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...
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...
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...

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...
Ade Adeyemi

Stakeholders look into how technology can reduce tobacco harm

Key stakeholders in the tobacco industry have come together in Kenya to discuss how new technologies can reduce tobacco harm and accelerate the journey to a smoke-free world. Under the conference, themed “Tobacco harm reduction: Towards...

Fighting corruption

Early 2003, upon election of Mwai Kibaki as president, unarmed citizens stood up to police corruption, especially in traffic department, and made arrests. It was an awakening. A period of renewal. It was a time...

The ‘Matatu Hostesses of Nakuru’

The entry of young and educated women in the often chaotic matatu sector is slowly transforming the attitude of the public who view the sector as a preserve for the outlawed and bullies. Prestige Shuttle...

6 things you should know about Marburg virus

In recent world health news, three people in Uganda have died from the Marburg virus, a rare and infectious disease in the same family as the deadly Ebola virus. According to the World Health...

Unpaid care work affects women more according to study

There are numerous projects and interventions tailored towards empowering a woman in the society and especially in the low income areas. Nairobi’s slums have a lion’s share of women struggling on a daily basis...

Achieving an African Continental Free Trade Area with Content

As Africa launches its massive Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) on 21 March 2018 in Kigali at an extra-ordinary Summit of the African Union to be hosted by President Paul Kagame, the most important...
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