Anoziva Marindire June 29, 2017 0 comments

FADZAI MAHERE JOINS 2018 ELECTION RACE

Fadzai Mahere yesterday announced she will be running for the Mount Pleasant Member of Parliament seat in the 2018 Zimbabwe elections. The young female lawyer who will be running as an independent candidate, rose to advocacy fame in June 2016 when she opposed the introduction of bond notes by the
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Njega Micugu June 28, 2017 0 comments

KENYA SCORES POORLY IN RAISING THE GENDER QUOTA IN PARLIAMENT

In March this year, the High Court of Kenya stated that parliament was committing “gross violations” for delaying the process of passing the Affirmative Action Bill. The legislation agitates for increasing women representation by a third in key leadership areas such as the corporate and political fronts. However, there has
Women & Gender
Ibironke Olurotimi June 14, 2017 0 comments

INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE: THE WHYS

What do Ronke Shonde, Gillian Zvomuya and Karabo Mokoena have in common? These three women made news headlines on and offline when their bodies were found dead, killed by their partners. They and many others are victims of intimate partner violence ( IPV). Besides both being African, Ronke from Nigeria,
Paradoka Woman Women & Gender
Anoziva Marindire June 8, 2017 0 comments

THURSDAY THOUGHTS: #MANARETRASH

Welcome to the first episode of our new weekly video blog, Paradoka’s Thursday Thoughts, where we share our thoughts on trending topics from across Africa. This week we look at the #MANARETRASH hashtag that was trending a month ago, with the hope that we can continue the discussion on intimate
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Anoziva Marindire June 29, 2017 0 comments

FADZAI MAHERE JOINS 2018 ELECTION RACE

Fadzai Mahere yesterday announced she will be running for the Mount Pleasant Member of Parliament seat in the 2018 Zimbabwe elections. The young female lawyer who will be running as an independent candidate, rose to advocacy fame in June 2016 when she opposed the introduction of bond notes by the
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Njega Micugu June 28, 2017 0 comments

Nurses strike derailing Kenya’s gains in UHC

Kenyan media reports suggest that the ongoing go-slow by Kenya’s nursing fraternity has robbed the lives of nearly 20 or more patients. The nurses’ strike, which began on June 5th, has paralysed public healthcare services countrywide, forcing many patients to seek help from expensive private healthcare clinics. There is an
Community Health
Njega Micugu June 28, 2017 0 comments

KENYA SCORES POORLY IN RAISING THE GENDER QUOTA IN PARLIAMENT

In March this year, the High Court of Kenya stated that parliament was committing “gross violations” for delaying the process of passing the Affirmative Action Bill. The legislation agitates for increasing women representation by a third in key leadership areas such as the corporate and political fronts. However, there has
Women & Gender
Ibironke Olurotimi June 14, 2017 0 comments

INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE: THE WHYS

What do Ronke Shonde, Gillian Zvomuya and Karabo Mokoena have in common? These three women made news headlines on and offline when their bodies were found dead, killed by their partners. They and many others are victims of intimate partner violence ( IPV). Besides both being African, Ronke from Nigeria,
Paradoka Woman Women & Gender
Njega Micugu June 14, 2017 0 comments

KENYA TO BAN PLASTIC AGAIN

It is not uncommon to find plastic bottles and bags strewn carelessly on the road in many towns in Kenya. Rongai, a town on the outskirts of Nairobi, is suffering as a result of a fast-growing population, poor sewerage systems, and ever-rising mounds of plastic waste. Several paved and unpaved
Climate Change Watchers
Anoziva Marindire June 8, 2017 0 comments

THURSDAY THOUGHTS: #MANARETRASH

Welcome to the first episode of our new weekly video blog, Paradoka’s Thursday Thoughts, where we share our thoughts on trending topics from across Africa. This week we look at the #MANARETRASH hashtag that was trending a month ago, with the hope that we can continue the discussion on intimate
Community Tv Women & Gender