SUMMARY: As a great number of celebrated large and small-scale farmers are aging away, the future of food security in the country is becoming uncertain. The honeymoon bed of Kogo Sarah Saina could have been an elevated mud …..
“Women operate in hostile conditions. I am one woman who can stand up against this, can dare to fight for my rights as an equal citizen, but how many can? It’s not safe,”. This is a key concern to …..
Aspersions have been cast over the performance of most county governments in the last two years of their reign. Questions from the civil society have emerged regarding the proportions within which development transformations have been realised. The …..
The people of Elgeyo-Marakwet County peg their perceptions of female genital mutilation (FGM) on myths. This poses a potential setback for the campaign against the practice in the region. The community normally uses stars to predict circumcision seasons. …..
In a recent Development Through Media public forum in Nakuru, it came out that people living with disabilities in the area are not considered when media organisations produce programmes for the public. The deliberations touched on the marginalised people and …..
Girls who found themselves in the midst of the 2007/2008 post-election violence (PEV) are affected more than their male counterparts, according to recent research findings. In a study conducted in Nakuru County’s Molo, Kuresoi and Njoro districts Lydia …..
Forty-six out of 200 incorrigible brewers of illicit alcoholic drinks in Egeiyo Marakwet County have graduated into constructive businesses in the society following the presidential directive to ban all illicit drinks. Ninety per cent of brewers in the …..
Kilos market in Elgeiyo Marakwet County in Kenya was once ghost center and bloodshed was the order of the day as warring communities of Tugen, Pokot and Marakwet were embroiled in cattle rustling that left in its wake death, …..
Kenyans welcomed the 2010 Constitution with their eyes peeled on devolved development, but five years on, women and other vulnerable groups are still left to their own devices. Thanks to self-help groups that selflessly come in handy to assist …..
Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) leader Raila Odinga and the National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) chairperson Winfred Lichuma, received the highest coverage by media on the reporting of the attainment of the 2/3rds gender principle. In …..
The two- thirds gender rule seems to be attracting new controversies across the political divide in Kenya. It could be due to the fact that time for its implementation has come faster than expected therefore appears irresistible. Parliamentary …..
March 4, 2013 will be etched in Kenya’s history books. This was the first Kenya national election since the new constitution was promulgated in August 2010. For the first time, Kenyans voted simultaneously for six elective positions created by …..