Social - Strike
  • RAM pilots end strike
    07 june 2004 18:55:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Following an agreement with management, pilots at the Royal Air Maroc (RAM) have dnded a strike they launched last 26 May, official sources confirmed here Monday. Full text...

  • Airport staff on strike in Cameroon
    03 june 2004 11:51:00
    Douala- Cameroon (PANA) -- Workers at the Douala agency of Aeroports du Cameroun (ADC, Airports Authority) paralysed certain sections of the airport in the second largest city of Cameroon, notably the runway, in a short strike to demand payment of five months of salary arrears. Full text...

  • Moroccan pilots continue strike
    02 june 2004 22:59:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Pilots with Royal Air Morocco (RAM) on Wednesday voted to continue their ongoing strike, which started 26 May. Full text...

  • Pilots at Moroccan Airlines strike
    28 may 2004 20:13:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- A strike by pilots of Royal Air Maroc (RAM) disrupted scheduled flights to and from Morocco for the second consecutive day Friday. Full text...

  • Niger's public schools teachers return to work
    18 may 2004 11:15:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Niger's public schools teachers returned to the classroom Monday after a five-day strike called by their trade union, the National Union of Workers in Niger (SNEN), to press the government to repeal an early retirement plan. Full text...

  • Malian teachers observe 3-day strike
    12 may 2004 13:34:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Two trade unions of primary and secondary school teachers in Mali on Wednesday entered the second day of a three-day strike after negotiations with the authorities on bonuses and allowances broke down in Bamako. Full text...

  • Health workers in Benin threaten strike Wednesday
    11 may 2004 11:16:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Workers of the Hubert Coutouchou Maga National University Hospital (CNHU-HCM), the biggest in Benin, have threatened to begin a three-day wholesale strike on Wednesday in demand for better working conditions. Full text...

  • Burundi's local diplomats threaten strike
    01 may 2004 14:24:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Locally-based Burundi diplomats are planning an unprecedented strike at the foreign ministry to protest the authorities' slow progress in promoting them, the diplomats' union has said. Full text...

  • Liberian public school teachers end strike
    26 april 2004 16:39:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- Liberian public school teachers have agreed to end their strike of nearly two months after the transitional government promised to address their grievances, says a joint statement issued here Monday. Full text...

  • Teachers begin four-day strike in Niger
    13 april 2004 21:59:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Niger's National Teachers Trade Union (SNEN) on Tuesday directed nearly 15,000 of its members to begin a four-day strike to protest the non-fulfilment of its demands, trade union sources told PANA in Niamey. Full text...

  • Douala taxi drivers threaten strike
    05 april 2004 12:36:00
    Douala- Cameroon (PANA) -- Cameroon's commercial hub of Douala looked set for a transportation nightmare Monday, as rehabilitation works kicked off on the Wouri Bridge, the lone link between the city the west of the country, coupled with a strike threat from taxi drivers. Full text...

  • Intern doctors resume strike at Ivorian hospitals
    04 april 2004 20:19:00
    Abidjan- Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Intern Ivorian doctors have resumed their strike action to protest an increase in the registration fees for the Specialised Studies Certificate (CES) during the 2004 academic year. Full text...

  • Lecturers at N'djamena University strike over pay
    25 march 2004 22:55:00
    N'djamena- Chad (PANA) -- Lecturers at the University of N'djamena, affiliated to the Union of Higher Education Lecturers and Researchers (SYNECS), began striking on Thursday to press for the payment of two months in salary arrears. Full text...

  • DR Congo civil servants toughen stance over strike
    23 march 2004 09:02:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Civil servants in the DR Congo have toughened conditions of their month-long strike by stopping to provide even skeletal services in income generating departments as from Monday. Full text...

  • Sao Tome health workers threaten strike
    19 march 2004 10:44:00
    Sao Tome- Sao Tome and Principe (PANA) -- Male nurses and health technicians from Sao Tome's main hospital have threatened to observe an indefinite strike if the government failed to satisfy their demands by the first week of April. Full text...

  • Taxi drivers' strike paralyses Cameroonian cities
    15 march 2004 13:49:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- A strike by taxi drivers on Monday partly paralysed the transport system in Yaounde and Douala, the two main cities in Cameroon. Full text...

