Experts propose shift system to avert congestion in institutions

Education experts have asked the government to consider the shift system of learning amid overcrowding anticipated in secondary schools next year. With about 2.4 million both from Competency-based Curriculum (CBC) and 8-4-4 systems expected to join secondary school, educationists are proposing the first group of pupils attend school from early…

Moderna looks beyond Covid vaccines for Kenya factory

The government now says Moderna's Sh57.5 billion vaccine plant will have a crucial role to play in the fight against other diseases beyond the Covid 19 pandemic amid global glut of coronavirus vaccines. The comments come amid a reported global vaccine oversupply that has crept up across a world once…

Dowgate Properties sets up electric cars charging station in Naivasha

Real estate firm Dowgate Properties has set up an electric vehicle charging station in Naivasha, the first outside Nairobi, as it seeks a slice of the rapidly growing market. The station is located at Naivasha Safari Centre, Dowgate’s new shopping mall whose anchor tenant is Naivas Supermarket, along the Nairobi-Nakuru…

Men, these drugs can make you infertile

Drugs use whether legally prescribed or illegally acquired may have adverse effects on male fertility. The spectrum of these drugs is extensive spanning from legal to illegal drugs. Even clinically prescribed drugs through moderated can have the same effect. Should you be using these drugs and have difficulty initiating pregnancy,…

Equity Group invests Sh400m in insurance division

Equity Group has invested Sh400 million in establishing a subsidiary that will run its insurance business as the Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed firm seeks to diversify from the mainstay banking operation. The company has committed the amount to Equity Group Insurance Holdings Limited, according to disclosures in its latest annual report.…

Sh28bn Central Railway Station plan inches closer as Kenya, UK start talks

The planned Sh28 billion redevelopment of Central Railway Station in Nairobi has moved a step closer after the government opened talks with the UK’s export credit agency to fund the project. The British High Commission in Nairobi said Kenya is currently talking with UK Export Finance to fund the urban…

How white replacement theory paints dark color

This last Saturday, an 18-year-old white gunman entranced by a white supremacist ideology known as “replacement theory” opened fire at a supermarket in Buffalo, methodically shooting and killing 10 people and injuring three more, almost all of them black, in one of the deadliest racist attacks in American. Identified by…