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I Will Introduce Gender Bill Again But Women Must Unite – Aden Duale

I Will Introduce Gender Bill Again But Women Must Unite – Aden Duale

National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale has announced plans to re-introduce the elusive Bill on two-thirds gender rule that flopped for a record fourth time in February. Duale who spoke in Kisumu when he graced Mothers for Peace conference on Saturday, however, decried the division within women legislators fearing that the Bill will still face […]

Kenya’s Rape Survivors Win Right To Abortion In Landmark Court Ruling

Kenya’s Rape Survivors Win Right To Abortion In Landmark Court Ruling

Kenya’s High Court ruled that rape survivors had the right to an abortion on Wednesday, as it ordered authorities to pay almost $30,000 in damages to the mother of a teenage victim who died after a botched abortion. The landmark ruling in a country where abortion is illegal in most cases was in response to […]

President Kenyatta To Speak At Global Conference On Women And Girls In Canada

President Kenyatta To Speak At Global Conference On Women And Girls In Canada

President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Tuesday join over 8,000 delegates from more than 165 countries at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The three day conference will explore how power can drive or hinder progress and change for a more gender equal world. GENDER EQUALITY The conference, held every three years, is a […]

Kenya Seeks U.S.$740 Million From World Bank

Kenya Seeks U.S.$740 Million From World Bank

For the first time in more than a decade, Kenya has reached out to the World Bank for an urgent loan in the form of budget support. This signals the gravity of the country’s rapidly deteriorating cash-flow situation that is characterised by falling revenues and worsening debt service obligations. PUBLIC PURSE The Nation has learnt […]

Mombasa Shuts Down Health Facilities

Mombasa Shuts Down Health Facilities

Mombasa County government has shut down four health facilities to prevent a possible cholera outbreak. In a statement released on Friday, the county’s health department said it had shut down the facilities to prevent the spread of water borne diseases. FLOODS “Due to the ongoing rainfall and floods in the county, the Department of Health […]

Kenyan Author Binyavanga Wainaina Dies At 48

Kenyan Author  Binyavanga Wainaina Dies At 48

We mourn the passing of African literary force and LGBTQI+ activist Binyavanga Wainaina. The Caine prize winner has passed away at the age of 48 after suffering from a stroke. Author and playwright, Binyavanga Wainaina was born in 1971 in Nakuru County, Kenya and went on to live a colorful life. He did his undergraduate […]

China Institutes Tough Rules for Avocado Farmers

China Institutes Tough Rules for Avocado Farmers

A logistical nightmare and the high costs of meeting tough conditions required for the export of Kenyan avocados to China are threatening to choke the lucrative deal inked last month. The stringent conditions, which include requiring a farmer to peel and freeze the fruit before export, could lock out thousands of small-scale farmers who are […]

Microsoft Opens First Africa Development Centre In Kenya and Nigeria

Microsoft Opens First Africa Development Centre In Kenya and Nigeria

It was almost three decades ago that Microsoft opened its first offices in Africa. In this time, we’ve witnessed incredible growth on the continent – more internet connectivity, more digital capability and more innovation. Africans have expanded the applications of technology, changing the way communities bank, farm and even access healthcare. At Microsoft, we’re very […]

Woman Stabs Husband To Death In Domestic Fight

Woman Stabs Husband To Death In Domestic Fight

Police in Trans Nzoia are looking for a woman who is suspected of murdering her husband on Friday night. The 30-year-old woman stabbed her husband, 33, to death following a domestic dispute, police claim. A 30 year old woman in Cherengany, Trans Nzoia County has stabbed her 33 year old husband to death following dispute […]

Solar Tracking Bracelets Protect Nomadic Kenyan Mothers And Babies

Solar Tracking Bracelets Protect Nomadic Kenyan Mothers And Babies

As health workers approached a huge acacia tree that would provide shade for a makeshift clinic, more than 50 women and 30 children were already waiting for them. Local enthusiasm for the monthly check-up made the habitual blasts on the car horn unnecessary in Yabalo Godha village, 40 minutes’ drive from the market town of […]