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When stigma causes more harm than Covid-19

When stigma causes more harm than Covid-19

On March 12, Wangui Waweru arrived back home in Lanet, Nakuru, from a workshop in Nairobi. Wangui, who ran a ...

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Poor diet stunts children’s growth

Poor diet stunts children’s growth

When one thinks of Nakuru County, which is 150km west of capital Nairobi, images of fresh produce and plenty of ...

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Why Nakuru’s poor sanitation poses health risk to population

Why Nakuru’s poor sanitation poses health risk to population

As the world becomes paranoid on hygiene amid Covid-19, Nakuru sanitation woes cause for worry Cholera, typhoid and dysentery kills ...

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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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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 ...

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. ...

Gender

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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 ...

Poor diet stunts children’s growth

When one thinks of Nakuru County, which is 150km west of capital Nairobi, images of fresh produce and plenty of ...

The massive, hidden cost of women’s unpaid work

For a long time, economists did not recognise unpaid work as work — nor the bias that declared certain tasks ...

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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 ...

More women in politics

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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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 ...

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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 ...