BBI Debunked: Unpacking the Amendment Bill

January 8, 2021
What exactly is BBI? This January, in a 7-part series. Debunk breaks down the bill seeking to amend one of Africa's progressive constitutions. Premiers, Sunday 10th January, 8pm. ...
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How The Rare Rothschild Giraffes Were Rescued from Lake Baringo

January 7, 2021
The Rothschild giraffe, also known as the Baringo giraffe is a subspecies of the Northern giraffe. It was named after Lionel Walter Rothschild, a British zoologist, who first described the subspecies in the late 1800s. ...
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Who Follows COVID-19 rules and Who Doesn’t? Kenya and Denmark Case Study

November 23, 2020
Why do some societies find it harder to wear masks, maintain social distancing and adhere to set curfews or lockdowns? It comes down to one simple but vital virtue that must be shared by members of one community- Trust. Debunk's ...
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How hospitals pick which patient to prioritise during a surge

November 12, 2020
During a surge in the number of coronavirus patients, hospitals often have to prioritise who gets medical care first. But how do triage officers make these difficult decisions? ...
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Answering your Questions about Lake Baringo

October 5, 2020
Are tectonic movements at the Rift Valley to blame for the lake's rising water levels? How are the animals surviving these changes? ...
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How Kenyan Workers are Trafficked Abroad.

September 28, 2020
Kenya is a country of origin, transit and destination for human trafficking. There have been many reports over the years about Kenyans migrant workers being mistreated in the Gulf States, especially those in the domestic sector. Debunk takes a look ...
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Are the President’s Orders Effective?

September 21, 2020
From executive orders to presidential directives, Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta is famous for his strong-worded instructions to investigating and prosecuting agencies. But are these orders legal and are they effective? ...
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Does Kenya Have a Gun Control Problem?

September 8, 2020
Gun violence and misuse of firearms are on the rise in Nairobi and other parts of the country. Kenya has about 750,000 civilian firearms in total, with licensed firearms accounting for less than 5%. But, does Kenya have a gun ...
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