Social - Strike
  • Nigerian strike divides labour unions
    06 july 2003 15:57:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- The umbrella Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Sunday urged Nigerians to disregard its sister Trade Union Congress (TUC), which Saturday backed out of the ongoing strike to protest fuel price hikes in the country. Full text...

  • Nigerian strike continues as labour rejects govt proposal
    05 july 2003 18:10:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- The umbrella Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Saturday resolved to continue with the six-day-old nation- wide strike called to protest recent fuel price increases, after rejecting a government offer to reduce the price of petrol from 40 Naira (31 cents) to 35 Naira (27 cents) per litre. Full text...

  • Union softens oil export threat as Nigerian strike enters Day 5
    04 july 2003 11:59:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has refuted earlier reports that the powerful senior oil workers union planned to shut down Nigeria's oil export beginning Friday, in support of the ongoing strike called to protest last month's fuel price hikes. Full text...

  • Nigeria loses N200 million daily as strike forces ports closure
    03 july 2003 13:19:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) said it was losing 200 million Naira (1. Full text...

  • Police attack protesters, journalists on day 2 of Nigerian strike
    01 july 2003 17:26:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Police in the Nigerian capital of Abuja Tuesday attacked protesters and journalists on the second day of a nation-wide strike, which left at least six people dead on the first day. Full text...

  • Nigerian workers union vow to continue strike
    30 june 2003 19:07:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- The nation-wide strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to protest the increase in the pump prices of petroleum products will continue after a meeting called by President Olusegun Obasanjo to resolve the disagreement with organised labour ended without an immediate solution "The meeting has not met our demands which is reversal to the old prices," NLC President Adams Oshiomhole told journalists after the meeting in Abuja Monday night. Full text...

  • Protesters, police clash as strike cripples Nigeria
    30 june 2003 13:03:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Police fired teargas to disperse protesters and arrested several demonstrating students in Nigeria's commercial city of Lagos, where an indefinite strike called to protest against a recent fuel price hike started off Monday. Full text...

  • Obasanjo to meet labour leaders over strike
    30 june 2003 09:02:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo will meet labour leaders and other stakeholders in Abuja later on Monday as the nation-wide strike called to protest massive hike in fuel prices starts to bite, according to presidential spokesperson Remi Oyo. Full text...

  • Nigerian workers start indefinite strike
    30 june 2003 08:42:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian workers on Monday began an indefinite nation-wide strike to protest recent huge increases in the prices of petroleum products as directed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the umbrella group for the country's workers. Full text...

  • Nigerian govt meets union in bid to avert strike
    29 june 2003 17:39:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- A last-ditch meeting between the Nigerian government and the country's organised labour Sunday failed to avert a planned nation-wide strike, scheduled to start Monday to protest the recent hike in the price of petroleum products Officials of both delegations traded blames over the failure of the three-and-a-half hour meeting, held in Abuja, the Nigerian federal capital. Full text...

  • Strikes in Nigerian varsities cause 45 billion Naira losses
    24 june 2003 11:32:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria lost 45. Full text...

  • Angola University teachers reject call to end strike
    18 june 2003 13:58:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- Lecturers at the Agostinho Neto University of Luanda (UAN) have rejected to end their five-day strike despite calls to do so by UAN deputy rector Domingos Nascimento. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe labour unions plan second strike over fuel price
    13 june 2003 20:07:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwe's biggest labour union said Friday it plans to call a second national strike to press the government to reverse steep fuel price increases imposed in April. Full text...

  • Security forces, demonstrators clash in Reunion
    04 june 2003 16:42:00
    Saint Denis- Reunion (PANA) -- Police in Saint Denis clashed Tuesday with demonstrators demanding the withdrawal plans to decentralise the education sector as well as protesting against reforms on retirement. Full text...

  • Guiné-Bis workers on a three-day strike
    03 june 2003 09:28:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Workers of the Guinea-Bissau Insurance Company (Guiné-Bis) on Tuesday began their second day of a three-day strike to press for better working conditions, including salary increases. Full text...

  • Strike leaves 25 dead in Bissau hospital
    02 june 2003 21:38:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- At least 25 people have died at the national Simon Mendes Hospital here since medical workers began their strike action last month, hospital sources said Monday. Full text...