  • Striking Congolese civil servants threaten violence
    12 march 2004 09:47:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- DR Congo civil servants on strike since January, have threatened to go violent following the failure of talks with vice president Arthur Z'Ahidi Ngoma, who is in charge of social and cultural affairs in the transitional government. Full text...

  • CAR teachers continue strike
    09 march 2004 09:46:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Central African Republic's primary and secondary school teachers Tuesday entered their second day of an 11-day strike under the umbrella of the Federation of CAR Teachers (IFEC), pressing the payment of four months of wage arrears. Full text...

  • Malian teachers to go on strike Tuesday
    03 march 2004 17:15:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Malian teachers have announced that they will start a four-day strike next Tuesday after the collapse of negotiations with the government on their demands. Full text...

  • CAR teachers extend strike action to press demands
    22 february 2004 12:38:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The Confederation of Central African Republic Teachers (IFEC) has extended by eight additional days, starting 26 February, the three-day strike action it observed last week to demand overdue salaries covering three months. Full text...

  • School inspectors strike in Benin for pay arrears
    19 february 2004 09:49:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Inspectors of primary and secondary schools in Benin entered the second day of a three-day token strike to demand salary arrears and better working conditions. Full text...

  • Douala taxi drivers decry police harassment
    18 february 2004 19:15:00
    Douala- Cameroon (PANA) -- Taxi drivers in Cameroon's economic hub of Douala have launched a partial strike, stopping work on Tuesdays from 11 pm to 5 am in protest against police harassment. Full text...

  • Burundi faces strike over water, electricity bills
    16 february 2004 15:34:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Trade unions in Burundi have threatened to embark on an indefinite general strike within the next six days if the government maintains the recent hike in water and electricity bills, union sources said here. Full text...

  • Cab drivers' strike cripples Grand Comoro Island
    12 february 2004 09:32:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- The six-day strike by taxi operators has crippled economic activities in Moroni and other cities in the Grand Comoro Island. Full text...

  • Dual strike cripples education sector in Niger
    09 february 2004 15:02:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- The education sector in Niger was rendered paralysed Monday as Niamey University professors entered the second week of an indefinite strike and primary and secondary school teachers commenced a 48-hour strike action. Full text...

  • Strike paralyses Cameroonian tea company
    28 january 2004 14:37:00
    Douala- Cameroon (PANA) -- The Cameroonian tea production company, Tole Tea has been paralysed for over 10 days due to a strike action by workers to press demands for better working conditions. Full text...

  • Nouakchott cabbies suspend strike
    23 january 2004 14:57:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Taxi drivers in the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott, Friday suspended a strike action they embarked on the day before, organisers of the protest have said. Full text...

  • Gabonese university lecturers end strike action
    15 january 2004 11:14:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Lecturers and researchers at the Omar Bongo University (UOB) Wednesday called off a strike action after the government Tuesday settled delayed allowances that prompted the boycott of classes, union sources said here. Full text...

  • Taxi drivers to launch "Operation Snail" in Port Louis
    10 january 2004 17:52:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Some 100 taxi drivers belonging to the umbrella, Unhappy Transport Association (ATM), will on Monday stage a so-called "Operation Snail" strike to force Prime Minister Paul Berenger to abandon his move to regularise its members. Full text...

  • Senegalese hauliers call off strike
    05 january 2004 21:11:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The National Union of Senegalese Hauliers (SNTS) has called off a two-day strike only hours after the industrial action was launched here Monday to protest against police harassment. Full text...

  • Senegalese transporters observe two-day strike
    05 january 2004 14:11:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Members of the Trade Union of Drivers and Transporters affiliated to the National Confederation of Senegalese Workers (CNTS) embarked on a two-day strike Monday to protest police harassment and a 12-month sentence handed to one of their members. Full text...

  • Maritime workers in Guinea-Bissau plan strike over pay
    30 december 2003 23:17:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- In demand for pay arrears totalling 368,123,079 FCFA, the National Union of Maritime Observers (SINAMAR) in Guinea-Bissau has notified the transitional government that its workers would strike for 15 days beginning 5 January 2004. Full text...

