School students in Kenya have around two weeks to go until their exams begin. But for them - there's a bigger challenge than just staying motivated and studying. Schools have been closed for nearly three weeks because of a teaching strike.
As for thousands in Turkey, a government decree ended Nuriye Gulmen and Semih Ozakca's careers. In protest, the pair started a hunger strike 113 days ago - they have languished in prison since their arrests on day 75.
Many teachers are worried about losing their jobs, and parents expect chaos in the school system. Polish teachers have gone on strike for the first time since 2008. The fight over education reform could be a long one.
The Kenyan doctor's strike took a new twist when a court jailed seven officials from the doctors' union. Public doctors have been on strike in Kenya since early December.
Manuela is on the run. She left the war and famine of her native South Sudan behind. However, a heavy drought is also threatening the existence of many people in her new Northern Kenyan refuge.
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