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Teachers strike finally over.

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After three weeks of strike,learning will resume tomorrow,Tuesday 25th September at 8 a.m in all public schools.The strike started on 3rd September 2012,after teachers demanded a 300% salary increase.They also questioned why they are not treated as other public servants.Talks with the Minister of Finance,Robinson Njeru Githae and the Minister of Education,Mutula Kilonzo had fallen out in the beginning days.Now the government together with KNUT have decided to sign a deal of 13 Sh billion. Good news to the 2012 KCPE & KCSE candidates is that the exams will be postponed for a further 3 weeks.This measure has been taken by the Kenya National Examination Council in order to recover lost time.The KCSE exams will commence on October 15 while the KCPE exams will start on December 4.Education Minister Mutula kilonzo insisted that schools will re-open for 1st term 2013 on February instead of January.

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