Funerals may never be the same again

This article was first published in the Standard. On April 25th, I wrote here about two old men who were building me a gazebo to pass the time as they could not sit still during the lockdown. Unfortunately, one of them, my 86-year-old grandfather passed away suddenly last Friday. Organising his send-off turned out to …

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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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