Author: Muthoki Kithanze

Activists call on media to amplify whistle-blowers voices

Reading Time: < 1 minute The media has been urged to amplify the voices of whistle-blowers by providing them with a platform to share their […]

Families bear heavy financial, emotional burden of dementia

Reading Time: 4 minutes Before 79-year-old Angela Wanjiru’s family picked up on her disquieting episodes of forgetfulness and repetitiveness, all appeared well on the […]

Upgrade Aberdare’s road a potential ecological disaster

Reading Time: 4 minutes Located in the central highlands of Kenya the Aberdare Forest is towered by lash almond brown trees whose bark gives […]

Supporting learners with visual disability to achieve their dreams

Reading Time: 4 minutes Symon Munyiri is a trainer at Machakos Technical Institute for the Blind (MTIB). At the institution, he teaches Mathematics and […]

Early eye cancer screening could save your child’s life

Reading Time: 5 minutes In 2015, Tabitha Njeri noticed something shiny in her two-year-old son, Austin Kagiri, left eye. She was pregnant with her […]

What to do when your patient rights are violated

Reading Time: 4 minutes Caroline Nduku envisioned the celebratory arrival of her first child, the ordinary pain of childbirth notwithstanding. However, a few hours […]

Why Kenya is likely to miss its breastfeeding targets

Reading Time: 5 minutes Giving infants breast milk alone for the first six months of their life is one of the widely recommended actions […]

How thousands became stateless in their own land

Reading Time: 3 minutes People get congratulatory messages for landing a job, getting married or closing a business deal. But rarely because of receiving […]