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Thousands lose jobs as private school owners give up, prepare to close down schools.
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Thousands lose jobs as private school owners give up, prepare to close down schools.

Thousands of private school teachers and employees of private schools in Kenya have gone without pay for months , The Times has established, widening the increasing unemployment crisis occasioned by Covid-19 pandemic. And now hundreds of private school owners around Kenya are contemplating closing down the institutions entirely and exiting the sector completely, following financial troubles brought about by Covid-19 pandemic. The fate of many private schools in the country hangs in the balance with owners who spoke to The Times saying their staff have been worst hit by absence of salaries to pay teachers who are hard hit in the pocket by the closure of schools. The owners who spoke to The Times expressed concern that many private schools may not reopen in January 2021 due to finan...