It’s a year to elections, fear not, throw your bid into the political field

It’s a year to elections, fear not, throw your bid into the political field

Mombasa Politician Amina Abdalla launches her bid for Mombasa County Women Rep Position in the Forthcoming General Elections on a Jubilee Ticket moments after she resigned as a Jubilee Party Of Kenya Interim Official in this photo taken on 27th January 2017. She said Jubilee Party massive campaigns at the Kenyan Coast would ensure they change leadership in the area. Photo by Kevin Odit.

About 10 months to the 2017 General Election, I attended a training in Nairobi whose target participants were women intending to run for political seats. The women were clearly keen to learn. A huge chunk of the training focused on how to deal with the powerful Fourth Estate. 
The aspiring candidates were also advised on the need to come up with a media strategy that would help them in beating their rivals. WON Executive Director Njeri Rugene writes on Daily Nation. Read more…

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