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Mzee Francis: The blind pit latrine digger of Bungoma County

On a bright and Tuesday early morning, we set out on a journey to meet Francis Wasike a 64-year-old blind man in Sitikho village...

Zimbabweans say economy is worse than ever

  Dadirai Tsvakai and her family have taken to combining dinner and breakfast - a meal they now eat just after midnight if they are...

Implement health policy for sickle cell patients in Africa: Sickle cell...

Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited condition that affects the red blood cells in people’s bodies. Normally, red blood cells (RBCs) transport oxygen throughout...

Irreecha: Thousands of Ethiopians celebrate popular thanksgiving festival

Hiwot Tesfaye, a diaspora-based Ethiopian, is excited to celebrate Irreecha festival, an annual thanksgiving event celebrated by millions of Ethiopians annually, for the first...

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...