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26 Sep 2018 | 12:49 PM UTC

Guinea: Indefinite nationwide teacher strike from October 3

Guinea News Alert

Teachers to launch indefinite nationwide strike on October 3; avoid all potential related protests

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/26/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/10/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Conakry). COUNTRY/REGION Guinea

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The Free Union of Teachers and Researchers of Guinea (SLECG) have announced that they intend to stage an indefinite nationwide strike starting from Wednesday, October 3, the scheduled back-to-school day. Associated student protests are possible.


Numerous similar strikes and related violent student protests have been held in Guinea in 2017-2018. Teachers are demanding the implementation of a wage increase. However, the government has refused to accept their demands.


Individuals in Guinea, particularly Conakry, are advised to remain vigilant and avoid all protests.


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