Include women in forest management: African policy makers urged

African policy makers have been urged to consider partnerships with local communities, especially women in the implementation of policies on forest management. The scientists and policy makers, who converged in Kampala to share outcomes of...

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...
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...

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...

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...

China’s achievements and experience in poverty alleviation

By Eric Biegon in Sichuan, China  “We must eradicate the poverty that exists in our minds before we can eradicate it in the regions we govern before we can help the people and the nation...

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...

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...

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...
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