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WAN-IFRA Women in News names Mary Mbewe  the 2020 Editorial Leadership Award Laureate for Africa

WAN-IFRA Women in News names Mary Mbewe  the 2020 Editorial Leadership Award Laureate for Africa

Today, WAN-IFRA Women in News has named Mary Mbewe, the Executive Editor of the Daily Nation in Zambia, as the ...

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Control measures sought to stem surge of malaria in Baringo as residents decry shortage shortage of drugs, nets

Control measures sought to stem surge of malaria in Baringo as residents decry shortage shortage of drugs, nets

Heavy rains and flooding in Baringo County, some 250km north of capital Nairobi, has recorded a surge in cases of ...

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Covid-19 makes paupers of women dependant on ecotourism

Covid-19 makes paupers of women dependant on ecotourism

  Leah Namunyak is depressed. Since Covid-19 struck Kenya in March 2020, the middle-aged woman can barely earn any income ...

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Covid-19 wreaks havoc on women-led businesses

Covid-19 wreaks havoc on women-led businesses

Webinar discussions show that the coronavirus pandemic is hitting women the hardest, with women-led Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) at ...

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School closures, poverty putting children at risk

School closures, poverty putting children at risk

In one village in Nyamira County, which is 350km west of capital Nairobi, young boys and girls walk up a ...

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WAN-IFRA Women in News names Mary Mbewe  the 2020 Editorial Leadership Award Laureate for Africa

Today, WAN-IFRA Women in News has named Mary Mbewe, the Executive Editor of the Daily Nation in Zambia, as the ...

The missing link in the fight against Covid-19

The missing link in the fight against the dreaded Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Kenya might lie in the lack of ...

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WAN-IFRA Women in News names Mary Mbewe  the 2020 Editorial Leadership Award Laureate for Africa

Today, WAN-IFRA Women in News has named Mary Mbewe, the Executive Editor of the Daily Nation in Zambia, as the ...

School closures, poverty putting children at risk

In one village in Nyamira County, which is 350km west of capital Nairobi, young boys and girls walk up a ...

Anxiety in Kenya’s business landscape as pandemic bites

Talk to business owners in Kenya regarding the measures in place to tame the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, and ...

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Women in politics: Miles to go before parity is achieved

By Zipporah Musau In the fight for gender equality, women around the world have advanced in small and large ways. ...

Corporate boardrooms: where are the women?

  A lack of diversity afflicts most companies’ boards By Kwamboka Oyaro When a woman rises to the top rung ...

Kenya’s human rights defender feted for her work

Njeri Kabeberi is a renowned human rights activist with countless international awards to her name, but has had little or ...

Guess who’s engaging the reverse gear on Africa

Africa has diametrically opposing stories. One is about a continent displaying all signs of massive economic take-off. The other is ...

Muslim women in Tunisia can now marry whoever they want—including non-Muslims

Tunisia has lifted a 44-year ban preventing Muslim women from marrying non-Muslims. Tunisia’s president Beji Caid Essebsi has led a ...

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Rwanda: Women Make Up More Than Half of Kagame’s New Cabinet

11 of 20 posts in President Paul Kagame's new administration have been taken by women. Kagame has cautioned the ministers against any form of mediocrity, saying they must give their best.

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Lessons Kenyan women politicians must keep in mind for 2022

COVID-19 has slowed down political activities in Kenya and such a situation is unpalatable for politicians. Luckily for them, they ...

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Innovation key to improving gender equality

“Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, is the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day, being commemorated today, March ...




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Covid-19 wreaks havoc on women-led businesses

Webinar discussions show that the coronavirus pandemic is hitting women the hardest, with women-led Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) at ...

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Anxiety in Kenya’s business landscape as pandemic bites

Talk to business owners in Kenya regarding the measures in place to tame the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, and ...

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Technology taps into ending huge post-harvest losses

By Juliana Omale-Atemi  Agriculture is one of the drivers of Kenya’s ‘Big Four’ agenda that defines the country’s development path ...

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Three women, three wives, one true story

A novel, a play and three women on the politics of polygamy, and what can change it. “I will not ...