Protestors to gather at Uhuru Park to press government to reopen schools

Students return to their homes on September 19, 2015, a day after the government ordered that all public and private schools be closed indefinitely because of the ongoing teachers' strike. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • They claimed the government erred by closing schools as it went against children’s right to education as stipulated by the Constitution.
  • The activists from grassroots associations and organisations vowed to press on with the protests.
  • Monday’s march will start from the Tom Mboya Monument on Moi Avenue and is expected to draw a large crowd given the gravity of the matter.

Activists from Nairobi will Monday take to the streets to protest the government’s decision to close schools following a strike by teachers.

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