  • Malian teachers go on two-day strike
    09 december 2003 13:44:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Teachers under the umbrella of the Federation of Malian Education (FEN), a leading trades union in Mali, Tuesday began a two-day strike to protest government's failure to meet their demands. Full text...

  • Malian teachers to observe strike next week
    04 december 2003 18:38:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Several trade unions under the Malian National Education Federation (FEN) have threatened to go on strike 9-10 December to press for improved working conditions for its members. Full text...

  • Guinea Bissau electricity workers end strike
    19 november 2003 22:42:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Employees of Guinea Bissau Electricity and Water Company (EAGB) resumed work Wednesday after a weeklong strike to press for the payment of 12 months of wage arrears. Full text...

  • Guinea-Bissau students begin strike in Dakar
    19 november 2003 16:17:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Guinea-Bissau students attending the University of Dakar have embarked on strike to demand the payment of four months of scholarship arrears, according to their spokesperson, Ligia Lacerda. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso faces general strike next week
    13 november 2003 09:02:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Burkina Faso's Social Action Workers Union (SYNTAS) has programmed a general strike from 19-21 November to press for improved living and working conditions for its members. Full text...

  • Benin unionists call for general strike
    29 october 2003 23:35:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The Benin Trade Union Confederation (CSTB) called Wednesday for a one-day general strike in both the public and private sectors on 11 November to press grievances against the government. Full text...

  • Burundi magistrates agree to work after 52-day strike
    21 october 2003 12:37:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Magistrates in Burundi have resolved to resume work Wednesday after a 52-day strike, threatening to revert to the protest action if their wage claims were not met in two months. Full text...

  • Algerian teachers start weeklong strike
    18 october 2003 11:36:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Algeria's secondary school teachers started on Saturday a weeklong strike to protest against the arrest on Wednesday of colleagues during a demonstration at the Education Directorate of the prefecture of Bordj Bouarreridj, 250 km east of Algiers. Full text...

  • South African weapon manufacturing firm hit by strike
    16 october 2003 14:02:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Hundreds of employees at Denel, the South African weapons manufacturing company on Thursday downed tools to press for a 9. Full text...

  • Algerian workers go on a general strike
    15 october 2003 22:54:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Tension is running high in Algeria against the backdrop of strikes in several sectors, after a fruitless meeting involving the government, trade unions and employers. Full text...

  • Striking unionists in Cameroon allege death threats
    15 october 2003 19:12:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Some leaders of the National Union of Health Workers (SYNPEMS) in Cameroon, who launched a strike here last Monday told PANA Wednesday they had come under death threats. Full text...

  • Nigeria Labour Congress calls off planned fuel strike
    08 october 2003 22:27:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- A day before the start of a planned nationwide strike to protest rising fuel prices in Nigeria, umbrella Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Wednesday night called off the strike following an agreement between the union and oil marketers. Full text...

  • Malian workers begin 2-day strike
    06 october 2003 13:09:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The National Union of Malian Workers (UNTM), the country's main labour confederation, launched a 2-day strike Monday in keeping with an ultimatum issued earlier 18 September. Full text...

  • Cameroon's national printers suspend strike
    19 september 2003 13:16:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Workers at Cameroon's National Printing Company here have suspended their two-week-old strike after management agreed to meet part of their demands, a spokesman for the workers said here Friday. Full text...

  • Govt punishes striking Burundian magistrates
    03 september 2003 22:42:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Burundian authorities Wednesday announced punitive measures against magistrates staging an "indefinite" strike since Monday demanding an "effective application" of the judicial body's status. Full text...

  • Burundian magistrates' strike disappoints Ndayizeye
    02 september 2003 20:19:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- President Domitien Ndayizeye has expressed disappointment at the "indefinite" strike launched Monday by Burundian magistrates over improved status of the judiciary. Full text...

  • Burundian magistrates strike
    01 september 2003 22:08:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Burundian magistrates began an indefinite strike Monday to demand the effective application of a new status for the judiciary. Full text...

  • Mozambican electricity workers on strike
    07 august 2003 20:38:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican workers at the Cahora Basa Hydroelectricity company, HCB, in the western Tete province, embarked on a strike Thursday to demand, among others, equal wages and social benefits with their foreign colleagues. Full text...

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