Month: April 2019

Health Action day at Mwaloya Primary School in Kinondo Ward – Kwale County

30th April 2019

Health Action day at Mwaloya Primary School in Kinondo Ward – Kwale County Health Action Day at Mwaloya Primary School in Kinondo ward conducted by Msambweni Sub county Health management team lead by Doctor Kelvin Nduhiu. The day has been set aside as an event for offering the community guidance, support and professional help from […]

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Cassowary, the most dangerous bird in the world is on sale

30th April 2019

Cassowary, the most dangerous bird in the world is on sale According to the Irish Examiner, a large flightless bird that killed its owner is up for auction in Florida. The bird is huge and does not fly. The bird known as cassowary is a native of New Guinea and Australia. It was just one […]

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Two persons infected with HIV/AIDs after vampire facials procedure

30th April 2019

Two persons infected with HIV/AIDs after vampire facials procedure Two persons are reported to have contracted HIV/AIDs virus after undergoing vampire facials at a spa in New Mexico. The health spa used dirty needles to undertake the exercise. The vampire facials is believed to be an anti-aging procedure. The two customers and now patients contracted […]

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Government Internet shutdowns are on the increase

28th April 2019

Government Internet shutdowns are on the increase Internet disruptions and shutdowns by the governments are on the increase across the world. This has happened in India, Pakistan, Iraq, Ethiopia and Turkey in the past. According to AccessNow (digital rights advocacy organization), in 2018 alone, there were 188 government internet shutdowns. Compare that to a mere […]

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Chimpanzee exploring Instagram using an iPhone

28th April 2019

Chimpanzee exploring Instagram using an iPhone This video footage shows a Chimpanzee filmed using Instagram on an iPhone. The video has gone viral on social media and has left many people stunned. This video was first posted online by Mike Holston – an environmental and animal rights activist. Read More: Rapper 50 Cents buys a […]

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A simplified guide to budget analysis

27th April 2019

A simplified guide to budget analysis Sentao Kenya has developed a simplified guide to Budget Analysis. Read a copy here. Read More: Pro poor budget analysis by Development Initiatives Sharing is Caring:0

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Flash Floods witnessed Kinungi

27th April 2019

Flash Floods witnessed at Kinungi On 26th April 2019, we were travelling from Naivasha town to Nairobi City. It was drizzling but on reaching Kinungi area, the rain intensified a large volume of water carrying debris flew from the surrounding hills to the low-lying highway. Due to the flash floods, a lot of debris was […]

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INTERNET SHUTDOWN IN CHAD FOR THE LAST ONE YEAR

25th April 2019

INTERNET SHUTDOWN IN CHAD FOR THE LAST ONE YEAR The citizens of Chad have experienced internet shutdowns. This is as a result of internet censorship implemented by the government in that country. Interested parties such as companies which depend on internet to conduct their business have resorted to the use of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) […]

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Response strategy on oil spill management depends on:

24th April 2019

Response strategy on oil spill management depends on: health and safety Feasibility Type and fate of spilled oil resources at risk priorities available response resources realistic expectations Net Environmental Benefit Analysis (NEBA) Monitor and Evaluate Assess the situation Quantification of the spill Use of remote sensing Verify the oil track Monitoring spill state Assisting in […]

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Continuous improvement in crucial

24th April 2019

Continuous improvement is crucialResponding to emergencies involve planning, taking action, reviewing and improving the process. – Plan – Act/do – Review – Improve These steps are applicable to any emergency not just oil and chemical spill emergencies. Read More: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a political Tool Sharing is Caring:0

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It finally rains!

23rd April 2019

It finally rains! Kenyans have been waiting for over four months for rains in vain. The last time I was in Mombasa was 10th December 2018. On that date it rained heavily. Afterwards it seems the gods of rain stopped working until now. Read More: Uhuru Kenyatta promises to establish 10 chemotherapy centers across Kenya […]

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Stages in Oil and Gas production process

23rd April 2019

Stages in Oil and Gas production process Hopefully Kenya will one day become an oil producing country in Africa. Here are a few notes to help you understand what is going on or what usually happens in the process of producing oil an gas. This one of a series of articles aimed at creating public […]

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From Acquisition to decommissioning

23rd April 2019

From Acquisition to decommissioning The oil and gas production processes starts with desk study where feasible areas are identified. This is followed by oil and gas corporations visiting countries and seeking for exploration licenses. They then conduct exploration to find out if there is gas and oil reserves. The third stage is appraisal, here the […]

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The Research Thesis

18th April 2019

The Research Thesis A research thesis is a written report that documents findings of a research after investigating a specific problem. Past tense is used in writing a thesis. A thesis paper begins with an introduction of the matter under investigation and the reader is informed about the significance of the matter. A discussion of […]

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Types of Research

18th April 2019

Types of Research There are two types of research that is qualitative and quantitative research. Qualitative  This is a form of research which involves description. For example, case studies of institutions and communities. Strategies used in qualitative research include: focused group discussions, questionnaires and interviewing. Qualitative research is also referred to as naturalistic inquiry or […]

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1963 Constitution of Kenya on housing

17th April 2019

1963 Constitution of Kenya on housing The 1963 Constitution of Kenya directed Parliament to create a Central Housing Board. According to Article 149 (1) (a) the mandate of the Board was to make loans to local government authorities of the Regions or of Nairobi Area for the sore purpose of housing. Further the Constitution also […]

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Tobacco Taxation in Kenya

17th April 2019

Tobacco Taxation in Kenya Tobacco production is a leading cause of preventable death globally. World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there will be a death toll of 10 million per year. County governments have a role to play in tobacco production. Agriculture is a devolved function. Tobacco is identified as one of the major cash […]

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Does posting civil servants to their home state affect their productivity?

15th April 2019

Does posting civil servants to their home state affect their productivity? Robin Burgess, Professor of Economics at London School of Economics (LSE), Marianne Bertrand, Professor of Economics at Booth School of Business University of Chicago and Assistant Professor Guo Xi have penned a great article on the impact on productivity of civil servants working in […]

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Economist Joram Gicheru on implications of food security in Kenya on Trade

15th April 2019

Economist Joram Gicheru on implications of food security in Kenya on Trade Read More: What is Ricardian Equivalence? Sharing is Caring:0

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Palm Sunday 2019

14th April 2019

Palm Sunday 2019 Today 14th April was palm Sunday and Christians celebrated across the country. This morning they carried palm leaves to Catholic churches across the nation. Read More: Pope Francis acknowledges for the first time that nuns are sexually abused by priests and bishops Sharing is Caring:0

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