Author: Clifford Akumu

Forced marriage, sexually abused and overcoming the pain

Reading Time: 5 minutes As the annual global campaign towards elimination of violence against women and girls commences on Friday, Peninah Somoire reflects on […]

Life-saving work of one Pokot midwife

Reading Time: 4 minutes Mary Kebyatich Loriama, 67, first performed her maiden duty as a midwife 22 years ago, albeit, by chance. Today, the […]

Working without salary pays off for wildlife ranger

Reading Time: 4 minutes Undertaking nature conservation in hostile environment, and at times, without salary and supporting game ranger teams using own resources, is […]

My battle and triumph over trickster disease – Kala azar 

Reading Time: 6 minutes At 7am, the sun rises over Kongelai village in Rairiwo Ward, West Pokot county.  The soft light seeps through the […]

Official: Build safe houses for men beaten at home

Reading Time: 3 minutes More male survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (GBV) are in need of safe houses and spaces that offer shelter […]

Kenya, UK pact to boost cancer treatment

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kenya is in the process of implementing a health cooperation deal with the United Kingdom that will boost the number […]

Health care sector got a shot in arm during his watch

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mwai Kibaki was one of the few politicians who left an indelible mark in all the positions they held. After […]

State urged to make adequate investments to address hunger

Reading Time: 2 minutes A group of civil societies has urged the government to do all it can to avert further deaths from the […]