Author: Viola Kosome

Battling sickle cell with pride: Tale of courageous patients

Reading Time: 4 minutes She was barely 10 years old when doctors wrote off her chances of survival and told her it would be […]

C****r survivor strives to battle stigma after losing both breasts

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is a story of hope beyond hope. An inspiration, a fight and dedication to behold is what Millicent Orwa’s […]

Nyando farmers bet on new rice variety to boost income

Reading Time: 3 minutes Since 1970 Mathews Mbeka has always relied on traditional rice breeds to plant in his farm at the vast Ahero […]

A***y of men suffering in silence as GBV soars

Reading Time: 4 minutes Joseph Otieno (not his real name) was 12 when he faced a t**********g experience that is still deeply etched in […]

Kisumu s*x workers push for access to healthcare

Reading Time: 4 minutes When Mary Awino, a s*x worker at Kondele’s r****************t in Kisumu, went for random screening for cervical c****r in 2014, […]

Of broken hearts… The courts have no cure, Bench tells man

Reading Time: 4 minutes It is a man’s world, as James Brown put it in his song, but it would be nothing without a […]

Jubilant Kisumu residents block DP Gachagua’s motorcade, demand for address

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hundreds of jubilant Kisumu residents blocked Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua and demanded him to address them in his first visit […]

Family diary of c****r warrior, larger than life

Reading Time: 4 minutes Gladys Ombiri is yet to recover from the painful experience she faced when her mother and the sole-bread winner was […]