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...

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...

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...
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Eyewitness sunglasses demystified: The Oakley Thump

Dennis Muigai Ngengi has become the mysterious eyewitness who has been seen on live media coverage of fatal accident scenes. Many have been asking whether it’s by coincidence that Ngengi is the same person who...

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...

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...

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 killer waters of Solai

The site of fresh graves in the fields is a sombre reminder of the Solai Dam tragedy that happened two months ago in Nakuru. Shoes, children's clothes and other personal belonging are strewn across the...

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...

New technology and gender stereotyping

Technology has greatly impacted in our lives either positively or negatively. Without it, there would be no development in the world. However, while human development cannot occur without technological innovation and diffusion, it has distorted...
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