University of Eldoret staffing row takes ethnic turn as leaders join fray

Police disperse demonstrators at the entrance to University of Eldoret on February 12, 2015. The rioters were led by Uasin Gishu Senator Isaac Melly. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA |

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  • MPs from Elgeyo-Marakwet, Uasin Gishu and Nandi counties keen to have the matters sorted out.

Promotion and appointment of academic staff at the University of Eldoret is the cause of riots that have hit the institution for the past week, leading to its indefinite closure.

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