Author: Mwangi Mumero

Study links malnutrition to higher pneumonia deaths

Reading Time: < 1 minute Child malnutrition increases risk of hospitalisation and death from pneumonia in low and middle-income countries, recent researchconducted by the Univer- […]

Agroforestry boosts global food supply

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trees will continue to play a significant role in global food supply, boosting diversity and increasing farmers’ earning power even […]

Covid erodes gains in fight against TB

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Covid-19 pandemic has reversed gains made  in the fight against tuberculosis. Latest World Health Organisation’s (WHO) 2021 Global TB […]

WHO: Africa Covid cases 7 times more than reported

Reading Time: < 1 minute Six out of seven cases of Covid-19 infections in Kenya and other African countries go undetected due to low testing […]

Digital skills will help tackle unemployment

Reading Time: 3 minutes Digital skills among school and college leavers can enable the youth to benefit from online work and cut unemployment— earning […]

Why the Mugumo is sacred

Reading Time: 3 minutes Awhile ago, a huge Mugumo (fig tree) fell by itself in Kamoko Village, in Nyeri county. Real fear pervaded the […]

Culture undermining adult literacy among pastoral communities – study

Reading Time: 3 minutes Traditional beliefs and cultures remain the biggest drawback to improving literacy levels among pastoral communities where a huge chunk of […]

Storybook to help children cope with Corona released

Reading Time: 2 minutes The World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with other organisations has released a new book that will help children stay […]