  • Niger trade union launches five-day strike
    27 may 2003 19:59:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Workers in the health and financial sectors here began a five-day strike Tuesday called by the Niger Workers Democratic Confederation (CDTN) over wages claims. Full text...

  • Police, demonstrators clash in Reunion
    20 may 2003 09:47:00
    Saint Denis- Reunion (PANA) -- Police in Reunion threw teargas and charged at hundreds of striking teachers in the streets of Saint Denis later Monday afternoon. Full text...

  • Work suspended at troubled Mozambican gas plant
    12 may 2003 21:34:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The management of Mozambique's troubled natural gas treatment plant at Temane in the southern province of Inhambane, will meet Tuesday to discuss resumption of work, suspended after the death Friday of a worker, the national news agency, AIM Reported Monday. Full text...

  • Mozambican worker killed at a gas facility
    12 may 2003 19:56:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- One Mozambican worker was killed Friday when police opened fire on a crowd of strikers at a natural gas processing centre under construction at Temane, in the country's southern province, the national news agency (AIM) reported Monday. Full text...

  • Burkinabe unionists threaten general strike
    07 may 2003 22:44:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Labour organisations in Burkina Faso have threatened a general nationwide strike 27 May to protest a decree granting interest-free loans to government officials, union sources said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Gabonese radio, television workers on strike
    07 may 2003 19:13:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Workers at Gabon's Channel 1 public radio and television station (RTG1) Wednesday entered the second day of an "indefinite strike," demanding payment of allowances and better working conditions. Full text...

  • Niger's central labour union launches five-day strike
    06 may 2003 13:28:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- The Democratic Confederation of Niger Workers (CDTN), one of the country's leading central labour bodies, began a five-day strike Monday, for wage-related demands. Full text...

  • Teachers end month-long strike in Sao Tome
    05 may 2003 23:05:00
    Sao Tome- Sao Tome and Principe (PANA) -- Classes will resume 12 May at the national high school of Sao Tome and Principe as teachers call off a month-long strike over pay rise, which they finally got. Full text...

  • Cameroonian teachers demand release of jailed colleague
    05 may 2003 20:27:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Public school teachers in Cameroon have planned to strike on 16 May to demand the release of their colleague, jailed in Yaounde central prison for the death of a student, the Federation of trade unions of the education sector (FECASE) said. Full text...

  • Zimbabwean labour union calls three-day strike
    22 april 2003 15:34:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU), the country's biggest labour union, Tuesday called a three-day general strike beginning Wednesday in protest of the government's 300 percent hike in fuel prices. Full text...

  • Algerian medics announce strike for Saturday
    17 april 2003 20:18:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The union of Algerian medical professors and doctors has announced an indefinite strike to start on Saturday. Full text...

  • Guinea-Bissau youths observe hunger strike
    13 april 2003 15:36:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Guinea-Bissau's Catholic youth on Sunday started a three-day hunger strike to protest against the difficult socio-economic and political conditions facing their country under the regime of President Kumba Yala. Full text...

  • Malian contractual teachers observe two-week strike
    10 april 2003 11:59:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Malian contractual teachers in the country's primary and secondary schools began a two-week strike Wednesday to push for the harmonisation of their salaries with those of their fully integrated colleagues in the civil service. Full text...

  • University professors intensify strike in Benin
    09 april 2003 20:34:00
    Abomey-Calavi- Benin (PANA) -- Professors at the University of Abomey-Calavi who are members of the autonomous Trade Union of Research and Higher Education (SYNARES) on Wednesday intensified their three-day strike begun Tuesday in demand for improved working and living conditions. Full text...

  • Labour unions ask Swazi PM to resign
    04 march 2003 14:42:00
    Manzini- Swaziland (PANA) -- Swazi trade unions and civic organisations Tuesday called on Prime Minister Sibusiso Dlamini to resign for his alleged failure to satisfy the yearnings of the citizenry. Full text...

  • Swazi labour federations defy King
    02 march 2003 12:40:00
    Mbabane- Swaziland (PANA) -- Trade unions in Swaziland have indicated they would go ahead with a general two-day strike planned for next Tuesday and Wednesday despite threats from King Mswati III warning against the industrial action. Full text...

  • Port workers in Cotonou strike against privatisation
    26 february 2003 17:09:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Port workers in Benin began a three-day strike here Wednesday to protest the planned privatisation of the Cotonou Autonomous Port and the construction of a new port by the French Bouygues Group. Full text...

