2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
2023 Intake Open University of Kenya

Nairobi County

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Leeroy Mutunga and his mother, Elizabeth Mutunga. When the parents were battling covid-19, his son Mutunga took care of the family. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Pandemic Memories: A family’s recollection of its COVID-19 ordeal

Both parents were suffering from covid-19 in 2020. The family thanks Ministry of Health for the regular guidelines on the virus containment. Nairobi county is conducting a covid-19 vaccination drive in schools. Attaining herd immunity termed essential...
A photo of children playing in Kibra. Makaveli shoots such positive photos to recreate the live lived in the slums and infuse positivity on the people. PHOTO/Makaveli.

Shots from the ghetto: A young photographer’s journey of resilience

He uses photography to tell stories from the slums. His focus is on the positive side of life, though still exposes some vices. His inspiration is from daily happenings in Kibra slums, Kenya. Makaveli appeals for help...
Sinaida Ayodi, a mother of two. She successfully battled rheumatic heart disease. PHOTO/Tebby Otieno, Scholar Media Africa.

Why teachers should support children battling heart-related diseases

Sinaida Ayodi started playing football in her early life in primary school. Her passion for the game grew so much that she knew she would be a female footballer star in Kenya and Africa.  Her interest...
Panelists roll the conversation during The People Dialog Festival at National Museums of Kenya. PHOTO/Courtesy.

How The People Dialogue Festival was a changeover chat

The Center for Multi-party Democracy (CMD) hosted The People Dialogue Festival (PDF), now in its fifth year, over the last four days of last week at the National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi. Almost 2,000 locals...
Left: Mr. Zhao Xiyuan, chargé d'affaires at the Chinese Embassy in Kenya, Mrs. Evelyn Nabukwesi, Chief Principal, State House Girls High School, Prof. Julius Ogeng’o, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs at UoN and other guests pose for a group photo during the launch of Confucius Classroom on March 15, 2023 at State House Girls High School. PHOTO/Tebby Otieno, Scholar Media Africa.

State House Girls’ Confucius Classroom to fix Mandarin demand

Hawi Olivia, a form three student at State House Girls High School, is one of the school’s fluent Chinese language speakers.  Olivia, who joined her school’s Chinese Club when she was in form one two...

The role of theatre groups in our society

By Victor Ochieng' and Michael Masinde Last Saturday, at around twilight, Harambee Theatre Group staged a play called Merimela at the Dagoretti South Empowerment Centre in the informal settlement of Kawangware. This happens to be close...

POLITICS: Medic and data expert joins Nairobi governorship race

From an early age, Mr Kenneth Nyamwamu developed a taste of excellence. Born into a polygamous family with 16 siblings, Mr Nyamwamu managed to scale the ladder of academic and professional success. The son of a...

Government bows to pressure, announces mid-term break for secondary school students

Students in secondary schools in Kenya will have a mid-term break between November 19-23, 2021. The three day break comes as many schools fall victim of students unrest destroying infrastructure and threatening life. The permanent...

Fire incidents in schools cause anxiety

Education stakeholders are worried of a new wave of arson targeting secondary schools. The incidents have damaged dormitories and students' belongings. The repercussion has seen the affected schools closed indefinitely. In the most recent incidents, a dormitory...

Detectives rescue kidnapped woman, arrest suspect

By Courtesy of DCI Hafsa Mohamed Lukman, the Kamukunji based businesswoman who disappeared on June 15, has been rescued by detectives from her captors.  The 23-year-old woman was found at a dingy room in Matopeni, within...