Mixed signals to blame for surge in coronavirus infections

This article was first published in The Standard. On Wednesday, Health Cabinet Secretary (CS) Mutahi Kagwe tightened the lockdown screws in Eastleigh, Nairobi and Old Town, Mombasa. He ordered the cessation of all movement in and out of that two areas as of 7pm that day. However, according to social media accounts, that announcement was …

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Home education can help our children thrive beyond this crisis

Originally Published in The Standard, March 20, 2020. “My advice for any parents wanting to homeschool during the school shutdown – don’t,” said a meme that I read this week. “Arguing with your kids to do work is not what anyone needs now. Instead, cuddle up together and read, read read.”  The meme continues to …

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