Author: Reject Online

Mumbi Gitonga attends to her dairy goats in Nyeri County.Dairy goat farming is currently facing many challenges that threaten it's profitability.Picture:Waikwa Maina 0

Dairy goat farmers counting huge losses

About 15 years ago, Mumbi Gitonga, a mother of four was all smiles. Like many other mothers in the Mt Kenya region, she had the unending brighter smile which is now vanishing. Like Mumbi,...

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It takes us all to end child marriages

Roseline Mocho is barely 20 years but she is already a mother of four children the oldest is in Class two and the youngest is in nursery school. She lives in Eramatishoriki village in...

Peter Weru in white shirt at his new home which was built on land donated by his nephew. Picture-Waikwa-Maina 0

Kind gesture sees rejected ex-convict get a home

Rehabilitation and integration of convicts who have been released from jail remains a challenge in most communities. Not so many find themselves comfortable leaving with ex-convicts, hence the reason why they face rejection and...

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BOOK REVIEW: Find Me Unafraid

Author: Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner. Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers. Reviewer: Odhiambo Orlale Scores of books have been written about the Kibera, a sprawling informal settlement in Nairobi, but none has been as personalised and...

Old stretchers that used to be at Marsabit District Hospital (left),the new ones that replaced them (right). The hospital has been renovated and refurbished with new equipment to provide better services.Picture:Henry Kahara 0

Marsabit Hospital gets a new lease of life 

A few years ago, residents of Marsabit County couldn’t find a reason to visit their district hospital even for basic medical care. The hospital, meant to serve a huge number of the county’s population...

Female inmates during a recent event at one of the female prisons in Kenya.Picture:Waikwa Maina 0

Kenya among countries with highest imprisonment rates

An audit on the Judicial System ranks Kenya at position 17 among countries with highest number of prisoners in Africa. This means that out of a population of 100,000 Kenyans, 121 will be serving...

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Women and girls’ lives matter

Nearly half a million abortions, majority of them unsafe, are induced each year resulting in life threatening complications, and in many instances, death. Writes Joyce Chimbi