GUINEA-BISSAU: Teachers strike over non-pay

by E Wayne Ross on March 25, 2009

IRIN News: GUINEA-BISSAU: Teachers strike over non-pay; Children have missed four months of schooling in the 2008-09 academic year

BISSAU, 20 March 2009 (IRIN) РIntermittent teacher strikes that have disrupted the school year since October 2008 are on again as most of the country’s teachers went on strike on 19 March over salary arrears, according to the Union of Teachers.