February 2017

Book Review 0

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...