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Limited supply of Covid jab hinders inoculation efforts

Reading Time: 2 minutes The government is racing against time to have 10 per cent of Kenyans protected against Covid-19 by the end of […]

Alarm over low uptake of Covid jabs by elderly

Reading Time: 3 minutes The government yesterday raised alarm over the low uptake of Covid-19 vaccine among people aged 58 and above. Data from […]

Kenya’s trade value falls to Sh2.3tr on Covid-19 shocks

Reading Time: 2 minutes The value of trade between Kenya and its key business partners dropped to Sh2.3 trillion in 2020 from Sh2.4 trillion […]

Researchers and institution heads have warned about anxiety and mental health worries among students

Reading Time: 3 minutes On a bright sunny Sunday morning, Dan*, a 22-year university student waited patiently for his parents to depart for church […]

New approach to fight mental health stigma

Reading Time: 3 minutes A report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2014 placed Kenya fourth in the highest number of depressed people […]

Kagwe blasts insurance companies offering cover for vaccination effects

Reading Time: 2 minutes  The government has  threatened to deregister insurance companies putting up adverts offering cover for adverse effects arising from Covid-19 vaccination. […]

Half of teachers skip Coronavirus jab, raise anxiety

Reading Time: 4 minutes Irene Githinji @gitshee Nearly half of the country’s 330,000 teachers have not been vaccinated against Covid-19, casting a dark cloud […]

Alarm as 483 suicide cases hit nation in just three months

Reading Time: 4 minutes Eric Wainaina @Ewainaina At least 483 people committed suicide in the last three months with Kiambu topping the list of […]

Delta variant spreads globally as Covid soars

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Delta variant of Covid-19 has now been detected in 124 territories worldwide, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. It […]

Children bear the brunt sickle cell disease

Reading Time: 4 minutes The birth of a child is a very exciting moment for many parents. When the child grows up and becomes […]