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Albinism: Of law, science and myth


Albinism is a genetically inherited condition present at birth which results in the lack of melanin - a chemical responsible for the colour of the skin, eyes and hair.

Albinism: Of law, science and myth

By Florence Shako | 5 years ago

Living with albinism

Living with albinism

It is not easy living with albinism, and so when people point fingers at people with the condition, make nasty comments and avoid socialising with them, or even try to kidnap them to sell them off due to misconceived notions that their body parts can make one rich, life becomes more difficult. Four of them spoke exclusively to NJOKI CHEGE about their lives

| 10 years ago

Artificial melanin: New-age hair dye

And unlike traditional dyes, the colour generated from artificial melanin can also withstand multiple washes.

Killiad Sinide | 9 months ago

Sauti Sol in trouble with Ezekiel Mutua over obscene music video

<p >Award-winning Kenyan music group Sauti Sol have been asked by the Kenya Films Classification Board (KFCB) to submit their latest music video ‘Melanin’ for examination and classification for examination and classification for age suitability

Robert Abong'o & Fay Ngina | 3 years ago