Why little girl's eye won't be 'fixed' soon
Corneal disease is considered one of the leading causes of visual impairment and blindness in developing countries.
By Faith Kutere 1 year ago
Why little girl's eye won't be 'fixed' soon
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The child often fainted, skin turned bluish
Over 37 million people globally suffer rheumatic heart disease with 97 per cent of the cases in developing countries including sub-Saharan Africa, according to the World Health Organisation.
By Faith Kutere 1 year ago
The child often fainted, skin turned bluish
'Taking care of cancer patients is a painful task'
After battling colon cancer, Violet Shunza's mother was diagnosed with cancer, forcing her to assume the role of a caregiver.
By Faith Kutere 1 year ago
'Taking care of cancer patients is a painful task'
Commonwealth Games: All eyes on national hockey team ahead of New Zealand duel
The national women's hockey team continued with their preparation ahead of their Commonwealth Games opening match against New Zealand
By Faith Kutere 1 year ago
Commonwealth Games: All eyes on national hockey team ahead of New Zealand duel
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Lung cancer: Why some Kenyans visit herbalists, chemists
Patients with warning signs suggestive of cancer or diagnosed with cancer resort to alternative medicine.
By Faith Kutere 2 years ago
Lung cancer: Why some Kenyans visit herbalists, chemists
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We pulled out bullet fragments, removed her dead brain
The 42-year-old woman was shot in the head by suspected cattle rustlers in her village in Laikipia County.
By Faith Kutere 2 years ago
We pulled out bullet fragments, removed her dead brain
Centre where cancer survivors find hope, skills to earn a living
Creation Hive Centre is a craft and a social enterprise that works with persons affected by cancer, HIV and other chronic illnesses, disabilities, women, and other underserved groups.
By Lynn Kolongei, Faith Kutere 2 years ago
Centre where cancer survivors find hope, skills to earn a living
Fire razes Moi Girls High School Eldoret lab
The school's Board of Management (BOM) convened a meeting today and assured parents that the girls are safe and normal learning has already resumed.
By Faith Kutere 2 years ago
Fire razes Moi Girls High School Eldoret lab
Fifteen released as two charged over Raila Chopper stoning
Fifteen out of the 17 people suspected to have pelted ODM leader Raila Odinga’s helicopter with stones were yesterday freed for lack of evidence.
By Faith Kutere 2 years ago
Fifteen released as two charged over Raila Chopper stoning
In Kerio Valley, patients risk treatment under gunfire
Majority of health facilities are incapable of handling complex procedures like gunshot wounds.
By Faith Kutere 2 years ago
In Kerio Valley, patients risk treatment under gunfire
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Leaders condemn stoning of Raila Odinga as questions raised on candidates’ security
There was little security presence at Kibor’s home when Raila Odinga landed on Friday evening to condole with the family.
By Faith Kutere 2 years ago
Leaders condemn stoning of Raila Odinga as questions raised on candidates’ security
Raila chopper stoning: Step-by-step account of what happened
The ODM boss had arrived when Kibor had already been laid to rest. That was a few minutes past 5:30pm Friday, April 1.
By Faith Kutere 2 years ago
Raila chopper stoning: Step-by-step account of what happened
14 arrested in connection with Raila chopper stoning in Soy
Uasin Gishu County Commissioner Stephen Kihara has told The Standard that the 14 will be arraigned on April 4 once investigations are concluded.
By Faith Kutere 2 years ago
14 arrested in connection with Raila chopper stoning in Soy
Mystery of body of Embu-based DCI officer found 400km away near Iten
The body, according to the family, had deep cuts on the head, face and at his neck showing signs of strangulation.
By Christopher Kipsang and Faith Kutere 2 years ago
Mystery of body of Embu-based DCI officer found 400km away near Iten
Conductors bitter fight for passengers ‘threat to public’
Tens of jobless youth who help passengers crossbusy roads also block matatus from other routes or rival ones from picking passengers.
By Faith Kutere 2 years ago
Conductors bitter fight for passengers ‘threat to public’
Father of 17 pleads for help as life pushes him to the edge
Sickly and jobless Karanja said the burden of fending for 13 grandchildren is weighing heavily on him. His wife died seven hours after delivery.
By Faith Kutere 3 years ago
Father of 17 pleads for help as life pushes him to the edge
Police storm church to stop mass wedding
Security personnel were forced to step in to contain large crowds that had shown up to witness a ceremony organised by the Catholic Church in Likuyani
By Faith Kutere 3 years ago
Police storm church to stop mass wedding
VIDEO: Student hangs onto hope as she battles rare brain disease
But after battling the rare brain condition known as Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) for seven years, Madlene underwent successful surgery.
By Faith Kutere 3 years ago
VIDEO: Student hangs onto hope as she battles rare brain disease
Support pours in for golden boy taking care of siblings, sick mother
Being a Grade four pupil, Brian was forced to leave school and attend to his siblings and his ailing mother
By Faith Kutere 3 years ago
Support pours in for golden boy taking care of siblings, sick mother
Richie G: I used to think everyone in Nai was 'mkora'
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