Tuesday, December 15, 2009

South Sudan: Teachers in Juba return to their classrooms after being paid

Good news from SRS - Sudan Radio Service, 15 December 2009:
Teachers End Strike in Juba County
(Juba) – Teachers in Juba county went back to school on Tuesday after being paid their salaries for September and October.

The teachers’ representative, the headmaster of Juba Day Secondary School, the Rev. Daniel Swaka, speaking to Sudan Radio Service on Tuesday, confirmed that the strike had ended:

[Rev. Daniel Swaka]: “The teachers held a meeting and decided that they stop the strike and immediately start classes on the 15th which is today and in fact in the early morning as usual we came to the school and the lessons started normally which is an indication that the strike is already off.”

Teachers in Juba county went on strike in early November in protest against the government whom they accused of withholding salaries for September and October.
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