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Nurses’ Union Boss Seth Panyako Arrested Over KNH Nurses’ Strike

Kenya National Nurses Union (KNUN) secretary general Seth Panyako among other officials have been arrested by the police for allegedly inciting nurses at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) to strike. The arrest was instigated by KNH security boss Manase Mukhwana who termed Panyako as an outsider meddling with KNH...

All You Need To Know About The New Medical Cover For Secondary School Students By NHIF

In April 2018 the Ministry of Education and National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) entered into a contract to offer a unique comprehensive medical insurance cover for public secondary school students. The insurance covers students for the duration of full-time study at public secondary schools. The students started accessing...

KNH Nurse Mildred Akinyi Hospitalised After Assault by Relatives of Patient

Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) Nurse Mildred is now hospitalised after getting assaulted by 5 relatives of a patient she was attending to but later died. According to hospital sources, Nurse Mildred Akinyi was breaking the news to the five relatives (one male and four females) when they pounced...
Tanzania

Government Of Tanzania Bans Adverts On Family Planning

The government of Tanzania has banned advertising of family planning methods after the president had declared those who practice the said methods as lazy. 'Those that are going for family planning are lazy, they do not want to work to feed a large family,' President Maghufuli stated. He said...

New Panadol Tablet To Relieve Pain Faster, Says Manufacturer

British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has unveiled a new Panadol product that relieves pain fast. Panadol Extra with Optizorb contains a formulae that combines paracetamol, caffeine and Optizorb technology to create a product that is absorbed faster in the stomach, the company said. Speaking during the launch of the...
Durex

Durex Recalls Real Feel Condoms Batches Over Durability Concerns

Durex has recalled the Real Feel condoms over results showing that they did not pass the shelf-durability test. The company posted on their media page saying certain products sold in the UK, Poland and Ireland do not meet the international ISO standards. ​ "Our internal testing has shown...

Faith Nyokabi Charged with Refusing to Breastfeed Baby Unless Husband Gives Her Ksh 100,000

Faith Nyokabi, 25-year-old woman from Thika town has been arrested and charged for allegedly refusing to breastfeed her 4 month old baby unless her husband paid her Ksh 100,000. The woman abandoned her baby at her home in Kiganjo Estate 7 days ago and refused to return without...
Taste of My Skin

‘Taste Of My Skin’ An Inaugural Event To Celebrate Albinism Set To Take Place

Persons living with albinism have often been stigmatized based on the color of their skin, their disability has often been seen as a privilege by ignorant people who failed to understand the challenges that they face. However, Jairus Ongetta popularly known as Jay has chosen to mentor and...

Equity To Roll Out Its ‘Afia’ Clinics In All Counties By 2023

Equity Group Holdings is set to open clinics outside Nairobi and Thika as the lender seeks a presence in all 47 counties over the next five years. Dr. James Mwangi, the CEO of Equity Bank says that the lender intends to open one health center dubbed 'Equity Afia'...
beta healthcare, zoom condoms

Disgruntled Man Sues Beta Healthcare, KeBS After Zoom Condom Burst

A man has dragged to court Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) and Beta Healthcare over fake condoms which he claims burst during intercourse, after which he contracted a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI). The man has told the court that he bought his favourite Zoom scented condoms because he believed...
HIV/AIDS

Tweep Shocks Kenyans With Staggering Statistics Of New HIV/AIDS Infections

A twitter user has conducted a research to show the number of new people infected with HIV/AIDS as a result of having multiple sexual partners. According to the tweep, MuchiriH, an unnamed man recently infected with the virus said that he has in the past six months had...

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