Human Rights

origins of economic, social and cultural rights

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Many people refer to economic, social and cultural rights as the “second generation” rights.  The French and American rights declarations provided for the right to form trade unions, safe labor conditions and […]

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Human Rights

Economic, social and cultural rights for human dignity

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No human right can be realized in isolation. That is why we say that human rights are indivisible. The right to life for all people requires that the duty bearer takes the […]

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Health

Disinfecting your home when caring for the sick

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Alcohol solutions with at least 70% alcohol. Clean hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds; Use hand sanitize with at least 60% alcohol; Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth […]

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Health

Statement from Jamia Mosque Committee on Coronavirus

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Jamia Mosque Committee has made the following announcement:  The letter read as follows:  After a series of consultations with the Majilis Ulamaa (council of scholars) of Jamia Mosque and upon further consultations […]

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Counties

Nairobi City County functions taken over by the national government

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Kenya national government has officially taken over the following functions: health, transport, public works, utilities, planning and development.  On the other hand, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) will take over the collection […]

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short story telling

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“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Maya Angelou.  Since I love short story telling, let me take this chance to re-tell the following story as narrated […]

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healthcare

Coronavirus in Kenya already

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Many people have been saying that African genes are unique and resistant against the coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Doubts are now arising after Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Health Mutahi Kagwe just […]

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Tana River County

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County Bio Data one of the six Counties in the Coastal region of Kenya land size of 38,682 square kilometers  Borders Garissa County to the North, Isiolo County to the North-West, Kitui […]

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Nile Water Agreements

Great Britain capitalized on its presence in Africa to come up with the 1929 Nile Water Agreement.  This agreement was signed between Egypt and Great Britain. At that time Britain had represented […]

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Public Policy

New language policy introduces 4 additional working languages to Amharic in Ethiopia

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Amharic was introduced as the official working language by Emperor Haile Selassie who ruled Ethiopia between 1930 and 1974.  Now the current Prime Minister Dr. Ahmed Abbey is addition four new working […]

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Battle of Adwa is an inspiration for all Africans

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In 1896, Ethiopia defeated Italy in the Battle of Adwa. At that time, all Ethiopians expressed unity if defense of their independence.  Italians had been allocated Ethiopia during the Berlin Conference of […]

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Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam across the Blue Nile

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Ethiopia is building the largest hydroelectric power station across the Blue Nile.  This development project is creating a lot of tension between Egypt and Ethiopia.  This far, the dam is two thirds […]

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Health

COVID-19 updates by Ethiopia Public Health Institute

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These are the updates from Ethiopia Public Health Institute in regards to coronavirus or COVID-19:  Sharing is Caring:0 20 20

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Economy

Ethiopia rising

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A South African laments on Twitter on how his country’s economic growth at 0.2 percent is so low compared to that of Ethiopia and Senegal.  https://twitter.com/BlessingsRamoba/status/1234916226549403648 Sharing is Caring:0 20 20

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Ethiopia

Limit on amount of Birr to hold for people leaving Ethiopia

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Directive No. FXD/34/2007 notes that people traveling out of Ethiopia shall not hold more that Birr 200.  This is an equivalent of KES 638 or USD 6 or Euros 5.5. This is […]

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Discrimination of the Wayyu minority group in Kenya

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Today I had a very rich conversation with a member of Wayyu minority group in Kenya. This is a minority community whose population is estimated to be 3,100 people only. However, this […]

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Education

Book review: Proposal and Thesis Writing by Kombo and Tromp

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Today I am reading the book PROPOSAL AND THESIS WRITING by Donald Kisilu Kombo and Delno Tromp. Published by Paulines Publications Africa in 2006. The authors agree that proposal and thesis writing […]

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Promoting participatory planning and budgeting for minority groups and indigenous communities in East Africa

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This is an update for my dedicated readers on www.kerosi.com blog. A platform for positive social change and sharing of transformative ideas. Since November 2019 I have been working in promoting the […]

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advocacy / Counties

Power of the people-centered development

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I’ve spent some time this afternoon reading Issue No. 5 of the Nairobi Business Monthly magazine and the story of Makueni County has touched me. I take this earliest opportunity to share […]

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Sports

West Bromwich Albion chief executive Mark Jenkins takes temporary 100% pay cut

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West Bromwich Albion Chief Executive Mark Jenkins has said he will not receive any pay due to the coronavirus pandemic. Football in England was suspended indefinitely by the FA. Jenkins also confirmed […]

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Sports

Brentford’s new stadium completion on hold due to lockdown

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Championship side Brentford FC have announced that they are unable to announce when their new stadium will be fully completed due to lockdown. Brentford were initially planning to leave Griffin Park for […]

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