Debunk Speaks To John Sibi-Okumu

JOHN SIBI-OKUMU has had a long and illustrious career as an actor, director and playwright. He has played more than 40 characters on stage, including Shakespeare’s Romeo, Shylock and Oedipus, and has acted in films, including the Hollywood production, The Constant Gardener, where he…

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At the beginning of 2021, I was determined to change my habits and emulate that…

Rest Is How You’ll Survive 2023

The headaches came and went like the current melancholic Nairobi weather. At first, Mara Moja…

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The courtroom was empty. Gleaming wood-panelled walls, a black leather seat on the bench and…

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A running joke in Kenya today is that if you have a one thousand shilling…

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The Roles of the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly 

After Moses Wetangula was officially sworn in as the 8th Speaker in the history of…

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On Thursday 8 September 2022, Moses Masika Wetangula became the 8th Speaker of the National…

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The Speaker is bestowed the honour of being the final authority on all matters regarding…

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Kenya’s Debt Trap

It goes without saying that development institutions and aid agencies are here to stay, and their business is to keep loaning and giving grants. This will carry on despite the fact that loans and grants may not be used for the intended purposes. At the same time, African governments will continue insisting on their financial distress in perpetuity, as even those led by autocrats continue to receiving loans and grants. And much as national debt in and of itself is not a terrible idea, Kenya and others like her will continue struggling to breathe, until a radical fiscal shift happens.

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“When the body is healthy, the vagina is healthy,” Dr Muthembwa explained. This means that maintaining your overall bodily health helps to maintain your vaginal health.

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Few things elicit sharp reactions like discussing a woman’s body and what she can or cannot do with it.

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The World Health Organization reported in 2018 that every two minutes a woman dies of this preventable cancer…

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Tea made from specific plants has traditionally been given to women for various vaginal ailments, and these same herbs are…

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