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Man Batters Wife For Serving Late Meal

Man Batters Wife For Serving Late Meal

A pregnant woman is nursing serious injuries after she was allegedly beaten by her husband. Valarie Masibo, 29 suffered facial, ear and dental injuries after she was allegedly being beaten by Naftali Luzeli, 26, at Kipkaren Estate in Eldoret on Friday. Reason? She delayed his supper. Ms Masibo’s photos went viral on Facebook and Twitter. […]

Teachers Service Commission Urged To Take Education Seriously

Teachers Service Commission Urged To Take Education Seriously

Two MPs from Garissa have asked the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to post more female teachers to girls only schools so as to enable them address their issues. Garissa Woman Rep Anab Subow and Ijara MP Sophia Abdinoor urged the government to employ more female teachers as part of affirmative action. Speaking Monday at Fafi […]

Safaricom CEO Defends Company’s Dominance As He Returns To Work

Safaricom CEO Defends Company’s Dominance As He Returns To Work

Kenya’s dominant telecoms operator Safaricom does not hinder competition, its chief executive Bob Collymore told lawmakers on Monday as he returned to work after a nine-month absence for medical treatment. The country’s industry regulator recommended in a draft proposal in May that Safaricom, which controls 67 percent of Kenya’s mobile market, should offer rivals access […]

Mistreated Women Turn ‘Lawyers’ To Win Divorce, Child Custody In Kenya’s Courts

Mistreated Women Turn ‘Lawyers’ To Win Divorce, Child Custody In Kenya’s Courts

Standing before a judge in a courtroom can be daunting for anyone – let alone someone with zero legal know-how who is representing themselves against a more powerful adversary. But that is exactly what 44-year-old Kenyan Yvonne did after her businessman husband left her for another woman. For years he ignored her pleas for a […]

African Women In Technology Conference To Take Place In Kenya

African Women In Technology Conference To Take Place In Kenya

The African Women in Technology (AWIT) Conference is scheduled to take place from July 19 – 21, 2018. Hosted yearly by IBOM LLC, the 3-day conference focuses on empowering, educating and connecting African women in business and technology. The core objective of the conference is to provide a platform for advancing the careers of African […]

Monica Juma Roots For Women Empowerment In Kenya

Monica Juma Roots For Women Empowerment In Kenya

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma has stressed the need to empower women politically as well as economically and them in policy-making at national and continental level so as to tackle gender inequality. Juma said that gender equality and empowerment cannot be achieved without the equal, full and effective participation of women at all levels […]

The Female CEO In Kenya

The Female CEO In Kenya

Looking at our economy, Kenya recorded a decrease in the unemployment rate to 11 percent in 2017 from 11.29 percent in 2015, with the all-time high being 12.18 percent in 2010 and a record low of 8.10 percent in 1999. These statistics continue to reflect a high youth unemployment rate. Companies have opted to downsize […]

Kenya Searches For ‘First Woman President’

Kenya Searches For ‘First Woman President’

As political and legal efforts to achieve gender equality and have more women in leadership positions build up across the world, a reality TV show in Kenya aims to take the conversation further, by encouraging debate around the concept of “women as leaders” in order to promote gender equality and women leadership. Dubbed Ms President, […]

Suffering In Silence – The Pain Of Obstetric Fistula Among Young Women

Suffering In Silence – The Pain Of Obstetric Fistula Among Young Women

Sasha is 22-years-old. She was married off when she was just nine and by the time she was 11, she was pregnant with her first child, and unprepared for childbirth. So when labour came, in the middle of the night – in her geographically isolated village in rural Kenya – she was unaware of the painful […]

Kenya’s Central Bank Governor Calls For Regulation Of Fintech Lenders

Kenya’s Central Bank Governor Calls For Regulation Of Fintech Lenders

A boom in lending by financial technology (fintech) firms in Kenya has led to an increase in predatory lending practices, the country’s central bank governor said on Tuesday, calling for the sector to be regulated. Kenya built a reputation as a pioneer of financial inclusion through its early adoption of a mobile money system that […]

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