Get and Read The Scholar Magazine Issue 30
Get and Read The Scholar Magazine Issue 30


A section of the participants pose for a photo during the African Cybersmart network launch in Nairobi recently. PHOTO/Tebby Otieno, Scholar Media Africa.

African Cybersmart Network launched in Kenya amid cybersecurity concerns

It aims at tackling safety challenges emerging from Africa’s rapid digitalization. Intensified user education and behavior change are at the forefront. Online safety and privacy of users are key. A community of organizations in Africa that...
Children from Green View Academy during the 2022 Mashujaa Day celebrations, entertaining guests at Garden Square, Eldama Ravine Town, in Koibatek Sub County, Baringo County. PHOTO/Janet Kiriswo, Scholar Media Africa.

Save the Child: How defilement, child neglect are crashing Baringo’s future

A concerned medic, who sought anonymity, narrates, “…the passion for helping kids is there but drained by the authorities towards getting justice for the children. Some kids run to institutions for help.  When the institutions,...
Lt. Col. (Rtd) Mathews Waria, Director Sentinel Protection Services Ltd giving a speech during Securexpo East Africa conference at Sarit Center, Nairobi, on March 7-9, 2023. PHOTO/Securexpo.

Security conference calls for cybercrime prevention

The recently concluded 5th Securexpo East Africa 2023 rooted for sustainability in the Cyber and Homeland Security and Fire and Safety industry in East Africa. The Montogomery Group organized the three-day event held at Sarit...
Elizabeth Marube of National Police Service (in blue) and Zainab Abdul, a Principal Magistrate, pose for a photo with graduands during a community paralegals graduation at Sarakasi Dome, Nairobi, courtesy of Sheria Mashinani Initiative. PHOTO/Crime Si Poa (CSP).

CRIME: Community Paralegals graduate ready to abate crime, step up justice

According to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), there was a 16.7 percent increase in crime reported to the police in 2021 compared to 2020. The total crime cases reported to law enforcement agencies...
Since when the armed youth from Jonglei State invaded the Greater Pibor Administrative Area community, over 700 families have been displaced in Pibor town, according to a local religious leader. PHOTO/Courtesy.

2022 wrap-up: Civilians bear brunt of ethnic conflict in Pibor

Local authorities in Pibor Administrative Areas have confirmed the killing of 56 people and wounding of 17 others in an ethnic violence between armed youth from the administrative area and Jonglei State, South Sudan. The...

Who is sponsoring cattle rustling in the North Rift?

Kenya's North Rift region has over time faced perennial attacks in the name of cattle rustling and banditry practices which are outdated. The region is endowed with several unique features like escarpments, natural resources, rare wildlife species...