Africa

Men refused to patronize my services when I started

My name is Precious Joseph. I am 27 years old. I am an orphan, but I have four older brothers. I became orphaned in 2004 at age nine. My education stopped after secondary school. There was no means to further. It actually started like a

He would have killed me

"I was given in marriage at 17, my husband was 35. I didn't love him, he was mean to me. He was beating me, forcing me to sleep with him. He was hurting me a lot. Until I said to myself, enough is enough. I couldn't go on with him. That

Obituary: Mwai Kibaki

Mwai Kibaki, who has died aged 90, stood at the crossroads of fundamental political change in Kenya, often without knowing the scale of the forces he was helping to unleash. He served as the country’s third president, from 2002 to 2013;