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When some body parts will not stop growing

Depending on what has been affected, children with this condition can eventually become independent.

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The aggressive cancer that targets young African women

TNBC constitutes approximately 20.2 per cent of all breast cancer cases. ..

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An IV drip to cure hangovers and lighten skin

In Kenya, IV therapy has fast been gaining popularity in alternative therapy clinics..

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Here are common practices that parents should do away with during mealtimes

If such a food is made available, the child will definitely choose it over a healthier option...

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All babies cry, but how much is too much?

Colic most often starts when a baby is about two to five weeks ..

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I lost my womb, but beat three different cancers

Other times, the reason to have the uterus removed can be due to a congenital malformation. ..

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Avoid alcohol when treating and managing these conditions

Unfortunately, red wine as a miracle drink for heart heath is a myth. ..

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Dolci sisters dream to rule tennis world

The Dolcis have embarked on a long journey to mould their talented daughters Venesa and Amanda to become future Serena and Venus Williams and dominate..

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Western Kenya was the original home to most local cash crops

Unknown to many, Coffee is also grown on top of the Nyakach Plateau in Kisumu County..

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The seven deadly sins and your money

Greed is considered by many philosophers and theologians to be one of the gravest of the deadly sins..

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Cheat sheet: To leave or to stay, that’s the issue

Staying in marriage is something we’re taught by our parents. Girls are taught that it’s their duty to keep the marriage intact..

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Stereotypes couldn't hold me down

Bedecked in resplendent Maasai regalia, she looks like royalty, an African queen surveying the expanse of her kingdom. ..

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Worried about negative thoughts as a new parent? You’re not alone

Research shows that overall happiness actually drops in the first year of having a baby, especially for women. ..

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The man at centre of Islamic bank’s Kenyan expansion

Dubai Islamic Bank CEO says a well-structured lender should not engage in irregularities that have seen collapse of many banks...

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How lockdown exposed young girls to pregnancy

Immediately lockdown was announced in Kenya, the civil society warned of a groundswell in teenage pregnancy numbers...

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Taking leap into consultancy? How to do it right

The job market has become competitive, traditional career paths are diminishing and the lack of job security is becoming the new norm...

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Nobel Prize unlikely to lose lustre, despite Jerusalema

It’s not hard to design a uniquely Kenyan award to the best athletes in the world every year. We would invite them to the country for a free safari...

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Softie producer: I set out to do an honest story, it became a hit

The other moments, and most of the film is about this, are candid, never-before-seen moments of his personal life...

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Mashujaa: When politicians could debate, charm snakes out of a hole

When Kibaki spoke in Parliament, there would be pin-drop silence — Senator James Orengo..

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Tower garden is smart idea for your tiny space

You can grow food in your towered gardening structure and easily access it, as it will just be a few steps away from your kitchen. ..

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Are the kids alright? Social isolation can take a toll, but playing with your children can help them

Some children are not socially engaging with their peers in the same way they did before...

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We have PhDs whose education was waste of resources – Dr Njoki Maina

She earned a doctorate in medical and molecular genetics at 27, chose the University of Nairobi over Harvard and speaks impeccable sheng..

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From hawking shoes to owning a busy shop

I bought some shoes locally and I began hawking them door to door and through referrals from family and friends. ..

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Why that simple meal costs more than you think

UN report highlights countries where a simple plate of food costs the most, when compared with people’s incomes...

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Hope as clouds over economic growth scatter

World Bank projects the economy to grow by 1.5 per cent from an average growth of 5.7 per cent between 2015 and 2019..

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Two men who are keeping Samburu teenage mothers in school

How Samburu is fighting the stigma of teenage single mothers..

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Woman abandons her two children over fears of a Cancer ‘curse’

The wife claimed that the family was cursed due to cancer that had affected their daughter..

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The 'war' over sheng

The war over sheng that involved Governor Alfred Mutua and Musalia Mudavadi into tongue lashing...

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How gang uses dating site to lure, rob gays

Many victims are reluctant to report to the police because of the stigma associated with homosexuality...

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How EU ruined Amina’s bid for WTO’s top office

Sources claim EU had promised to support Kenya’s candidate only to change tune due to China’s influence in Kenya and Africa. ..

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The Casino: Where Nairobians seek treatment for STIs

The Level II hospital offers free treatment for mostly syphilis and gonorrhoea and gives prep to prevent HIV. ..

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Dream of tallest building in Africa stuck below surface

Faced with relentless court battles, rumours of mooted change of design and numerous threats of arrest for the developers, The Pinnacle Tower finally ..

