EAST AFRICAN NEWS

KENYA:No pay increase for nurses as talks end

March 2019 Daily nation; The month-long conciliation talks between nurses and their employers have not borne any fruit, the Nation has learnt. After the health workers went on strike, the Council of Governors moved to court, which ordered the parties to attend conciliation meetings initiated by Labour Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattani and …

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KENYA:Uhuru to nurses: There’s no money

February 2019 Business Daily;President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday appeared to have closed all avenues for dialogue with the striking nurses after he ruled out raising “the bloated and unsustainable” public wage bill further. Instead, the President restated the position of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) saying more attempts should …

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KENYA:Ministry takes over Sh8bn KU hospital

February 2019 Business Daily;Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital is set to become a State corporation under Health ministry according to an order signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The hospital which has been put up at Sh8 billion will, however, continue to provide specialised treatment alongside training and research …

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