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Crescent Island: Naivasha’s best kept secret

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By Karen Karimi  The dusty, stunning plains of Naivasha make a tour of the Great Rift Valley priceless. Dozens of attractions dot this magnificent tr...

Women and the hard-to-get game: What men should know

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I’ve never heard my 4-year-old baby laugh or cry

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Jasmine Atieno @sparkleMine The dream of every mother-to-be is to deliver a healthy baby, find happiness and enjoy watching him/her grow into a w...

Is social media making you lousy at friendships?

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Betty Muindi @BettyMuindi You are skimming through your Facebook feed and notice a stream of unhappy posts from a once close friend from college. With...

How giving young people basic financial skills helps them find jobs

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Leila Patel, University of Johannesburg; Lauren Graham, University of Johannesburg, and Zoheb Khan, University of Johannesburg The picture in South Af...

Menopause? This is why you should consider early estrogen replacement therapy

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Glen Pyle, University of Guelph Prior to menopause, women have lower rates of death from cardiovascular disease compared to age-matched men, but after...

Why women should always be women and men, men

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Barnabas and Grace Achoki  FIFA Women’s World Cup is currently going on and though not popular like men’s, it is interesting to see how women foo...

Ten contracts you should read carefully before signing

By | 4 weeks ago

If you always stop to read the fine print before signing anything, congratulations! If not, beware. Your signature could commit you to a long-term gym...

Survey: your kindergarten kid could be abusing drugs

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At least 16.9 per cent of pupils in primary schools are abusing drugs.  A new survey by the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and D...

5 reasons why you should read with your child

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Emma Vardy, Coventry University For book lovers, reading to their children may seem obvious. Why would they not want to pass on their love of literatu...

Myths around giving blood debunked

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BBC Giving blood is something that comes with a lot of rules. But there are also a lot of myths and half-truths that people believe. The number of men...

WHO: 1 Million STD Cases Diagnosed Every Day

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More than 1 million people across the world are diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections (STI) every day, the World Health Organization said. In...

Meet Cleopatra Wanjiku, a young Kenyan fashion designer

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As an African designer, what are the challenges you face dealing with Afro products? For the longest time, our main challenge has been people apprecia...

WHO: Mental Illness Widespread in Conflict Areas

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VOA The World Health Organization said this week that one in five people living in conflict areas suffers from a mental illness, compared with one in ...

Kenyan FGM Survivor’s Film Urges Women Not to ‘Die in Silence’

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As a 10-year-old in rural Kenya, Beryl Magoko was not surprised when her Kuria community arranged for her to undergo Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), ...

New Ebola Cases in Uganda Raise Fears of Spread Beyond Congo

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 Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday a grandmother and a three-year-old boy confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the fi...

Face behind Nairobi’s first farmers’ market

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Seth Onyango @SethManex High costs, unreliable supply and poor produce quality of produce has plagued customers for years, but Mashine Munene hopes ...

Facts you need to know about H pylori

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Evelyne Makena Eating spicy foods and having psychological stress are two factors thought to lead to ulcers. But findings by two Australian scientists...

Twilight girls bank big from Madaraka

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Manuel Ntoyai @Manuel_Ntoyai As Narok town simmers down from the hive of activity that had hypnotised the area last weekend: businesses witnessed...

Everyday ‘unhealthy’ habits that aren’t too bad after all

By | 2 months ago

We are always  either trying to drop or pick up habits in pursuit of a better a better life. What if I told you that some of the things you love ...

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