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Mavoko: Where land ownership dreams die

Satellite town in Machakos County as a paradise for fraudsters highlighted by the plight of one land buying firm’s five-year fight for property...

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John Pesa and art of speaking from both sides of the mouth

Fr Pesa’s ‘King Suleiman’ slur has been doing rounds on social media, with people making fun of him. But he is not alone...

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Why Nairobi holds false promise for immigrants

Beneath the veneer of a modern city is a metropolis that cannot provide basic amenities to most of its residents...

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Where are the Sh1.9 billion desks for schools?

Elaborate tendering process dims hope of delivering 622,000 equipment ahead of October 19 deadline...

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How to get your business to show up on Google maps

'It has really pushed my business. I get clients from my area and some say they got my number from Google Maps.'..

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What an MBA has taught us

Is there any value to an MBA? Or should one just take their chances in the messy field and dare to sink or swim?..

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Dr Jennifer Riria: What I have learnt in 29 years lending money

Today, KWFT is a household name in all corners of the country having helped over a million women set up thriving businesses..

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The men wheeling Nairobi’s economy

There are more than 2,000 handcarts around Muthurwa and Wakulima markets. ..

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How to increase your value and influence at work

. Today’s workspace is coupled with distractions, among them, digitalisation and immense pressure for results..

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Seeking a loan during a pandemic?

Understand the business cash flow and only borrow only if your projections are right...

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How cloud-based techs can address food insecurity

Already, AI (Artificial Intelligence) is beginning to transform agriculture in important ways...

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My three-year hell in the corridors of justice that almost cost me my firm

On the run-ins with politicians, he said they put him in “unfamiliar territory.” ..

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The money minters of Marikiti

The trick, therefore, is cutting out these middlemen, with some traders preferring to directly source their produce at the farmgate. ..

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Dance lessons: What we can learn from Jerusalema craze

Where did we get the illusion that the rest of the world is not interested in our cultures? ..

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What’s in a name? Why Rubis is ditching Kobil and Gulf brands

Rubis Energy acquired KenolKobil for Sh36 billion last year and later acquired Gulf Energy for an undisclosed amount. ..

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I fell asleep while giving birth

Narcolepsy is a rare condition that causes uncontrollable sleep episodes. ..

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Men on preventive HIV pill infected, but why?

The use of medication for HIV prevention called pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP was launched in Kenya in 2017. ..

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Banishing consciousness: How anaesthesia works

For older patients, you have to look at the geriatric component of the anaesthesia technique. ..

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The health concern bubbling under the surface

Overuse of antibiotics, even prescribed ones for simple infections one can naturally recover from, can lead to resistance...

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The age of sex drive boosters

Viagra; the tiny blue pill with “big” outcomes is one of the most popular drugs among men where matters sexual performance enhancement are concerned. ..

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Artificial pancreas: The future of diabetes treatment

Pancreas transplants and implants are treatment options available for patients suffering from this disease...

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Alfred Imonje coached Somalia, fed players ugali to be ‘omundu strong’

Besides an attractive salary, I was assigned a driver and security at my residence. I even had a cook..

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From escaping marriage at 9 to being ‘serikali mashinani'

She knew this was only possible with a proper education. However, Mariam soon found herself victim of the same practices she hoped to fight someday...

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Palliative care through the eyes of a cancer patient

It is not all about death, the goal is to make life as meaningful as possible, regardless of the prognosis...

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Make it count: From balancing books to cracking jokes

Artist and radio show host, Ben Mugambi alias ‘Mgongoo Kingwete’ made a name by mimicking Governor Kiraitu Murungi ..

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How to rise above your toxic co-workers

Be like the woman with the alabaster box, which once she poured on Jesus’ head, changed the environment..

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How local farmers are losing the battle at the dinner table

Kenya’s producers are grappling with falling output even as imported foods gain popularity among savvy consumers...

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I was called useless for going into farming

The decision to go into farming, she says, was initially motivated by ‘opportunities’ to make money...

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Billionaire mistakes to learn from

In the finance and business, mistakes can be very costly. Thankfully, you don’t have to learn the hard way...

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Paul Wakimani breaks down as he narrates how Sh21 million suit weighed him down

Paul Wakimani breaks down as he narrates how Sh21 million suit weighed him down

Ohangla stirs online craze amidst pandemic at the expense of benga

With live concerts and extravaganzas put on hold, many artistes admit they are between a rock and hard place.

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Tower gardens is smart idea for your tiny space

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