2000 Christian Teachers Refuse to Work
by Vincent Funaro
Many of these schools employ Christians as teachers, leaving them unable to operate after this latest walkout...
...Jacob Kaimenyi, the cabinet secretary of Kenya's Ministry of Education, confirmed that about 95 schools have been closed, with nearly 500 others facing the possibility of shutting down as more than 2,000 teachers refuse to resume work.
Although the area is predominantly Muslim, many of its teachers are Christian, according to the Catholic publication Crux.
Church schools have also been affected by the walkout, however, many are still open with fewer students and teachers present...
...Christian teachers fear the radical Muslim group al-Shabaab which took responsibility for the vicious attack at Garissa University in Kenya where 148 Christian students were shot and killed last month.