Sunday, March 24, 2019

I chose to be different

It was during the language, gender and leadership conference last week that her story came up. I have been in the same class with her in college since 2013, but this side of her story had never come up. At the conference, matters female...

Fighting The Cut in Kenya

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation in the countries where the practice is concentrated. Furthermore, there are an estimated 3 million girls at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation...

Timothy Otieno: Young and Passionate Broadcast Journalist

Meet Timothy Otieno, a graduate of Moi university class of 2014 and a broadcast journalist at KTN. At 25, he is among the youngest journalists on television in Kenya today. His skill in covering human interest stories and news features is unmatched and has...

Fighting The Cut in Tana River County-Kenya

Sadia Sango Hussein hails from Tana River County in Coastal Kenya. At the age of 10 she underwent the cut and to date she remembers the pain she experienced, coupled up with the trauma and other complications that followed. Today, she is an anti-FGM advocate...

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...

Essentials of Investigative Journalism From Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Anas Aremeyaw Anas is an award-winning undercover journalist from Ghana. I have been following his work on YouTube for a while now. Yesterday however, I had the pleasure to listen to him thanks to Joseph Warungu who invited him to the Top Story Season2...

This man Muthiora Kariara

Having vied for the presidential seat in the hotly contested 2017 general election, Eliud Muthiora Kariara will forever be etched in the memory of Kenyans as the youngest ever presidential aspirant. At the age of 35, he sought election into the country’s top job...

Young As We May Be, We Will End FGM

"Most people are used to the old spearheading this campaign, it is still uncommon to see and believe that a young person like myself is on it. This undermining of what we are capable of doing also affects my work because in most cases...

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...

UNICEF Generation 2030; What you need to know

Cynthia Nyongesa is the founder of http://cynthiauntamed.com  a blog that highlights the stories of young Africans using life and leadership skills to positively impact their communities. She also interviews game changers and influencers in various fields as a way of mentoring the youth. Cynthia is...

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