GUEST WRITER

KAMASASA: Wetangula’s Cries are Crocodile Tears, he Cooked his Own Goose!

June 1, 2020

BY KAMASASA AMOS, Wrangles within the Ford Kenya party have been simmering for quite some time, specifically pitying the two Bungoma County Senior leaders: Senator Moses Wetangula and Governor Wycliffe Wangamati. According to my reliable sources, Wetangula had placed several untenable demands on Wangamati in capacity as party leader and Bungoma senator. I will not […]

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The late Mzee Kimani Ng'ang'a Maruge holds the Guinness World Record for being the oldest person to start primary school—he enrolled in the first grade on January 12, 2004, aged 84. Although he had no papers to prove his age, Maruge believed he was born in 1920. IMAGE/COURTESY).

COVID-19: Why There’s no Substitute for Good Education

May 16, 2020

(MEDIA: The late Mzee Kimani Ng’ang’a Maruge holds the Guinness World Record for being the oldest person to start primary school—he enrolled in the first grade on January 12, 2004, aged 84. Although he had no papers to prove his age, Maruge believed he was born in 1920. IMAGE/COURTESY). There are various definitions of education. […]

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli. IMAGE/FILE

Why It’s Time to Aid Tanzania on Pandemic Fight

May 13, 2020

(MEDIA: Tanzanian President John Magufuli. IMAGE/FILE). The war on the coronavirus disease must be on all fronts. Any loophole left could undermine the hard effirts made so far. A resurgence would take the country back and exert pressure on limited facilities and resources. In Kenya, the results of the extensive testing currently underway will define […]

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Bishop Philip Kitoto of Kenya Assemblies of God conduct an online Church Service on TV47. Churches and schools have considered using technology to convey lessons. IMAGE/SIMIYU WAKAJUANESS.

Bridging the Technology Gap: A Race for Schools and Churches Alike

April 20, 2020

MEDIA: Bishop Philip Kitoto of Kenya Assemblies of God conduct an online Church Service on TV47. Churches and schools have considered using technology to convey lessons. IMAGE/SIMIYU WAKAJUANESS. Life will never be the same again, even after the discharge of the last patient of the #coronavirus disease. One of the marked changes will be the […]

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Upcoming Spine Clinic Services at LifeCare Hospitals Bungoma

April 20, 2020

BY DR. KEVIN WW ROMBOSIA | GUEST WRITER Overview Back pain is one of the most common reasons people miss work or require to visit a doctor. Worldwide, it is one of the commonest reasons for decreased work and life productivity. Signs and symptoms of back pain can include muscle aches, a shooting or stabbing […]

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BONFACE OLUOCH: The Kenyan Media is failing the nation

April 15, 2020

BY BONFACE OLUOCH, The past one week has had better and bitter parts of it’s share, as far as the social media and mainstream media is concerned. Apart from the major role of the media which is informing the public, they also provide surveillance, correlation, cultural transmission and entertainment among many others. However, Kenyan media […]

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A student prays before starting a KCSE exam. Parents have a role to play in children's home studies. PHOTO/FILE/COURTESY

Why it’s Time for Parents to Stand Out for Children in this Coronavirus Age

April 12, 2020

MEDIA: A student prays before starting a KCSE exam. Parents have a role to play in children’s home studies. PHOTO/FILE/COURTESY The official school holiday is running since April 8th – just before Easter weekend. However, it is already four weeks since learning programs ended after the outbreak of the #coronavirusinkenya. The closure of schools and […]

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DENNIS KARIUKI: Why the public needs more awareness on Covid-19

April 11, 2020

By DENNIS, KARIUKI, Recently, I was at a chemistry located in Jua Kali ( a small town outside Nanyuki), chatting with the pharmacist about the current situation in the world in regards with the coronavirus pandemic. In those moments, a Maasai lady came in and wanted to buy some drugs. She was asked to wash […]

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How the Dreaded Covid-19 Virus Could Have Spread Faster if Schools Were Still Open

April 5, 2020

MEDIA: A deserted classroom. PHOTO/FILE Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta closed all primary and day schools mid last month, meaning, the incomplete academic programs will affect institutions across the board. In an article published by The Standard, a cross-section of parents and their leaders expressed concern over the amounts paid […]

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Covid-19 Menace? This is What to do With all the ‘Free’ Time

March 28, 2020

BY PAULINE GITIRI | GUEST WRITER This covid 19 pandemic got me thinking. What if there was no internet and social media? What would most people be doing now that we are all at home? Going through the social media platforms you, can easily tell how idle people are, starting from WhatsApp status being uploaded […]

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