How to get ready for retirement while still young
Growing up, Maina had seen his parents struggle to make ends meet after they were both retrenched from employment.
By Agnes Aineah 3 years ago
How to get ready for retirement while still young
Lessons from farming ventures started with less than Sh10,000
...it all boils down to passion and taking things in stride. - Four farmers on what it takes to succeed in agribusiness.
By Agnes Aineah 3 years ago
Lessons from farming ventures started with less than Sh10,000
A double whammy of skin cancer and kidney failure
Evans Makori has been at the university for eight years instead of four for his undergraduate degree. But he is determined to finish his studies .
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
A double whammy of skin cancer and kidney failure
Waiting on a prayer
What started as a flu nearly 20 years ago has seen Andrew Zadock visit numerous hospitals with doctors trying to diagnose swelling in his nasal cavity
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Waiting on a prayer
If not for the accident, I wouldn’t know I had cancer
Everyone Hannah Mwangi knew cut links with her when they discovered that she had lung cancer
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
If not for the accident, I wouldn’t know I had cancer
Thank God you can pee normally
Owino continues to nurse a wound that can only be solved by an expensive operation to correct his urethra
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Thank God you can pee normally
Famous people who became successful after 40
To many, this is a defining age that should go down with a stable career, a home and even a car.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Famous people who became successful after 40
Years of abuse to my ticker led me down a path of pain
Kenneth Kimeli, 49, knows all too well the dangers of several years of smoking and drinking
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Years of abuse to my ticker led me down a path of pain
Isolation that comes with chemo is maddening
Chemo hasn’t been easy and the worst part of it is the isolation that someone is subjected to.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Isolation that comes with chemo is maddening
They built me an ICU at home to ease financial strain
My stay at the hospital was proving too expensive and doctors yielded to discharging us in June
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
They built me an ICU at home to ease financial strain
Top national schools fail to steal the show
Unexpected turn as more students from extra county schools qualify for direct entry to tertiary institutions.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Top national schools fail to steal the show
Part of her skull was stored in the abdomen
Josephine Lumumba hopes that she will undergo all the surgeries that could not be done. Her husband Patrice recounts.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Part of her skull was stored in the abdomen
Shot three times, woman lives in fear as thugs roam free
The third bullet went through her private parts, and now she suffers severe bloating and irregular menses and she cannot control her bladder
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Shot three times, woman lives in fear as thugs roam free
I survive on Botox injections
In 2007, I was told I had a disease I had never heard of. It started with my knee popping out of place as I climbed on my bed.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
I survive on Botox injections
Who you know isn’t key in getting your first job
Getting an entry level job is not determined by who you are related to in management, a new survey on youth employability shows.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Who you know isn’t key in getting your first job
Alzheimer’s robbed us of our beautiful mum
She could complain of losing something only to find it safely kept in her bedroom
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Alzheimer’s robbed us of our beautiful mum
The emotional toll of diabetes
Patricia Munyao, 54, a community health worker who has diabetes has survived a stroke and she is almost losing sight in her left eye.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
The emotional toll of diabetes
Prisons law school that renews inmates’ hope
The African Prisons Project started in Uganda 10 years ago to equip prisoners with legal skills and ensure they get timely justice.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Prisons law school that renews inmates’ hope
People said the pain was all in my head
Gladys Maina’s life changed when she delivered her first baby. She developed pains that she nursed for 19 years
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
People said the pain was all in my head
Kamiti inmates awarded law degrees in inaugural graduation
One graduand says he has helped inmates who lack proper legal representation thanks to the course.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Kamiti inmates awarded law degrees in inaugural graduation
I owe the policeman my life
How policeman touched lives of people.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
I owe the policeman my life
Rise of Oracle Chemicals from the dirt
It wasn’t all rosy for the 26-year-old daring entrepreneur who had to fight his way through one of the most crowded markets.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Rise of Oracle Chemicals from the dirt
The deadly clots in my lungs
Agnes Khamisi knew something was amiss when her left leg started swelling up.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
The deadly clots in my lungs
My ailing heart, don’t give out
Abdullahi Wako Dida, 56, battled heart failure for 13 years without a proper diagnosis and on wrong medication. By Agnes Aineah
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
My ailing heart, don’t give out
How to get ready for retirement while still young
Financial experts share why and how to prepare for the future in your youth
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
How to get ready for retirement while still young
The good and ugly of online classes
While these programmes have been praised for their flexibility and affordability, students and young professionals explore the pitfalls of this study
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
The good and ugly of online classes
The good and ugly of online learning
While these programmes have been praised for their flexibility and affordability, students and professionals explore pitfalls of this mode of study.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
The good and ugly of online learning
I didn’t manage my blood pressure well and got a stroke
I rose to fetch water for her when I felt dizzy, fell and had a convulsion. I also bit deep into my tongue before I slid into a comma
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
I didn’t manage my blood pressure well and got a stroke
Varsities accused of shortchanging Masters and PhD students
Masters and Ph.D. students lament that they get the raw end of the deal from universities that shortchange them even after they have paid tuition fees
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Varsities accused of shortchanging Masters and PhD students
A minute-long conversation leaves me panting
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
A minute-long conversation leaves me panting
Battling betting ghosts
'I bet every chance I get. This morning before I reported for attachment in school, I placed a Sh500 bet on about five teams'
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Battling betting ghosts
The pain in my head
For six years, Khalida Jumaan has been battling migraines; the neurological disease likened to a throbbing headache.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
The pain in my head
Why TVET students are shunning Helb loans
Low uptake of Helb lending cause of concern for stakeholders
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Why TVET students are shunning Helb loans
Living with sickle cell anaemia
For, a 19-year-old journalism student, living with an untreatable disease that worsens over time means living every day purposefully
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Living with sickle cell anaemia
Living with Parkinson’s disease
When Joshua Wasike, 56, was diagnosed with the nervous disorder in 2017, it came with the promise that the disease would only get worse.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Living with Parkinson’s disease
Alarm as burnout stalks med schools
Studies indicate a worrying trend among students battling condition
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Alarm as burnout stalks med schools
Cancer: 'I cut off affected breast, but it still came back'
Just when Sarah Wangui thought she was cancer-free, the disease re-surfaced, crushing her new-found hope.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Cancer: 'I cut off affected breast, but it still came back'
I thought I would never walk again
At 20, Caroline Nyawira has gone through the wringer but thanks to getting the correct diagnosis, she is finally putting her life back on track
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
I thought I would never walk again
How to stay ahead of the pack in the industrial attachment race
Start early, those who start thinking of places to go for attachment during first semester in third-year usually have an edge over the rest
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
How to stay ahead of the pack in the industrial attachment race
Challenges students face in search for industrial attachment
Students scour the Internet, mailing applications for industrial attachment to several organisations.
By Agnes Aineah 4 years ago
Challenges students face in search for industrial attachment
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