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Students lose as Kenya teachers go on strike
At least 250,000 public school teachers walk out demanding 200 per cent pay rise, affecting millions of students.
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2012 20:33

At least 250,000 teachers in public schools in Kenya have gone on strike, after demanding a 200 per cent pay rise.

Primary and secondary school teachers walked out despite a court order blocking their strike.

Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Nairobi, Kenya.

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