Nurses and midwives Face Challenges Amid COVID-19 Crisis

There is need to appreciate the life-saving roles of nurses and midwives as front-line health workers. Together with other health providers they are trying to contain, and hopefully end the COVID-19 pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) named 2020 as the International Year of Nurses and Midwives to push for increase in the global nursing … Continue reading “Nurses and midwives Face Challenges Amid COVID-19 Crisis”


Coronavirus: Kenya’s Diaspora Policy Under Spotlight

    When the coronavirus erupted in China, the immediate concern globally was that it didn’t have to leave its epicenter in Wuhan. Four months later, there were more than 1.5 million infections and more than 95,000 deaths globally, signaling how transboundary and contagious the virus had become.   In Kenya, the coronavirus pandemic has … Continue reading “Coronavirus: Kenya’s Diaspora Policy Under Spotlight”


Kenya’s Dusk to Dawn Curfew: Crowd Control Should be Within the Law

  A curfew that was meant to stop the spread of coronavirus in Kenya has turned into a nightmare. The police have taken advantage of the situation to terrorize anybody found outside their home between 7pm and 5pm. In Mombasa for example, the police started beating up people as early as 5pm. This brutality has … Continue reading “Kenya’s Dusk to Dawn Curfew: Crowd Control Should be Within the Law”