Vandalism of water pipes by neighbouring communities in Kwale County has left communities from Shangia Village in Mariakani without water for over 20 years.
The villagers have accused herders from Kwale of vandalizing pipes that supplied water to the area from the main Mzima Springs water pipe.
Speaking at a community meeting with the Mariakani Water Officer at Shangia Primary School, women from the area called on the Government to replace the old pipes with metallic ones to curb the vice. Read more...
Women who are smallholder farmers in Africa have been rated as key to addressing the food security situation in the continent.
Most urban residents are no strangers to children begging on the streets or in residential areas.
This is in spite of the fact that in keeping with the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) 1 to provide universal access to primary education, since 2003, a Free Primary Education Programme has been in place to ensure that all Kenyan children go to school.
We believe women are at the heart of Kenya's transformation. This election is going to present the highest number of highly capable women vying for elective positions. We've profiled some of the aspirants in our 3 publications, access the highlights via the links below:
The latest edition of the Reject Newspaper is out. The Reject is a bi-monthly online newspaper by the Media Diversity Centre, a project of AWCFS.
Strength of a Woman - Women, Land & Property
With this special issue on land and property rights, the Strength of a Woman, a product of the African Woman and Child Feature Service is again bringing you the untold stories of women, marginalised groups, challenges with the COK2010 and land policy and the need to connect the dots on issues with land using practical experience.