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Dr Vincensia Apopa: My vision for supply chain profession

Nairobi, Nov. 24 -- The Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (Kism) council will elect a new chairperson in January 2023. Already, 21 candidates have been cleared by the Independent Electoral and B... Read More


Borehole brings joy to Samburu villages

Nairobi, Nov. 23 -- It is 8.30am when we arrive at the freshly built water point in Tingasap village, about 30 kilometres from Maralal town, Samburu County. We find women lining up as they patiently ... Read More


Gachagua: Women to get 70pc of Hustler Fund

Nairobi, Nov. 23 -- At least 50 per cent of the Hustler Fund will be reserved for women, Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has announced. Mr Gachagua said the percentage could go up to 70 per cent be... Read More


Report: Most Rwandan women support wife beating

Nairobi, Nov. 22 -- The revelation of a survey that most Rwandan women are comfortable being beaten by their husbands under certain circumstances has sparked widespread uproar in human rights advocacy... Read More


Solar project lighting Samburu women's path to self-reliance

Nairobi, Nov. 21 -- A big number of women in pastoralist counties have embraced beadwork as a way to make ends meet. Some of them are reformed cutters, who had subjected thousands of girls, who were ... Read More


AU intensifies positive masculinity campaign in GBV fight

Nairobi, Nov. 18 -- The African Union (AU) is spearheading a campaign to enhance positive masculinity in the fight against violence against women and girls. The AU held its second Men's Conference on... Read More


Sierra Leone MPs pass one-third gender rule

Nairobi, Nov. 17 -- Women in Sierra Leone have a reason to smile after the country's Members of Parliament (MP) passed a law reserving one-third of parliamentary seats for women. The MPs unanimously ... Read More


Samburu centre: A beacon of hope for FGM, child marriage survivors

Nairobi, Nov. 16 -- One evening in February 2020, Mercy Sepina (not her real name) was doing her usual domestic chores after school when her father informed her he wanted them to have some discussion.... Read More


Lobbies want Ruto appointments revoked for failing gender test

Nairobi, Nov. 15 -- Rights organisations want all public appointments made by the new government rescinded for failing to meet the two-thirds gender rule. They say the appointments to the Cabinet, pr... Read More


Why Ethiopia's peace deal is good news for women, girls

Nairobi, Nov. 15 -- Women and girls are the biggest beneficiaries of a fresh peace deal signed by the Ethiopian government and rival Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) forces. Last week, the Eth... Read More