President praised for naming women to ‘powerful’ posts, Kenya

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President praised for naming women to ‘powerful’ posts, Kenya

Women leaders have praised President Uhuru Kenyatta for nominating women to ‘powerful’ Cabinet positions. If Prof Judi Wakhungu, Ms Anne Waiguru, Ms Charity Ngilu, Ms Phylis Kandie, Ms Raychelle Omamo and Ms Amina Mohamed are approved by the National Assembly, it will be the first time so many women are represented in Cabinet. The 2010 Constitution also dictates that gender representation must be a requirement in appointments to public offices and elective positions.

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