2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
2023 Intake Open University of Kenya

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Mothers share their joy with other women attending the World Breastfeeding Week conference in Nigeria. The conference was convened by ASR Africa. Breastfeeding a child for the first six months exclusively is a lifesaving approach, vital in infants and a pathway to their healthy lives. PHOTO/ASR Africa.

Exclusive breastfeeding, a prerequisite to healthy newborns

The pregnancy of any employee is not a stumbling block to making profit in any organization. Jully Akoth, a certified lactation counselor at Homa Bay County Referral Hospital, says mothers should exclusively breastfeed for...
Students, guests and top leadership of Nova Pioneer, Tatu Girls School of Innovators and Leaders celebrate during a preparatory session and graduation of Class of 2023 recently. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Dr. Orina’s strategic insights for graduands at Nova Pioneer, Tatu Girls

Collaborated efforts of parents, teachers and students in learning heralds an era of profound transformation in nurturing the minds and souls of future generations. Shared responsibility exemplifies that education is not a solitary endeavor but...
National Peace Council members, led by His Eminence Dr. Kennedy Waningu (left), the President for Africa and Provost, International College of Peace Studies (ICOPS), and peace ambassadors, pose for a photo after giving a press briefing on the state of peace in Niger, where they called for diplomatic negotiations. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Niger: Office of His Eminence, diplomats call for inclusive dialogue for peace

On July 26, 2023, members of the presidential guard ousted Niger’s democratically elected President, Mohamed Bazoum, before the military junta took over the West African country’s leadership.   Fears are that if such instances of...
Awardees pose for a photo with their awards during the Women Empowering Women conference held in Nairobi on July 17-18, 2023. The event was powered by Imaginary Glass Ceiling LLC., and the awardees were distinguished women leaders drawn from and acknowledged for their efforts in transforming the academic, health, finance, and gender equality sectors, among other works of advocacy and community service. PHOTO/Imaginary Glass Ceiling (IGC).

Delegates: Women Empowering Women summit was a paradigm of insights

The rich room of women leaders resounded the importance of seizing opportunities fearlessly to achieve financial prowess and dare to take charge of their destinies. The summit commenced with thought-provoking dialogues that underscored the significance...

Co-authors: Newly-launched She Leads book is a blueprint for women leaders

This project was inspired by a post that Dr. Esther Dindi posted on her Facebook timeline. The publisher states that the book will have more volumes of different leadership lessons of women leaders in the...
Some of the famous titles by famous African authors. Literature has the power to not only transform African culture but also to impact lives, decisions, and attitudes. PHOTO/Brittle Paper.

Literature: Powerful to remodel African culture, education and economy

Literature serves as a powerful tool, a medium for conveying cultural narratives, fostering understanding, and challenging harmful practices. By exploring commonalities and shared experiences, literature promotes dialogue, empathy, and appreciation for diverse cultures, fostering social...
An e-poster with details of the power-packed webinar which unleashed research-based details on women's potential in the digital economy concerning the shea value chain in Uganda. E-POSTER/Courtesy.

Shea Value Chain: Fueling women empowerment in Uganda’s digital economy

Women face numerous obstacles within the shea value chain, including limited access to finance, markets, and information. A majority of women in the chain access the market through go-betweens or intermediaries.  The groundbreaking partnership signifies a...
From left: Dr. Peter Mose, Prof. John Akama, Dr. Evans Mecha, Mzee Peter Getenga, Dr. Peter Otieno, Prof. Nicolas Makana, Dr. Marion Onyambu and Dr. Prisca Tanui hold their two books and a dictionary during the launch on May 31, 2023 at Kisii University. PHOTO/Boaz Khuteka, Scholar Media Africa.

Language and Research: Jubilation as scholars launch books, dictionary

An Ekegusii dictionary and two more books were launched. One of the books examines gender rights with respect to land access and ownership in the post-colonial era in Kisii.  The authors address concerns like the production...
Nyeri National Polytechnic Chief Principal David Mwangi, Esther Mworia, PS TVETS, representatives from KNQA and other invited guests pose for a photo with the Certificate of Accreditation awarded to the polytechnic during the launch of CBS Curriculum on May 12, 2023. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Nyeri National Polytechnic earns accreditation during curriculum launch

The launch of the CBS gives impetus to the institution to continue offering top-notch courses. The institution has adequate and modern facilities for the task ahead. Specific skills needed in the job market will be trained...
Driven by technology, inspired by great and accomplished minds, Sedrick Otolo is an author, techie and the Co-founder and Operations Director of Kakebe Technologies, a Lira-based software company. E-POSTER/Daniel K'abaasa, Scholar Media Africa.

Otolo, award-winning innovator inspiring youths in the tech world

He is also an author and motivational speaker. He has volunteered in technology spaces and is an app developer. He urges young people to take up whatever opportunities at their disposal. Born in Amolatar District, Northern...