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Taking the risk out of accessing sexual health information online  

There are multiple online platforms when it comes to Sexual Reproductive Health-SRH information. Sexual reproductive health advocates say, the amount of misinformation on sexual health...

Young Ugandans create app to fight sexual and gender-based violence

Sexual and gender-based violence remains a critical issue in Uganda. According to a UNHCR protection 2019 report, physical assault (32%) and rape (25%) are...

China’s Hunan province brings cultural offerings to Kenya in Nairobi showcase

The landlocked south-central Chinese province of Hunan may be half a world away from Nairobi but on Thursday evening, a variety show organized by...

Speech interpretation can provide adventure, challenges and a good life

Imagine a job that involves frequent travel around the world, occasionally sharing the same room with some of the world's most influential people, a job...

Fighting deforestation using seedballs

Kenya’s forest cover is below 10% but efforts are being steered to reach that mark. But by the pace at which conventional tree planting...

Hung out to dry: Botswana’s cattle sector grapples with drought

Like many in Botswana, cattle rearing for Boyce Sebonego, is a family affair.  “My dad, my mother - they loved farming, they loved anything to...

Third ‘smart jacket’ prototype that diagnoses pneumonia set to debut in...

   by Anastacia Waweru  24-year-old Brian Turyabagye, co-inventor of a biomedical smart jacket is hoping to soon become a leading techpreneur in East Africa and the...

The challenge of having an intersex child

Eight years ago, Peter Maingi and his wife walked into a hospital expecting their second child.  They had been told from the scans that it...

Meet Joyce Muramba, Kenya’s mangrove mama

Along the coast of Watamu, north of Mombasa, a narrow wooden boardwalk meanders through a dense forest of mangrove trees. Rising from the water,...

Reporters Diary: Villagers learn new technique to fight climate change

Beyond the ‘home of heroes’ that is Eldoret Town in South-Eastern Kenya lies Elgeyo-Marakwet County close to 100 kilometres away. It is characterized by rolling...
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