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Sexual harassment still rife in media

Sexual harassment still rife in media

Sexual harassment in the newsroom is still a topic of concern, resuscitating calls for strict enforcement of media workplace policies. ...

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Why the #metoo campaign went cold in Africa

Why the #metoo campaign went cold in Africa

It was tearful. It was shocking. The #metoo campaign unveiled in 2017 brought to the core hitherto hidden stories about ...

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World celebrates women

World celebrates women

On March 8 each year, women pause to reflect on their achievements and celebrate one another world over. This year theme ...

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Technology taps into ending huge post-harvest losses

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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Corporate boardrooms: where are the women?

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 ...

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Annual Media Summit 2019

Sexual harassment still rife in media

Sexual harassment in the newsroom is still a topic of concern, resuscitating calls for strict enforcement of media workplace policies. ...

Why the #metoo campaign went cold in Africa

It was tearful. It was shocking. The #metoo campaign unveiled in 2017 brought to the core hitherto hidden stories about ...

Gender

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Women pastoralists feel the heat of climate change

Faced with the harsh effects of erratic weather patterns, some Kenyan women livestock farmers call for help By SHARON BIRCH-JEFFREY ...

Why the #metoo campaign went cold in Africa

It was tearful. It was shocking. The #metoo campaign unveiled in 2017 brought to the core hitherto hidden stories about ...

‘Standard’ makes newsroom gender friendly

A media company in Kenya has taken the bull by its horns by coming up with various approaches to ensure ...

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Governance

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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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Still a man’s business despite notable successes

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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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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Top female journalist celebrated

Veteran journalist, Lucy Oriang’, was feted during this year’s Media Council of Kenya Annual Journalism Excellence Awards held in Nairobi, ...




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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 ...

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Access Africa

How have mobile phones transformed young lives in Africa? Today in Africa most young people in urban areas have mobile ...

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The world’s wealthiest woman, L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, Dies at 94

The world’s wealthiest woman, L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, has died, according to a statement from her daughter on Thursday. She was 94 ...