by admin | Jun 10, 2023 | Current Affairs, Featured, Impact stories, Lifestyle, News
Busia Governor Dr. Paul Otuoma’s Government will continue to offer support towards the management of cancer, the Health Executive Committee Member (CECM) for Health and Sanitation Beatrice Nakholi said.
Nakholi said the leadership of the County through the Department of Health is committed to providing services to cancer patients as well as survivors.
by admin | Jun 10, 2023 | Current Affairs, Environment, Featured, Lifestyle, News
Since October last year, Kenya is facing a cholera outbreak that has so far claimed over 120 lives. This is according to figures by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cresent Societies.
17 counties have reported cases of the disease since the first case was recorded in October 2022. IFRC places the numbers at over 7570 as of the 25th of March this year.
People living in informal settlements are hardest hit by the outbreak. This is due to a lack of proper access to clean toilets, clean water, food, and even adequate housing.
Around 3000 cases were reported in Dadaab re
by Mariselah Kimbio | Jun 7, 2023 | Current Affairs, Featured, News
Will the Health Amendment Bill be a breakthrough for Kenyans? Learn how the bill aims to criminalize patient and corpse detention over unpaid bills, support poor families, and compensate medical facilities. Discover its potential impact on access to affordable healthcare. #HealthAmendmentBill #KenyansHealthcare
by Shirley Wandera | Jun 7, 2023 | Blue Economy, Climate Change, Featured, Impact stories
Dive into the Mombasa Ocean Festival 2023: A captivating event blending art, entertainment, and science to inspire ocean conservation. #OceanFestival2023
by Shirley Wandera | Jun 6, 2023 | Blue Economy, Business, Climate Change, Corporate, Current Affairs, Featured, Impact stories, Lifestyle, Politics
In a remarkable display of dedication to environmental consciousness, residents of Mombasa on Monday commemorated World Environment Day with a vibrant procession held in Makupa.
The event was graced by Mombasa Deputy Governor, Francis Thoya, who took note of the youth being on the frontline of the conservation movement, actively engaging in efforts to protect their surroundings.
by Mariselah Kimbio | May 30, 2023 | Current Affairs, Featured, Lifestyle, News, Politics
Uganda President Museveni signs controversial Anti-Homosexuality Act 2023, sparking global concern over human rights violations. LGBTQ+ organizations and activists oppose the decision and seek support in denouncing the law. US President Biden condemns the act, considering potential sanctions. #AntiHomosexualityAct2023 #HumanRightsViolation
by Shirley Wandera | May 6, 2023 | Blue Economy, Featured, News
African countries unite for low-carbon shipping at AAMA-IMO Conference, discussing cleaner fuels and sustainable maritime development. #LowCarbonShipping #CleanFuels #MaritimeDevelopment
by Gilitics Media | May 4, 2023 | Blue Economy, Climate Change, Entertainment, Featured, Impact stories, Opinion
In today’s world, the term “sustainability” is often used to describe the need for an activity or product to meet the present and future generations’ environmental, social, and economic requirements without causing harm. However, the sustainability of plastic is a questionable concept due to its production, consumption, and management’s impact on the ecosystem.
Plastic products are popular worldwide, but they also pose risks to the environment. According to studies, nearly 300 million tons of plastic are produced globally every year, with 95% of them being single-use products. This high production rate has led to an increase in plastic waste, which poses a threat to the ecosystem.
by Gilitics Media | May 4, 2023 | Blue Economy, Climate Change, Environment, Featured, Impact stories, Opinion, Tourism
According to historical records, the first synthetic plastic was created in 1907, revolutionizing the manufacturing industry. Since then, the production of plastics has increased significantly, with consumer demand driving innovation and expansion in the industry.
Despite their popularity, plastics have been found to have negative effects on the environment and human health. They are not biodegradable, which means they can take hundreds of years to break down. Additionally, they release harmful chemicals when they degrade, contaminating soil and water.
As concern over the impact of plastics on the environment
by Allan Kai | Apr 18, 2023 | Current Affairs, Featured, News, Politics, Uncategorized
Healthcare workers in Mombasa have launched a go-slow to protest the county government’s failure to pay their salaries and statutory deductions. The workers held a press briefing at the Coast General Provincial Hospital in Mombasa, where they aired their grievances through various union leaders.
One of the key complaints was the unpaid NHIF payments, which they say have not been made since January. This has left healthcare workers unable to access medical services that they themselves offer, leading to demoralization and a decline in morale among the workers.