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Pandemic effects: Covid-19 pushed me into waste collection

Pandemic effects: Covid-19 pushed me into waste collection

Theresa Njeri, a mother of three, is pregnant with her fourth child. Though she feels tired and weak because of ...

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2022 and the two-thirds gender rule: Will Kenya get it right this time?

2022 and the two-thirds gender rule: Will Kenya get it right this time?

On August 9, 2021, exactly one year to the 2022 General Elections, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) released ...

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Healthcare practitioners battle to restore maternal services after disruption due to covid-19

Healthcare practitioners battle to restore maternal services after disruption due to covid-19

There has been concern about the uptake of maternal healthcare services’ after the disruption caused by the outbreak of the ...

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Cows help women fight COVID-19 setbacks

Cows help women fight COVID-19 setbacks

By Michelle Dibo When she received a cow under the One Cow Initiative, Linet Wangila, from Eshisiru Centre in Lurambi ...

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Vaccine hesitancy higher in women than men

Vaccine hesitancy higher in women than men

By Sharon Atieno Though African countries are struggling to secure more COVID-19 vaccine doses for their populace, vaccine hesitancy remains ...

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Pandemic effects: Covid-19 pushed me into waste collection

Theresa Njeri, a mother of three, is pregnant with her fourth child. Though she feels tired and weak because of ...

As press freedom continues to struggle in Kenya, alternatives keep hope alive

  Two ranking measures – the World Press Freedom Index 2021 and African Media Barometer publications – indicate that journalists ...

Empowering Women in media

Women remain underrepresented in leadership roles in media organisations despite a higher proportion of female students graduating from university journalism ...

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2022 and the two-thirds gender rule: Will Kenya get it right this time?

On August 9, 2021, exactly one year to the 2022 General Elections, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) released ...

Online debate on sexual harassment calls for policies to address misconduct

A section of netizens have asked Kenyans to shun sexual harassment at the work place, including in newsrooms. Their reactions ...

How failure to report and manage sexual harassment is harming African news media

New research released today by the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)’s Women in News programme has provided first-of-its-kind insight ...

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Garissa MP steps out with all-women body guards

Garissa County Woman Representative Anab Gure has created a buzz after she was spotted with all-female guards dressed in Muslim ...

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 ...

More women in politics

Still a man’s business despite notable successes

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Tackling the underrepresentation of women in media

By Aneeta Rattan, Siri Chilazi, Oriane Georgeac, and Iris Bohnet Around the world, women are far less likely than men ...

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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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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 ...