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The Kiosk With Madame K – Show Your Loyalty

The Kiosk With Madame K – Show Your Loyalty

My kiosk people, you are welcome to the kiosk again…This time around, I have another person in my kiosk today. You see, people face a lot of challenges but for makeup, good clothes we hardly see a trace of it. That next door neighbour might just be suffering in silence. Amaka came to my kiosk […]

Motherhood Made Me An Entrepreneur

Motherhood Made Me An Entrepreneur

As a parent of younger children, I felt the intense pressures and emotions tied to keeping everything running smoothly both at home and in the office. Though I managed, it felt crazy. I tried every possible work schedule. There seemed to be no good solutions out there—until my co-founder Siva and I founded Kango, an […]

For Women In Dry North, Water Is Power

For Women In Dry North, Water Is Power

A new way of funding climate change projects at the local level is giving women more say over the use of precious resources Sitting a couple of kilometres outside the village of Wajir-bor in northeast Kenya is something quite rare for these dry parts: a small, well-maintained reservoir full of water with a watchman standing […]

These School Girls Need Proper Societal Care

These School Girls Need Proper Societal Care

It has come to light that a group of well-wishers, who have the welfare of young women at heart, has seen the predicament that afflicts schoolgirls in Kisarawe District secondary schools. The students, we are told, cover long distances on foot to school and back home. The well-wishers, a non-government organisation called Hope 4 Young […]

Parliament Urges Young People To Fight Against Sexual Violence In South Africa

Parliament Urges Young People To Fight Against Sexual Violence In South Africa

Parliament has urged young people, particularly young men, to be at the forefront of the fight to eradicate crimes against women and children. This year’s Youth Month takes place at a time when the country is confronted with increasing reports of violent and brutal attacks on women and children. The South African Police Services crime […]

Minister Wants HMOs Scrapped Over Alleged Mismanagement Of N531bn

Minister Wants HMOs Scrapped Over Alleged Mismanagement Of N531bn

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, wednesday called for the scrapping of Health Management Organisations (HMOs) operating under National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for among other things, failing to deliver on their health care mandate. He said a total sum of over N351 billion had been paid to the HMOs by the federal government […]

Gambia: Activist Wants Govt Assurance On FGM, Child Marriage Laws

Gambia: Activist Wants Govt Assurance On FGM, Child Marriage Laws

FGM activist and founder of Safe Hands for Girls, Jaha Dukureh, has called on the new government to affirm publicly that Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage laws passed by the former regime are here to stay. Jaha was briefing journalists on the upcoming FGM Media Award held at the GPU secretariat. “We are even […]

Kenya: IEBC Warns Of Stern Action On Violence Against Women

Kenya: IEBC Warns Of Stern Action On Violence Against Women

Security of women candidates is to be enhanced as the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) sent out a stern warning to male political rivals and their supporters against harassing their women opponents during this campaign period. Speaking in Nairobi during a meeting of women candidates vying for various political seats in the General elections […]

Inspiring Women On Abovewhispers -A Warrior Tells Her Story

Inspiring Women On Abovewhispers -A Warrior Tells Her Story

Today is the world sickle cell awareness day. It’s a day laid for everyone to have tangible information about the sickle cell disease. So, today, instead of sharing the ills about sickle in an article, we are sharing the story of a warrior. A young lady who against the odds of her condition as a […]

Rant Of The Day – Nose Picking

Rant Of The Day – Nose Picking

Welcome to the rant column. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, social etiquette, proper hygiene is very essential. I mean, why should a grown man or lady be seen nose picking in public? Jeez! That’s whew! Find a secluded place to do that even if you want to not in the public glare. Nope! It’s […]

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