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Communications student, Moi University

Engage communities, LAPPSET leadership urged

Two legislators urged the leaders of the Lamu Port and Lamu Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor project to consider working with communities for the fruition of the Vision 2030 flagship project. Ms. Shakila Abdalla, Lamu East, and Mr. Abdikadir Omar, Balambala, … Continue reading

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“Terrorism is a global problem” is defeatist rhetoric

Abdul Hajj swings into action to rescue a kid in the besieged Westgate Shopping Mall. Photo Credit: REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic When terrorists stormed Nairobi’s Westgate Shopping Mall on September 21, 2013, it took the agility and bravity of civilians to evacuate … Continue reading

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Keep Talking: Lessons from Malala Day

Hours before Kenyans descended on each other in the infamous 2007 post election violence, the world lost a leader: Benazir Bhutto. Bhutto, the firebrand leader of the leftist Pakistan Peoples Party, fell to an assassin’s bullet as she addressed a … Continue reading

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GADO caricature has gone overboard on appending stereotypes, rumors

This morning, as it is the norm, I stood by the newsstand alongside the railway line to catch a glimpse of the headlines in the dailies. I started with the Daily Nation, then the Standard before ending with The Star, … Continue reading

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The future of Nairobi commuting

The future of Nairobi commuting is here Commuting in Nairobi is synonymous with stress. Traffic jams, unpredictable fare hikes and undisciplined road users are some of the attributes that great commuters in this city. However, there is some hope. Commuters … Continue reading

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Create counter smoking campaigns

Create counter smoking campaigns             Does anybody notice the lull in the Kenyan media as far as cigarette promotions are concerned? After the banning of cigarette smoking promotions on radio and televisions, all the dust seems to have settled. Apparently, … Continue reading

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Why I keep missing important Employment Chances

Now I Know Why I Keep Missing Important Employment Chances This was the second interruption into the Quantitative Skills discussion. In the second semester of the first year, Quantitative Skills is one the units, and perhaps the only unit after … Continue reading

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