A Leap from an ‘Analogue’ to a Digital Platform: The Story of Kenyan Plant Doctors

By : Willis Ochilo The stage is set and all the participants are sitting. Beneath the veneer of silence that pervades the workshop room are deep-seated fears. And it does not take long for the same to come out to the fore. The setting is in Maanzoni Lodge in Machakos County. Here, the plant doctors have gathered to be trained in the use of tablet computers. The More...

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By admin On Friday, July 10th, 2015

Sitasahau! – by Alice Kamande & Dan Kahia

Acoustic Version to Dan Kahia’s Sitasahau Featuring Alice Kamande Up votes: 0 Down votes: 0  More...

By admin On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Kenya pledges new financing for HIV research

The Kenyan government will scale up funding towards ground breaking research that aims to enhance response to HIV/Aids pandemic, officials said on Thursday. Cabinet Secretary for Health James Macharia said the government More...

By admin On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Kenya and Rwanda Are Competing to Become East Africa’s Medical Tourism Hub

– A diverse set of forces, including favourable economic factors, a supportive regulatory environment, and a high disease burden will make Kenya and Rwanda among the most attractive countries inEast Africa. More...

By admin On Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Germanwings co-pilot intentionally crashed plane – report

The co-pilot “deliberately” initiated the descent of the Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps and refused to open the door to the pilot who was outside the cockpit, the lead investigator More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Kenya not on track to achieve MDGs target for sanitation:

— Kenya is not on track to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target for sanitation coverage, officials said on Monday. Kepha Ombacho, Director of Public Health with Ministry of Health, told More...

By admin On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Kenya set to begin digital blood banks

Digital management of the blood banks in Kenya is expected to begin in February following completion of installation of the eProgesa software in the Kenya National Blood Transfusion Services (KNBTS) systems. KNBTS More...

By admin On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

No Hugs , No handshakes !- Liberia’s efforts to keep Ebola at bay

Liberians say ‘no’ to big hugs and handshakes to keep Ebola at bay By Franck Kuwonu and Lisa White* At the entrances to private and public buildings in Monrovia, Liberia’s capital, a new custom has emerged More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Tanzania bans witchcraft to protect Albinos

 Tanzania has banned witchdoctors to try and stem a surge in murders of albinos, whose body parts are sold for witchcraft, officials said on Wednesday. “These so-called witches bear responsibility for the More...

By admin On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Kenyans enjoy digital TV migration

Following the recent announcement that the analogue signal will be switched off, Nairobi resident George Odungo knew he has to move fast to avoid being cut off from watching TV. He went to buy a set-top box early More...