United Natons (UN) estimates that ending world hunger will cost US$267 billion per year. PHOTO/FILE PICTUREKEY FACTS821 million people go to bed hungry every night all over the world 300,000 people could starve to death every single day over a three-month period 135 million people on earth are...
Africa nationals stranded outside a shop in Guangzhou after being evicted from their homes and hotels by Chinese national over coronavirus fears. PHOTO/COURTESYBy PATRICK MAYOYOThe Kenyan government has a responsibility to repatriate its citizens who are stranded in China and are being racially abused and persecuted, international relations don,...
By DAVID KATANAThe Government should investigate cases of landlords who are harassing their tenants by disconnecting water and electricity supply and take disciplinary action against them officials of National Ordinary People's Empowerment Union (NOPEU) political party have said.The officials Messrs Gervasio Mithika - national chairman, Rogers Mwiti - Secretary...
A police officer clobbers a motorist at Nakuru KFA roundabout while enforcing the dusk-to-dawn curfew to stop the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. PHOTO/STANDARDBy PATRICK MAYOYOUnited Nations human rights experts have called on governments across the world to respect human rights as they put in place...
Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma. PHOTO/ALIBABAAlibaba billionaire Jack Ma announces his foundation would donate 20,000 coronavirus test kits, 100,000 masks and 1,000 medical use protective suits and face shields to each of the 54 African countries. Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma announced on Friday his charitable foundation would donate 500...
Most people are now wearing face masks as a precaution against coronavirus. PHOTO/SCREENSHOTBy PATRICK MAYOYOOn Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) upgraded the status of the COVID-19 outbreak from epidemic to pandemic. Here are five important pieces of information on what this means for you and your community.  1) What’s...
Betty Sharon from the Collaboration of Women in Development receiving the Woman Super Achiever Award in Mumbai, India. PHOTO/COURTESYBy OUR CORRESPONDENTThe Executive Director of Collaboration of Women in Development, Ms Betty Sharon, is the 2020 winner of the Woman Super Achiever Award given by the World HRD Congress.Ms Sharon...
G4S Security Guards’ dog section at Uhuru park during a past Labour Day celebrations. PHOTO/COURTESY By PATRICK MAYOYOUntil she was sexually harassed, G4S  Kenya Ltd was a perfect employer for Saida Rashid Mbonika. As an information technology expert she was earning a good salary and had been promoted to the position...
A researcher at work. PHOTO/PEXELSBy HEALTH CORRESPONDENTChildren of mothers prescribed macrolide antibiotics during the first trimester of pregnancy are at an increased risk of major birth defects when compared with penicillin, this is according to a new study of London’s Global University.The study published in The British Medical Journal  recommends that...
It is good to have dreams, but few people work towards achieving them. PHOTO/PEXELSBy PATRICK MAYOYOResearch led by scientists at Queen Mary University of London has provided new insights into why people often make unrealistic plans that are doomed to fail.The study, published in the journal Behavioural Brain Research, analysed...