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President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, becomes first Covax vaccine recipient

By | 4 months ago

Twenty-four African countries will soon receive Covid-19 vaccines from the UN-backed Covax programme....

Thembi Makhoba (R) donated a kidney to her twin Nomsa Sibaya (L) in 2012. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
‘My twin gave me her kidney and the gift of life’

By | 4 months ago

The twins had always been close. When they were younger, if Thembi was sick Nomsa would be unwell too....

The couple married in a red-themed garden wedding in Adelaide and photos were widely shared online. [PHOTO | SUSAN NJOGU-ELING]
Susan Njogu: I was judged for marrying a disabled man

By | 4 months ago

Susan Njogu Eling said people judged her love for Philip Eling without knowing that she had always worked with disabled people....

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Meghan and Prince Harry expecting second child

By | 4 months ago

Harry and Meghan are preparing to welcome a brother or sister for their son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, who turned one last May....

The Danish health authority said on March 11, 2021 that it was suspending the use of AstraZeneca vaccine. [PHOTO | FILE]
Here’s why some people still catch COVID-19 after getting a vaccine

By | 5 months ago

The vaccine makers are still studying if the vaccines just keep people from getting really sick or if they totally protect from infection....

Iconic masked rapper and producer, MF Doom, dies aged 49

By | 6 months ago

In a post on the rapper's Instagram account on Thursday, his wife Jasmine confirmed that he died on 31 October....

A separate provision makes it illegal to stay overnight outside your home “without reasonable excuse”. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Super gonorrhoea on the rise due to Covid-19, WHO warns

By | 6 months ago

If left untreated, gonorrhoea may cause infertility, lead to an increase of HIV transmission and eye infections that may lead to blindness....

The testing is part of an effort to understand how widespread the infection is on the continent. [PHOTO | FILE]
Coronavirus variants: What are they, how dangerous are they? Here’s everything you need to know

By | 6 months ago

Scientists are racing to find out whether these variants are more transmissible or could present challenges for the Covid vaccine. ...

Molly Everette Gibson, seen adorably sleeping, has set what's thought to be a record. The embryo from which she was born was frozen for 27 years. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Baby born from 27-year-old embryo believed to have broken record set by her big sister

By | 7 months ago

Though Molly Gibson is just over one month old, she could’ve been born at any point in the last 27 years. Her embryo was frozen in Oct...

Grace Kerubo
Bridge alumnus awarded scholarship to study at Amherst College

By | 7 months ago

Bridge alumnus, Grace Kerubo, has always wanted to be a doctor. At primary school in Kisii, the dream seemed unlikely....

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Vegans and vegetarians may be at higher risk for bone fractures, study finds

By | 7 months ago

but previous studies have shown that vegetarians have lower bone mineral density than non-vegetarians....

WHO on Monday, March 16, 2021 appealed to countries to keep vaccination campaigns going. [PHOTO | FILE]
Oxford University vaccine shows 70% protection but jab is much cheaper than Pfizer and Moderna’s

By | 7 months ago

Oxford jab is far cheaper, and is easier to store and get to every corner of the world than the other two....

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JOB SEEKER’S RANT: My interviewers disappeared into phone jokes

By | 8 months ago

What’s your bizarre job search experience? Please share on the [email protected] and let us know if you may want your identity disclosed. ...

At least 22 people have been diagnosed with cancer following free screening at Mama Lucy Hospital and Mbagathi Hospitals in Nairobi. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Over 400 Nairobi, Kisumu women screened for cancer

By | 8 months ago

This coming Saturday the free screening events will be held in Thika, Nairobi and Mombasa....

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Some bodybuilders are now drinking breast milk to build muscles and get in shape

By | 10 months ago

Netflix's new docuseries reveals a fad in which bodybuilders are now banking on breast milk to build muscles....

Just because virus is found in a child's nose does not definitively prove they are transmitting it at the same rate as adults. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
‘Children can carry coronavirus in their noses for three weeks’

By | 10 months ago

Children can carry coronavirus in their noses for up to three weeks, according to a study from South Korea....

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Negative thinking linked to dementia in later life

By | 1 year ago

Are you a pessimist by nature, a “glass half empty” sort of person? That’s not good for your brain. A new study found that repetitiv...

How to beat dry skin and choose the best product

By | 1 year ago

Dry skin remains one of the biggest unmet needs in skincare, so it must be assumed that many dry skin sufferers are looking for a better dry skin prod...

'Your husband needs you now more than ever before. You cannot afford to betray him.' [PHOTO | FILE]
Five common mistakes to avoid in search of perfect body shape, weight

By | 1 year ago

Nutritionist Maryann Wanza takes us through some of the common mistakes people make on the wellness journey....

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Why one working mum has vowed never to quarrel her house helps again

By | 1 year ago

Nakuru woman says staying home for over a month has been a revelation and vows to make amends on household management....

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