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Elizabeth Wanjiru Matenjwa: Friends were few, relatives fearful


An excerpt from the book, The Other Side of Prison, documents a dying woman’s wish. "Sister I am going. My illness is terminal and I will not live any longer, but one thing that I leave you with is our children. Please don’t leave my son to these people who are always following him." A week later that woman was dead.

Elizabeth Wanjiru Matenjwa: Friends were few, relatives fearful

By | 9 years ago

The women Wangari left behind ...

The women Wangari left behind ...

Unsung heroines: Although they largely remain uncelebrated these women played a key role in Kenya’s Second Liberation struggle.

| 9 years ago

How Kenyan teacher beat racism to win seat in UK

From a ‘toddler choir’ leader, to primary school teacher, then head teacher, and now politician, Elizabeth Wanjiru Kang’ethe, the councillor of Parsloe Ward, Barking and Dagenham in London, has a tale to tell about her route to stardom.

| 11 years ago

Rubia son’s widow wins dispute over family home

Court grants a widow 50 per cent of her matrimonial home

Everlyne Kwamboka | 2 years ago