  • Civil service strike brings Bissau to a standstill
    24 february 2003 21:52:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Civil servants in Guinea Bissau Monday started a five-day strike to press their demand for payment of six-month salary arrears and improved working conditions. Full text...

  • Mauritian drivers on sixth day of hunger strike
    24 february 2003 18:04:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Six drivers working for a Mauritian company, White Sand Tours (WST), marked the sixth day of their hunger strike Monday, demanding the reinstatement of 39 of their fired colleagues. Full text...

  • Drivers throng Algiers filling stations to beat strike
    24 february 2003 16:14:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Drivers thronged filling stations Monday in Algiers to beat a two-day strike scheduled to start Tuesday by the General Union of Algerian Workers (UGTA). Full text...

  • Fuel scarcity persists as Nigerian oil workers end strike
    21 february 2003 11:56:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Thousands of commuters were stranded in Nigerian cities Friday due to the resurgence of fuel scarcity in the country, as oil workers ended their six-day strike to press for autonomy and better welfare for staff at the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). Full text...

  • Secondary education strike enters second day in Benin
    19 february 2003 23:07:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- A three-day strike by the umbrella union of secondary school teachers in Benin entered its second day on Wednesday, with the strikers demanding better living and working conditions from the government of President Mathieu Kerekou. Full text...

  • High turnout for customs officers' strike in Algeria
    19 february 2003 20:17:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The nationwide customs officers' strike held Wednesday in Algeria drew a large turnout, according to the organisers in Algiers. Full text...

  • Striking school teachers toughen stance in Benin
    19 february 2003 15:55:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Striking primary and nursery school teachers in Benin have told President Mathieu Kerekou's government that they would only resume classes after it has cleared their salary arrears. Full text...

  • Strike at Cameroon's Chamber of Agriculture enters third month
    18 february 2003 23:31:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Workers at the Cameroon Chamber of Agriculture were Tuesday beginning the third month of a strike they started on 18 December 2002 to press for payment of salary arrears. Full text...

  • Benin's teachers begin three-day strike Tuesday
    17 february 2003 22:29:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The Federation of Benin Teachers in General, Technical and Vocational Education have decided to observe a three-day strike beginning Tuesday to demand better living and working conditions for its members. Full text...

  • Guinea-Bissau health workers on strike
    17 february 2003 14:15:00
    Bissau- Guinea-Bissau (PANA) -- Guinea-Bissau senior health workers' union and the union of technical health workers Monday embarked on a four-day non-renewable strike. Full text...

  • Nigerian official says strike won't affect oil distribution
    15 february 2003 14:04:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The strike by senior Nigerian oil workers slated to start Saturday will not affect local fuel supply, according to officials of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN). Full text...

  • Senior Nigerian oil workers threaten strike Saturday
    14 february 2003 17:32:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Senior Nigerian oil workers said Friday they would proceed on strike Saturday, following the expiration of their 14-day ultimatum to the federal government to meet their demands, which included prompt payment of salaries at the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). Full text...

  • Algerian dockworkers to go on strike Sunday
    14 february 2003 17:31:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Some 10,000 dockworkers will observe a daylong strike at Algeria's 15 commercial ports on Sunday, union sources said Friday. Full text...

  • Cameroon Civil Service strike flops
    22 january 2003 20:46:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- A call by the Cameroon Civil Servants Union (CSP) for a 48-hour strike beginning Wednesday appeared to have gone unheeded, as government offices functioned normally in the capital Yaounde. Full text...

  • Niger's contract teachers begin strike
    20 january 2003 23:11:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Niger's Union of Contracted Teachers and National Civic Service conscripts (UNAVES) started Monday a five-day nation-wide strike to demand better working conditions. Full text...

  • Swazi trade unions ready to strike next week
    14 january 2003 12:34:00
    Manzini- Swaziland (PANA) -- Public servants unions in Swaziland have rejected an invitation by Prime Minister Sibusiso Dlamini to discuss with him a "compromise" plan to avert a stay-away strike set for next week. Full text...

  • Guinea Bissau parliament workers threaten strike
    12 january 2003 18:42:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Employees of Guinea Bissau's National Assembly and affiliated services have threatened to embark on a general strike soon to protest the non-payment of salaries for the past seven months. Full text...

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