Sunday, September 20, 2020

Women Speak: Can’t a daughter inherit her father’s land?

Can’t a daughter inherit her father’s land? This piece looks at the issue of land ownership in Kenya through the eyes of women in two counties.

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...

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...

One on one with Eric Wainaina

At the mention of his name, the song Daima Mkenya immediately comes to mind. Eric wainaina continues to be an inspiration to many as his messages in his songs have in Kenya’s recent past been used to unify people and reinstate the sense of...

What would tradition lose if I was not cut? A cry from Dadaab

"...How did I become a child born in the land and be not a daughter of the land? If I stay in the camp I see my dreams trade for a loss and frustrations grow in my head like forest moss... If I take the road...

Living Scars

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuMf00-bwlk Cases of rape and other forms of sexual violence have been on the rise in Kenya. A lot of these cases however go unreported and victims live with life-long scars. Watch #LivingScars to find out the effects rape has on its victims and why...

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...

I’m a survivor and was cut at the age of 10 ~ Sadia

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...

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...

I’m asking God for a stronger back ~ Domtila Chesang

"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...

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