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In rural Kenya, women hit by drought trade water for firewood

Reuben Wanyama
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Photo Courtesy One of the many results of repeated drought in Kenya is that when crops fail, women turn to cutting trees to sell as firewood in order to feed their families. They make little money from it, but say they have no choice. But around Kobolwo, in western Kenya, men have banned women from cutting down the […]

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Conduct a free, fair and credible election-IEBC told

Reuben Wanyama
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Photo Courtesy Machakos gubernatorial hopeful on Wiper Party Wavinya Ndeti has called on IEBC to ensure free, fair and credible elections during the forthcoming polls. The former Kathiani MP has challenged the electoral agency to remain independent and forthright in the discharging of its duties. “I urge IEBC to conduct free and fair elections in […]

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Standard Gauge Railway to benefit Kenyan People

Reuben Wanyama
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Standard Gauge Railway, which is China-funded project connecting Nairobi  with a key port of Mombasa brings a wide range of benefits to the country, said Kenya‘s railway chief. The Mombasa-Nairobi railway will be soon put in service. It will help cut the travel time of the just 400-kilometer distance from about six hours to four. […]

Hundreds still missing in Sierra Leone as search intensifies

Wanjiku is Tired of Politricks, She is Reclaiming her Power Back

Elphas Lagat
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By Dan Chemologo Wanjiku is reclaiming her power back. The ordinary Kenyan has decided that if the politicians are not going to drop the fruits to them from up the tree, it’s better to bring the tree down. The hawkers of Nakuru elected Lee, the women of Kiambu elected Waititu and the sufferers of Nairobi […]

US Ambasador, Robert Godec lauds Raila’s “postponed inauguration” calls for dialogue

All Eyes on Jubilee Nominations as Competition is a DO or DIE Affair

Elphas Lagat
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Photo Courtesy President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy have promised a free and fair Jubilee nominations process, that is one thing, can they live up to it? Now that is the other thing. A question that is undoubtedly in the minds of many people. Major political showdowns are currently underway as aspirants for various elective […]

US Ambasador, Robert Godec lauds Raila’s “postponed inauguration” calls for dialogue

I “receive it” Christianity with no hard work, Recipe for a Poor Continent

Elphas Lagat
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Photo Credit: Fred on the Net When we become “I receive it” type of Christians with little or no hard work that is when we miss the point overwhelmingly. We place emphasis on miraculous gains and have little or no time for dedication, commitment and hard work. It is even more disastrous when in our […]

US Ambasador, Robert Godec lauds Raila’s “postponed inauguration” calls for dialogue

Kenyan Politics aside, See Past the Promises in this Year’s Elections

Elphas Lagat
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Photo Courtesy In typical Kenyan politics the time of promises is here and politicians both seasoned and beginners are not leaving anything to chance in their bid to secure large support base ahead of the August 8 General elections. They will make promises that augur just perfectly with the desires and needs of the electorate. […]

US Ambasador, Robert Godec lauds Raila’s “postponed inauguration” calls for dialogue

Defeating the Vicious Circle of Poverty in Kenya

Elphas Lagat
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Photo Courtesy According to the Kenya Bureau of Statistics more than 42 per cent of Kenyans live below the poverty line. With this in mind a number of questions are bound to suffice. Why is it that a large number of people live in abject poverty yet there is more penetration of education and infrastructural […]

US Ambasador, Robert Godec lauds Raila’s “postponed inauguration” calls for dialogue