Africa

Cameroon: Primary school teachers to strike

A Cameroon primary school

Teachers have given official notice of strike action from October 2nd to October 5th, this will coincide with the anniversary of the 1966 UNESCO recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.

Ivory Coast: Medical strike enters ninth day

The all-out strike, with no minimum service, continues, leaving hospitals practically deserted.

Morocco: Striking miners arrested at Jbel Awam

Miners at Jbel Awam in the Middle Atlas mountains of Morocco were arrested after police invaded their camp on Tuesday morning.

Sénégal: entire workforce fired for wildcat strike

Management at Mèches Darling have fired the entire workforce after a wildcat action.

France: petrol workers win bonus

The strike was launched on Monday at 4am by fuel delivery workers on the island of Réunion from the CFDT union.

Central African Republic: teachers threaten strike

Secondary and primary school teachers are threatening strike action over wage arrears.

Mali: Strike by university workers

Workers at the National centre for university works (CENOU) went on strike today after management "completely ignored" their demands.

South Africa: death at housing demonstration

A protester was accidentally killed during clashes between police and Soweto residents demanding improved housing conditions.

Namibian telecoms workers in unlawful strike

Telecom Namibia logo

Telecom Namibia employees briefly downed tools on Friday morning (31 August), a move condemned by management as in violation of dispute resolution procedures.

Namibian miners' strike enters second week

Rosh Pinah zinc and lead mine in southern Namibia

The strike at the Exarro Rosh Pinah zinc and lead mine in the South yesterday entered its second week as management and union representatives failed to reach agreement on a dispute over a sacked union leader.