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Policewoman on the run after shooting husband for not picking her calls, giving house help Ksh50 without consulting her

By | 4 months ago

The Administration Police officer, APC Maureen, was reportedly angered by her husband's failure to pick her calls after giving house help lunch money....

Police arrived and took David’s body to a Kisii Town morgue as investigations into his death continue. [PHOTO | FILE]
Women share painful tales of failed bids to get justice for abused mother who died and daughter raped by a cousin

By | 4 months ago

Two woman narrate painful experiences that reveal police inaction and increasing cases of domestic abuse in the country....

Rape of Kenyan woman in the Maldives causes outrage

By | 4 months ago

The woman was attacked after a party on a safari yacht anchored in the greater Male region of Hulhumale, according to local media outlets. ...

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Shebesh blames COVID-19 ‘lockdown’, flooding for rising gender-based violence

By | 5 months ago

Shebesh says violence has been exacerbated by COVID-19 pandemic and flooding where spouses are forced to hunker down together for long....

A Class Eight pupil at a primary school in Bomet East has been arrested after he fatally stabbed his elder brother on Monday night. [PHOTO | FILE]
Man dies after being stabbed by lover at chang’aa den in Molo

By | 5 months ago

Eyewitnesses say the woman, an alleged chang'aa den brewer, grabbed a knife and stabbed her lover after a disagreement....

Police arrived and took David’s body to a Kisii Town morgue as investigations into his death continue. [PHOTO | FILE]
Makueni police hunt down man who set his wife on fire with thinner and fled

By | 7 months ago

Solomon Muthaura Rukaria, 42, is alleged to have gone home drunk at 11pm on Thursday where he started quarrelling his wife. ...

Nehemiah’s body was taken to a Kisii hospital morgue for preservation. [PHOTO | FILE]
Outrage in Kisii as woman’s hand severed by in-law

By | 9 months ago

Women leaders in Kisii County visit woman whose hand was severed by an in-law over land boundary squabble, say culprit must be arrested....

The ODPP has ordered the arrest and arraignment of a supervisor at Eastmatt, who was on Tuesday caught on tape assaulting a female cashier. [PHOTO | SCREENGRAB]
Even women MPs aren’t safe from violence, leaders warn

By | 11 months ago

Cross-section of leaders warn over increasing cases of violence against women at home and in the workplace, says urgent action needed....

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