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Activists tie a noose on an effigy symbolising Kenyan MPs on a gate, on January 14, 2013 in front of the parliament in Nairobi, during a demonstration against the lawmakers had voted for themselves a $107,000 sendoff bonus after their first attempt was vetoed by the President. The proposed pay off -- at a cost to the country of $23.7 million -- came after Kenya's parliament dismissed the majority of wage demands of striking public sector workers, including nurses who are currently on strike over pay demands. Kenyan lawmakers are already some of the best paid on the continent, with a tax-free monthly salary of some $13,000.AFP PHOTO/Tony KARUMBA (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Activists tie a noose on an effigy symbolising Kenyan MPs on a gate, on January 14, 2013 in front of the parliament in Nairobi, during a demonstration against the lawmakers had voted for themselves a $107,000 sendoff bonus after their first attempt was vetoed by the President. The proposed pay off -- at a cost to the country of $23.7 million -- came after Kenya's parliament dismissed the majority of wage demands of striking public sector workers, including nurses who are currently on strike over pay demands. Kenyan lawmakers are already some of the best paid on the continent, with a tax-free monthly salary of some $13,000.AFP PHOTO/Tony KARUMBA (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 14, 2013
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