House Help

How hired helps can pose a potential threat in your home

“Unfortunately, the fluid and unregulated nature of the industry means that your house help could well be a threat to your safety. We’ve noted several instances where domestic helps facilitated home break-ins by criminal...
Africa Health

Report: Closing the health gap for Africa within a generation is achievable

Closing the health gap for Africa within a generation is achievable if opportunities afforded by a rapidly growing workforce are seized and if health systems are transformed to target the needs of individual countries...

The cost of elective politics: Two women speak

Tuesday night August 8, 2017. On that fateful day, having witnessed firsthand long queues of voters who animatedly turned out to support her Matayos parliamentary bid, Catherine Nakhabi Omanyo went to bed a "winner". Seldom...

African Continental FTA Negotiations – the end game

At their last summit, this July, the African presidents re-iterated their determination to launch the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) this year, that is, by December 2017. They directed that negotiations including on goods...

Kenya’s struggle with drought bites hard as families struggle to cope

By Brenda Kiprono-The little known Kuikui village located in Barwessa, welcomes you to the harsh drought reality that residents of Baringo County have had to shoulder for some time now. It is here that...

Poor parenting blamed for juvenile crime

By Carol Kamau 'Children committing crime. Children should be described as innocent, faultless, little angels that should be shielded from the harsh realities of life. But like everything else in life there is always an...

Life and times of Nicholas Biwott

By Anthony Kaikai Nicholas Kipyator arap Biwott will be remembered by many as a prominent Kenyan businessman and politician. As a civil servant and later a Member of Parliament, he held several senior ministerial and government...

Bringing African folktales to life

By BBC Folktales and the art of traditional storytelling are in danger of being lost and Nairobi-based performer Maïmouna Jallow is on a mission to reverse the trend. But on her journey to revive the...

Kenya launches treatment protocol for substance use disorders

By Margaret Kalekye The Kenyan government has launched a revised “National Protocol for Treatment of Substance Use Disorders, 2017.” The Ministry of Health says the protocol will standardize and enhance the delivery of drug treatment services...

Kenyan invents, patents “world’s first” pedal boat

By Ruth Wamboi As countries take steps to go green with the aim of reducing emissions, innovations that are powered by alternative means other than fossil fuels are on the rise. Kenya is among nations...
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