Sunday, September 20, 2020

From Barwessa in Baringo to Toronto Canada

Anthony Roktok Cherop was born on 4th July 1996 as the second born in a family of five. He was raised in Torr village in Baringo County in Kenya, a place bordering the Pokot community. Together with his siblings, they were raised by a...

Why involving men in the fight against FGM is key

“We as men are mostly the reason why these girls have to go through the cut. Involving the men is really a game changer. It is a very noble campaign and I hope the county government will come in to help promote his campaign so that no more girls are cut.”

Fighting The Cut in Banjul-The Gambia

Marie Jeng is a 2nd year Law student at the University of The Gambia and also the assistant Information and Public Relations Officer of the Law Students Association. She is a poet, 2-time debate champion, and 5-time crowned beauty queen in the university. Marie...

Fighting The Cut in the North Bank Region-The Gambia

Awa Gai is a 19 year old Law student at the University of The Gambia, an anti-FGM activist and a feminist. The youngest staff and volunteer, she serves as the Administrative Assistant at Safe Hands for Girls, a non-profit youth-led organization that aims at...

Top Story Season 2 moves to KTN

Top story now moves to KTN. The second season of the TV show will start airing Thursday the 7th of September 2017 on KTN home. The Top Story challenge is an investigative journalism competition that brings together the best journalism students from Kenya’s leading universities....

23 and Just Started

George Maringa is a broadcast journalist with KTN. At the age of 23 and having graduated from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) in November 2016, he is already a reporter with one of the leading media houses in Kenya. George is...

Tackling FGM in Eritrea and Sweden

Fatma Naib is a journalist, producer, film maker and anti-FGM advocate, formerly with Al Jazeera English. She is based in Stockholm Sweden and has worked from the Middle East for over ten years. Being a journalist she has reported from across the Middle East,...

If we want progress in #FightingTheCut we must involve men

The #EndFGM conversation has been going on for so long now. Mostly, women have been at the center of this conversation. However, men haven't been left out in this. Tony Mwebia is one among the few men in Kenya who actively engages in the...

Investigative Journalism; John-Allan Namu’s take

When listing the few investigative journalists in Kenya, John-Allan Namu’s name comes at the top. John-Allan Namu is a former Features’ Editor and Investigative Reporter at KTN. Upon leaving mainstream media, he, together with Kassim Mohammed, Mohammed Ali and Wanjala Were co-founded Africa Uncensored...

Why The Women’s Run Kenya 2018 is Important

You probably have a sister, mother, cousin, aunt or friend who has been assaulted either physically or sexually or both, at work, in town or in other social spaces. So let’s have a look at these statistics. The Kenya Bureau of Statistics Economic Survey...

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