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PARENTING

Teenage Pregnancy Crisis

Teenage Pregnancy in Kenya seems to be a battle that is beyond our capacity to win.Who is to blame,is it the society,teachers or care givers?Every part of Kenya is sailing in the same boat Nairobi being the highest affected with 19,561 recorded cases between January and October 2021.

  2 months ago ago
Teenage Pregnancy Crisis

HEALTH

Alarm Over Rising Cases of HIV Infections Among Teenagers

The number of HIV cases among teenagers in the country is sharply rising, according to the data by the National Aids Control Council (NACC). NACC is concerned that more than half of all new HIV infections in Kenya are among 15 and 24-year-olds. The data shows that the new numbers are attributed to the increase in teenage pregnancies.

  3 months ago ago
Alarm Over Rising Cases of HIV Infections Among Teenagers

JUSTICE

Nitakufinya Man Goes To Court

Aron Asiba Matendechere, the man renowned for 'nitakufinya' popular expression through city lawyer Tom Ojienda, has independently sued Co-operative Bank, National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPD) and Ruiru Mabati Factory in court for using his image and likeness to market their products and services without his consent.

  4 months ago ago
Nitakufinya Man Goes To Court

JUSTICE

Nitakufinya Man, Matendechere Aron Sues Corporates For Using His Image And Video To Market Products

A man who is famously know as 'nitakufinya man' has decided to move to court to demand compensation from corporates who have been using his image to market their products without his express consent. Matendechere Around has separately sued Co-operative bank, National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPD) and Ruiru Mabati Factory through city lawyer, Tom Ojienda.

  4 months ago ago
Nitakufinya Man, Matendechere Aron Sues Corporates For Using His Image And Video To Market Products

COVID

Staring at Massive Dropout of Girls come January 2021

On TUESDAY JULY 07 2020 the Education Cabinet Secretary announced that all basic learning institutions will re-open in January 2021 when the curve of Coronavirus cases is expected to flatten. From the date of this announcement, January 2021 is six months away. According to Nehar Wadekar (an independent reporter based in Kenya), 'in humanitarian crises, it is girls and women who pay the highest price'. This is evident in the report by National Council on Population and Development (NCPD) indicating that since

  1 year ago ago
Staring at Massive Dropout of Girls come January 2021

COVID

Teen pregnancies in Kenya: Who is to blame? What should be done?

The year 2020 is one that many across the globe would wish was skipped or better still forwarded with the deadly virus on COVID-19 quickly spreading across the world and not choosing neither nor age. kenya is no exceptinal in these and the anxiety and stigma rises by the minute with a rise in positive cases. Unfortunately this comes as double tragedy for many as the number of young teenage mothers is also on the rise in the country as children are at home due to closure of schools as a resuld of the Covid 19

  1 year ago ago
Teen pregnancies in Kenya: Who is to blame? What should be done?

HEALTH

Inasikitisha! How Lockdown Exposed Young Girls To Pregnancy

When the full story is written about Covid-19, a whole chapter will be dedicated to how teenage pregnancies rose during the pandemic. The civil society had warned about ethics immediately after the announcement of the lockdown. It turns out the worries were justified. Data obtained from counties shows increases in the number of girls (aged between 10 and 19) presenting at hospitals and health facilities with pregnancies. Between the month of May and September 2020, there were more young girls visiting hospitals

  1 year ago ago
Inasikitisha! How Lockdown Exposed Young Girls To Pregnancy