Climate change, urbanization has made us abandon pastoralism, Maasai elders say

For close to two decades, Lazzaro Ole Saibulu was actively involved in the livestock trade across the Kenyan and Tanzanian border. In his heyday, the 52-year-old was also a revered owner of over 200 goats...

The growing threat of IED attacks

Kenyan soldiers continue to suffer the brunt of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) attacks putting the rising use of the IEDs by Al-Shabaab in the spotlight.   There is no doubt that IEDs are increasingly the...
Samburu girl defies odds to win 2019 Camel Derby

Samburu girl defies odds to win 2019 Camel Derby

As I walk to the start line of Camel Derby amateur competition, I can’t help but notice a petite girl on an equally small camel, this intrigues my curiosity as I approach her. On getting...

Team Lioness, one of Kenya’s first all-female ranger units

“I believe in strong women. I believe in the woman who is able to stand up for herself. I believe that if you have problems, as a woman you deal with them, you don't...

Why the government needs to declare cancer a national disaster

In a span of one month we have lost three key public figures in Kenya, namely Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore, Kibra MP Ken Okoth and Bomet Governor Dr. Joyce Laboso as a result of...

Kenya-Somali maritime dispute threatens Lamu’s blue economy prospects

Jitters are rising among Lamu residents over the prospect that the county could lose a large chunk of its traditional fishing grounds because of the Kenya-Somalia maritime territorial dispute. Lamu County holds the Kenyan...
Cyprian Wekesa Makali

Mother in Murang’a appeals for prosthetic arms for son

Meet Cyprian Wekesa Makali, a three and half year-old boy who was born without arms but has a great zeal in writing. Cyprian comes from Marewa shopping center of Kiharu Constituency the mother Beverline Nasimiyu narrates...

80pc of children would eat healthier food if they knew their heroes did too:...

Over 13,500 children aged 6-10 surveyed in 18 countries last month by Beko, with support from partners FC Barcelona, the Barça Foundation and UNICEF found showed that children are significantly better informed about football...

How to best manage your health care costs

Medical bills are one of the most significant financial burdens facing Kenyans in this modern era. This is partly due to the nature of the health care system in Kenya. Every year, thousands of...

Former administrator rears tortoise for a living in Kitui County

While majority of Kitui residents engage in livestock keeping as an economic activity, 71-year-old Peter Maundu rears tortoises for a living. Maundu rears over one thousand tortoises on his five-acre farm in Voo village in...
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