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Guinea pressured to meet demands of striking teachers

Union leaders want the government to increase teachers’ salaries, as well as cut food and fuel prices.

A strike by teachers in Guinea, which has closed schools for more than a month, has provoked a mass protest by angry parents. Union leaders want the government to increase teachers’ salaries, as well as cut food and fuel prices.

Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports.