Community health workers boost counties universal healthcare bid
"These kits will make our work easier. I hope they will train us adequately on how to use them to enhance preventive and promotive care," she says.
By Godfrey Ombogo 7 months ago
Community health workers boost counties universal healthcare bid
Is UHC possible? A critical look at the pitfalls and opportunities
According to a 2020 report by the World Bank, the number of government health facilities in Kenya increased by 33.6 per cent from 4,456 to 5,953 between 2013 and 2020, thanks to devolution.
By Godfrey Ombogo 8 months ago
Is UHC possible? A critical look at the pitfalls and opportunities
New owners remain unmoved even as Supreme Court intervenes in row
The over 1,000 squatters feel there is a plot by some individuals, whom they did not name, to deny them what is rightfully theirs.
By Godfrey Ombogo 1 year ago
New owners remain unmoved even as Supreme Court intervenes in row
Clerics condemn crude oil pipeline, demand universal access to clean energy
Activist says EACOP risks tripling carbon emissions and leaving the continent dirtier. Faith leaders call on African governments to do due diligence before engaging in deals.
By Godfrey Ombogo 1 year ago
Clerics condemn crude oil pipeline, demand universal access to clean energy
Post-abortion care at hospital changes debate on sexual health
Sexual and reproductive health advocates want implementation of a policy that permit abortion by choice.
By Godfrey Ombogo 1 year ago
Post-abortion care at hospital changes debate on sexual health
Leaders differ over impact of Raila's decision to skip debate
DP Ruto said Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga, his main rival in the August 9 election, was afraid because he is "not the real candidate".
By Godfrey Ombogo 1 year ago
Leaders differ over impact of Raila's decision to skip debate
NSL: Fortune Sacco, APS Bomet promoted to Premier League
Fortune Sacco and Administration Police Service (APS) Bomet will play in the 2022-2023 Football Kenya Federation Premier League.
By Godfrey Ombogo 1 year ago
NSL: Fortune Sacco, APS Bomet promoted to Premier League
Raila and Karua to virtually address Kenyan Diaspora
Raila Odinga and his running mate Martha Karua are expected to address an estimated 15,000 diaspora Kenyans tonight to make a case for their candidature.
By Godfrey Ombogo 1 year ago
Raila and Karua to virtually address Kenyan Diaspora
We need to have an honest conversation on the state of the economy
Prices of basic commodities have spiked, pushing up the cost of living beyond the reach of millions of ordinary Kenyans.
By Godfrey Ombogo 1 year ago
We need to have an honest conversation on the state of the economy
Examinations should not be a do or die affair
Let your child compete against his or her abilities.
By Godfrey Ombogo 1 year ago
Examinations should not be a do or die affair
Population council to support media agency's journalism awards
MCK Chief Executive Officer David Omwoyo said the memorandum of understanding (MoU) will allow access by media practitioners.
By Godfrey Ombogo 1 year ago
Population council to support media agency's journalism awards
Set safety standards in transporting flammables
Regulations should look into issues such as the design of tankers that make them safe carriers.
By Godfrey Ombogo 1 year ago
Set safety standards in transporting flammables
State, IEBC must avert apathy in 2022 polls
The State needs to adequately fund IEBC to conduct comprehensive voter education.
By Godfrey Ombogo 2 years ago
State, IEBC must avert apathy in 2022 polls
How Covid-19 cases led Murang’a to building its first modern ICU
The ICU has its own laboratory, nursing station and pharmacy. It also has five doctors working on a rotational basis and a total of about 30 medics.
By Godfrey Ombogo 2 years ago
How Covid-19 cases led Murang’a to building its first modern ICU
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Kabogo: Mt Kenya will field a candidate for the top seat
Kabogo insists there will be no vacuum in region’s leadership after President Kenyatta retires next year.
By Godfrey Ombogo 2 years ago
Kabogo: Mt Kenya will field a candidate for the top seat
‘Standard’ journalist picked for UK fellowship
Oloo is a former World Press Institute fellow
By Godfrey Ombogo 3 years ago
‘Standard’ journalist picked for UK fellowship
Kenya's UNSC seat boost in war against terror
In August last year, Kenya petitioned the UN to list the militant group as a terrorist organisation under the Security Council Resolution 1267.
By Godfrey Ombogo 3 years ago
Kenya's UNSC seat boost in war against terror
What became of the powerful PAC?
It has been chaired by powerful politicians and produced stinging reports, so what is Opiyo Wandayi-led team up to?
By Godfrey Ombogo 3 years ago
What became of the powerful PAC?
How politicians turn BBI rallies into theatre of cheap drama
Can anyone stop the reggae?
By Godfrey Ombogo 4 years ago
How politicians turn BBI rallies into theatre of cheap drama
Why beating Shabaab explosives is Kenya’s biggest assignment
On October 12, up to 10 Kenyan police officers were killed when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device (IED) planted on the roadside.
By Godfrey Ombogo 4 years ago
Why beating Shabaab explosives is Kenya’s biggest assignment
Why elusive solution to teen pregnancy lies with offenders
An estimated 378,497 girls between the ages of 10-19 were found to be pregnant in health facilities in 2017.
By Godfrey Ombogo and Maureen Ongala 4 years ago
Why elusive solution to teen pregnancy lies with offenders
Hold your horses, Obado tells succession hopefuls
Emergent camps in the race came to the fore last month when local political heavyweights traded barbs at the burial of Mr Obado’s mother in-law
By Godfrey Ombogo 4 years ago
Hold your horses, Obado tells succession hopefuls
Kenyan appointed to SA real estate council
Nashon Okowa chairs the Association of Construction Managers of Kenya.
By Godfrey Ombogo 4 years ago
Kenyan appointed to SA real estate council
Kenyan appointed to South Africa real estate council
A young Kenyan real estate professional has been appointed to a South African construction management advisory council.
By Godfrey Ombogo 4 years ago
Kenyan appointed to South Africa real estate council
Appoint boards to institutions, state now told
By Godfrey Ombogo 4 years ago
Appoint boards to institutions, state now told
Kenya asks for China’s support for UN Security Council seat
China was non-committal, saying they have to consult first.
By Godfrey Ombogo 4 years ago
Kenya asks for China’s support for UN Security Council seat
Finance executive quits citing corruption fears
He told the Governor at one point he stopped salaries using the manual system but that was reversed.
By Godfrey Ombogo 5 years ago
Finance executive quits citing corruption fears
Why Khashoggi killing sends chilling message to scribes
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) reports that 45 journalists have been killed worldwide in 2018
By Godfrey Ombogo 5 years ago
Why Khashoggi killing sends chilling message to scribes
Obado now dares ODM over Migori by-election
Mr Obado laughed off threats of disciplinary action by the party. The governor said he will not be coerced into supporting an “unpopular candidate.”
By Godfrey Ombogo 5 years ago
Obado now dares ODM over Migori by-election
Corruption dragon must be slayed now or never
Judiciary role important in achieving Big Four agenda
By Godfrey Ombogo 5 years ago
Corruption dragon must be slayed now or never
State, millers in blame game over ugali, chapati quality
A report by the Health ministry indicated that a wide range of maize meal and wheat flour branded as fortified did not have the additional nutrients
By Godfrey Ombogo 5 years ago
State, millers in blame game over ugali, chapati quality
Exposed: Lies about your ugali and chapati
Maize and wheat flour sold in Kenya do not have the requisite levels of micro-nutrients.
By Godfrey Ombogo 5 years ago
Exposed: Lies about your ugali and chapati
Let's now forge ahead, leaders urge after petition rulings
The leaders said the time for electoral competition was over and real work must begin in counties that faced poll petitions.
By Godfrey Ombogo 6 years ago
Let's now forge ahead, leaders urge after petition rulings
America must recall Godec now, says NASA
Opposition wants US Ambassador Robert Godec recalled
By Godfrey Ombogo 6 years ago
America must recall Godec now, says NASA
Kenyan farmers embrace commercial growing of oil-producing tree
New cash-generating tea tree that withstands harsh dry conditions is quickly gaining popularity among farmers in arid parts of the country.
By Godfrey Ombogo 6 years ago
Kenyan farmers embrace commercial growing of oil-producing tree
'Standard' journalist wins top US fellowship
Mark Oloo, a journalist with The Standard, has been awarded this year's World Press Institute fellowship in the US.
By Godfrey Ombogo 6 years ago
'Standard' journalist wins top US fellowship
We won't conduct another nomination in Siaya, says ODM
ODM will defy the Political Parties Tribunal’s directive to repeat Siaya governor nominations, party chairman John Mbadi has said.
By Godfrey Ombogo 6 years ago
We won't conduct another nomination in Siaya, says ODM
Hope for Coconut Industry as NACOSTI Launches Research Chair
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) has won a competitive bid to spearhead an innovation and technology transfer initiative aimed at fostering agro-processing in the coconut industry.
By Godfrey Ombogo 6 years ago
Hope for Coconut Industry as NACOSTI Launches Research Chair
New Bill seeks to bar quacks from construction industry in Kenya
Players in the building and construction industry must register with a new professional body before they can be allowed to practice in Kenya.
By Godfrey Ombogo 6 years ago
New Bill seeks to bar quacks from construction industry in Kenya
Want to know and vet your aspirant? Go online
As the August General Election nears, funerals and church services have become political platforms for aspirants.
By Godfrey Ombogo 7 years ago
Want to know and vet your aspirant? Go online
Raila Odinga's AU ambition set to birth new alliances
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