UNATU Calls Off Teachers’ Strike


The Uganda National Teacher Union (UNATU) has called off tge nation wide strike of arts teaches that has been going on for over two weeks.

The call off was after a meeting with President Museveni which was held at Kololo. The meeting was also attended by the Minister of Education, the First Lady Janet Kataha Museveni.

UNATU has reported that all their members are expected to be back to work by Wednesday.

However they maintain that discussions on their salary raise continue with government. According to Philbert Baguma, the spokesman of UNATU, “after spending over 3 hours discussing the way forward for the teachers, the teachers have accepted to continue with negotiations with the government. In the interest of the learners, teachers have accepted to go back to class as negotiations for salary increment goes on”


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