Category: NEWS

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Outsourced Gemnet3 weeks

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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Mercy kahenda4 weeks

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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Mary Mwendwa2 months

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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Gemnet Staffwriter2 months

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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Joshua Araka2 months

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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Mercy kahenda2 months

Coronavirus opens novel ways to sustain child immunisation

Elena Kachike braves the cold weather to traverse the muddy, hilly and rocky remote villages of Baringo South, about 270km ...

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Joshua Araka3 months

Pushed away from towns and unwelcome in villages: Uncertain times for many as economic downturn makes life in urban areas hostile

Over the years, many Kenyans in the countryside regarded visitors from towns and cities as a blessing. This has radically ...

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Ken Abwao3 months

Coronavirus denies women health services

The coronavirus pandemic has affected the delivery of health services vital to the well-being of women; including family planning services ...

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Mercy kahenda3 months

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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Veronica Bosibori4 months

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 ...