Doctors in Kenya still on strike after 3 months

The doctors strike in Kenya is now in its third month.

They are demanding a 300 % salary hike, as stipulated in the collective bargaining agreement signed in June 2013.

Michael Mumo, Editorial editor at Capital FM in Nairobi, says the Kenyan court allowed for mediation to take place over the past three weeks but no solution has been found.

The matter will return to court on Tuesday.

We are expecting the doctors and the government to state their position but none of them is willing to budge.

Michael Mumo, Editorial editor at Capital FM

Because no headway has been, there is a possibility of the union representing the doctors to be sent to jail because the strike has been declared illegal.

Michael Mumo, Editorial editor at Capital FM

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