UNZA lecturers go on strike

UNZA is infamous for strikes and riots. This photo by Thomas Nsama was taken during one of the upheavals at the supposedly highest learning institution in Zambia

UNZA is infamous for strikes and riots. This photo by Thomas Nsama was taken during one of the upheavals at the supposedly highest learning institution in Zambia

University of Zambia (UNZA) lectures have gone on strike.
The Lecturers and Researchers resolved to go on strike starting today, Monday June 29, 2009.
The University of Zambia has just opened for a new academic year.
UNZA Lecturers and Researchers Union (UNZALARU) president Fenstone Mwape announced in Lusaka that his members have rejected the little money government is offering as increment.
Dr. Mwape said that no lecturer will be expected to offer any lecture or academic work from now onwards.
He said the go slow will remain if force until all the demands are addressed.
Dr. Mwape said his union wants government and UNZA management to engage in serious negotiations.
Dr. Mwape also demanded that all outstanding bills to union members be paid immediately.

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