The Teachers Union of Namibia has announced plans to have teachers in all the regions to down tools after salary negotiations with the government reached a deadlock. TUN secretary-general Mahongora Kavihuha says the union is requesting an increment of 5% for the 2022/23 financial year, a 9% increment for housing allowance, and a 10% increase for transport allowance, as well as an additional 10% for motor vehicle allowance.
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