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WATCH LIVE: REPORT ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN KENYAN SPORTS REVEALS MOST PLAYERS HAVE EXPERIENCED SEXUAL ABUSE

WATCH LIVE: REPORT ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN KENYAN SPORTS REVEALS MOST PLAYERS HAVE EXPERIENCED SEXUAL ABUSE

Coaches, teammates, and officials are listed as the worst offenders. Eliud Kipchoge said Kenyan athletes lack morals and are surrounded by negative people. And emotional Catherine Ndereba, globally known as "Catherine The Great" challenged the judiciary to do something to hold offenders accountable. "It's my prayer that our beloved country, would land to a place, whereby we'll be able to put all those criminals into account. It's too painful, way too painful when you see or hear somebody has done something that's really immoral yet they walk freely in our country. Yet we say we have judiciary in our country."

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed unveiled the much-awaited report on sexual and emotional abuse in Kenyan sports at Diana Beach Hotel in Kwale County in the Kenyan coast. Presenting the finding of the study, Gerry Kweya, committee member in charge of research revealed shocking findings of sexual and emotional abuse with Kenyan sports. The report...

FIDA LAWYERS ASK PROSECUTOR TO USE SPECIAL UNIT TO INVESTIGATE SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST DISGRACED FORMER BASKETBALL COACH PHILIP ONYANGO

FIDA LAWYERS ASK PROSECUTOR TO USE SPECIAL UNIT TO INVESTIGATE SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST DISGRACED FORMER BASKETBALL COACH PHILIP ONYANGO

Much Awaited Gender Welfare in Sports Committee Report, Headed by Kenya's Great Catherine Ndereba Will be Released at a Conference in Diani Reef Hotel, Kwale County. The Conference is Named after Kenya's Slain long-distance Runner Agnes Tirop. Committee Was Launched After Onyango was Accused of Alleged Attempted Rape.

Mid-December 2021, a law firm representing several accusers wrote letters to prosecutors, urging them to mount a special investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Philip Onyango Ombajo. The team of advocates led by Eunice Lumallas, one of Kenya’s top lawyers and 2018 Lawyer of Year, said there is an urgent need to investigate the allegations...

Kenya Basketball Sex Scandal: Fida Calls for Onyango’s Re-arrest and Prosecution; Incest Allegations Surface

Kenya Basketball Sex Scandal: Fida Calls for Onyango’s Re-arrest and Prosecution; Incest Allegations Surface

AUTHORS NOTE: DUE TO THREATS, SOME ALLEGED VICTIMS’ NAMES ARE ALTERED TO PROTECT THEIR TRUE IDENTITY. Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has called for new charges and the arrest of former youth basketball coach and disgraced journalist Philip Onyango Ombajo. “It is in the interest of justice that he be charged with the offense of...

Kenya Basketball Sexual Abuse Scandal: Mupalia Speaks out, More Women Accuse Kenya’s Youth Basketball Coach Philip Onyango of Sexual Misconduct

Kenya Basketball Sexual Abuse Scandal: Mupalia Speaks out, More Women Accuse Kenya’s Youth Basketball Coach Philip Onyango of Sexual Misconduct

Author’s Note:  Because of the sensitive nature of this investigative story, only the main subjects, Philip Onyango Ombajo and Joy Mupalia, will be mentioned directly in all contexts because their names are already in the public domain. Due to threats I received while investigating this story, concerns of retaliation, cyberbullying, and potential bodily harm, I have...

Philip Onyango, Former Kenya Women’s Youth Basketball Coach, Denies Sexually Abusing Females; Some Say He Helped Them, but None Say He’s Innocent

Philip Onyango, Former Kenya Women’s Youth Basketball Coach, Denies Sexually Abusing Females; Some Say He Helped Them, but None Say He’s Innocent

Click here to read Part 1: Undefeated: Joy Mupalia Speaks Out After Alleged Attempted Rape; More Women Accuse Former Kenya Under-18 Women’s National Team Basketball Coach of Attempted Sexual Misconduct. Author’s Note:  Because of the sensitive nature of this investigative story, only the main subjects, Philip Onyango Ombajo and Joy Mupalia, will be mentioned directly...

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