Grace, Kenya’s first Iron Lady of politics

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Grace, Kenya’s first Iron Lady of politics

Grace Akech Onyango was the first African Iron Lady of Kenyan politics.

Born in Sakwa, Bondo and married in Gem to a teacher-journalist Onyango Baridi she became the first woman to be elected mayor of Kisumu Town in 1967 and MP in 1969.

She then capped it all by being elected first woman Secretary-General of Luo Union (East Africa)...

We invite you to read the full article published August 1st 2013

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