Tag: Kenya News

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Meet Diana Awino, the rugby player living in Africa’s largest urban slum

Meet Diana Awino, the rugby player living in Africa’s largest urban slum

The Kibera slum outside Nairobi seems an unlikely place to find an international athlete, but for Kenya rugby sevens star Diana Awino it's the place [...]
Umoja Village: The community where women rule and men are banned

Umoja Village: The community where women rule and men are banned

Umoja Village, Samburu County, Kenya — Rosalina Learpoora has always been surrounded by women. At age 18, she lives in an all-women village in nor [...]
Blow to Sonko as Education executive Janet Ouko quits City Hall

Blow to Sonko as Education executive Janet Ouko quits City Hall

Nairobi Education executive Janet Ouko resigned yesterday, dealing another blow to Governor Mike Sonko’s administration. Ouko said she was quittin [...]
Mercy Wanza: Don’t save if you won’t invest

Mercy Wanza: Don’t save if you won’t invest

Mercy Wanza is a lawyer and partner with legal start-up firm, Wakili Mkononi. She is also a National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) certifi [...]
Kenyan model Claudiah Wanjiru: ‘I won’t wear make-up to hide my scars’

Kenyan model Claudiah Wanjiru: ‘I won’t wear make-up to hide my scars’

Kenyan Claudiah Wanjiru always wanted to be a model, but when she was caught in a fire, her face was scarred. People called her names and accused [...]
Kenya: Florence Muthoni Jailed For Six Years For Circumcising Twin Daughters

Kenya: Florence Muthoni Jailed For Six Years For Circumcising Twin Daughters

A woman, Florence Muthoni in central Kenya was jailed for six years for forcing her 13-year-old twin daughters to undergo female genital mutilation (F [...]
Is Teenage Pregnancy In Kenya On The Rise?

Is Teenage Pregnancy In Kenya On The Rise?

A controversy is raging in Kenya about teenage pregnancy. The debate was sparked following comments made by Education Secretary Amina Mohamed, who [...]
Hazel Koitaba: Thousands Of Youths Live With HIV In Mombasa Due To Drugs

Hazel Koitaba: Thousands Of Youths Live With HIV In Mombasa Due To Drugs

At least 3,000 children, some as young as 10 years old, are living with HIV in Mombasa, says Hazel Koitaba. Most of the infections are linked to drug [...]
Kenya: Student Dies, Another Raped In Exam Hall

Kenya: Student Dies, Another Raped In Exam Hall

Tragedy hit the beginning of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations on Monday as a boy died and a girl was reportedly raped by her scho [...]
Disability in Africa: ‘I’m No Longer Ashamed Of My Disabled Daughter’

Disability in Africa: ‘I’m No Longer Ashamed Of My Disabled Daughter’

The 38-year-old mother of three says that most of her discomfort was triggered by the gawping, stares and ill treatment she faced on a daily basis - D [...]
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