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Let’s Respect Women And Children As We Celebrate 70th Human Rights Day – George Morara

Let’s Respect Women And Children As We Celebrate 70th Human Rights Day – George Morara

Calls for respect to children, women and the most vulnerable people in the society dominated the 70th celebrations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which was marked on Monday at the University of Nairobi. Speaking during the event, the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Vice Chairperson George Morara called on the public to […]

Kenyan Woman Jailed For Six Years For Circumcising Twin Daughters

Kenyan Woman Jailed For Six Years For Circumcising Twin Daughters

 The mother said she wanted her daughters to undergo female genital mutilation to avoid a curse from her deceased grandfather A woman in central Kenya was jailed for six years for forcing her 13-year-old twin daughters to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) in a rare conviction in the east African nation, a charity which helped […]

Votes On Two-Thirds Gender Bill Postponed Amid Quorum Fears

Votes On Two-Thirds Gender Bill Postponed Amid Quorum Fears

 National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has stood down the vote on the two-thirds gender bill after the House failed to meet the threshold needed for the bill to sail through. Muturi says the House Business Committee will set a new date for the vote next week Tuesday after MPs failed to raise 233 members required […]

Cancer Of The Esophagus Is Kenya’s Present Nightmare

Cancer Of The Esophagus Is Kenya’s Present Nightmare

Esophagus cancer is now the leading killer in Kenya, overtaking cervix, breast, stomach and prostate cancers, according to recent data from World Health Organisation. This was attributed to late diagnosis, with experts saying most of the cases are normally diagnosed in their late stages. Food pipe cancer could also be linked to volcanic soils, alcohol […]

Women MPs Take Gender Bill Seriously

Women MPs Take Gender Bill Seriously

 Women MPs have come out strongly to defend the Constitution Amendment Bill 2018 on the gender rule, saying it will not be used to bring ‘slay queens’ or girlfriends of the political class to Parliament as suggested by some male colleagues. Nominated MP Cecily Mbarire and her counterpart Jennifer Shamalla warned their colleagues against calling […]

Kenya Pipeline Loss Hits $19 Million

Kenya Pipeline Loss Hits $19 Million

Kenya Pipeline Company will be in the spotlight today after the board called for a special meeting with senior managers to explain a fuel loss that has now climbed to 23 million litres — and which insurance firms say they will not pay for. During a stormy meeting with KPC officials, oil marketing companies refused […]

Kenya Media Council Launches Massive Crackdown On Quacks

Kenya Media Council Launches Massive Crackdown On Quacks

Agency’s Chief Executive Officer says the council is targeting six counties across the country for a major operation in the coming weeks to weed out the quacks. Media Council of Kenya has said it will launch a major crackdown to rein on quacks who have deeply infiltrated the Kenyan media industry. The agency’s chief executive […]

‘Have Your Say On Family Planning’ – Mrs Jeannette Kagame Tells Women Leaders

‘Have Your Say On Family Planning’ – Mrs Jeannette Kagame Tells Women Leaders

Rwanda’s First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, has rallied women in leadership to use their positions to voice concerns on family planning services if they are to make a critical contribution to sustainable development in their societies. Mrs Kagame used the platform of the ongoing International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Kigali to highlight some of […]

Police Arrests Quack Doctor Who Sedates And Rapes Patients In Kenya

Police Arrests Quack Doctor Who Sedates And Rapes Patients In Kenya

 Quack doctor Mugo wa Wairimu will spend Tuesday night at the Pangani Police Station after he was arrested in Gachie, Kiambu County. Mugo has been on the run for two weeks after a Nation Television investigative story revealed he had resumed sedating female patients and sexually assaulting them. “He is in custody. He will be […]

World’s Largest Silk Producer To Set Up Base In Kenya

World’s Largest Silk Producer To Set Up Base In Kenya

 The world’s largest producer of silk, Guangdong Silk-Tex Group, has announced its plans to set up shop in Kenya. Top officials of the government owned company met President Uhuru Kenyatta in Shanghai, China, today during which they confirmed plans to set up business in Nairobi. Officials of the company were led by their Chairman Ke […]

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