Optimism as Kenya’s new education system kicks off

It’s a chilly morning in St. Joseph’s area of Kangemi, Nairobi. Tabitha Wandia is up early as routine dictates preparing her three year old daughter Chloe Nanjala for school. After bathing and hurriedly dressing...

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...

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...

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...

New report urges greater use of decentralized renewable energy

Rural and vulnerable populations in developing countries could miss out on multiple wide-ranging benefits if they are forced to wait years, or even decades, to get access to electricity through first-ever power from the...

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...

A foster mothers’ tale of parenting a traumatized child

The small frail looking boy seated on the couch at the corner of the house is fully engrossed in what appears to be his favorite daytime activity - watching cartoons. His eyes fixated on...

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...

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...

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...
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