Category: COVID-19 special report 2020

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Mary Mwendwa3 weeks

Covid-19 makes paupers of women dependant on ecotourism

  Leah Namunyak is depressed. Since Covid-19 struck Kenya in March 2020, the middle-aged woman can barely earn any income ...

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Gemnet Staffwriter3 weeks

Covid-19 wreaks havoc on women-led businesses

Webinar discussions show that the coronavirus pandemic is hitting women the hardest, with women-led Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) at ...

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Joshua Araka4 weeks

School closures, poverty putting children at risk

In one village in Nyamira County, which is 350km west of capital Nairobi, young boys and girls walk up a ...

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Mercy kahenda4 weeks

Coronavirus opens novel ways to sustain child immunisation

Elena Kachike braves the cold weather to traverse the muddy, hilly and rocky remote villages of Baringo South, about 270km ...

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Joshua Araka1 month

Pushed away from towns and unwelcome in villages: Uncertain times for many as economic downturn makes life in urban areas hostile

Over the years, many Kenyans in the countryside regarded visitors from towns and cities as a blessing. This has radically ...

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Ken Abwao1 month

Coronavirus denies women health services

The coronavirus pandemic has affected the delivery of health services vital to the well-being of women; including family planning services ...

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Pauline Akolo2 months

Anxiety in Kenya’s business landscape as pandemic bites

Talk to business owners in Kenya regarding the measures in place to tame the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, and ...

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Stella Onyiego2 months

The missing link in the fight against Covid-19

The missing link in the fight against the dreaded Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Kenya might lie in the lack of ...

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Mercy kahenda2 months

When stigma causes more harm than Covid-19

On March 12, Wangui Waweru arrived back home in Lanet, Nakuru, from a workshop in Nairobi. Wangui, who ran a ...