Men & menstruation: do we have a role to play?

This article was first published in my column in the Standard Yesterday was World Menstrual Hygiene Day. Growing up, I knew next to nothing about menstruation. Thanks to primary school education, I knew technically that if a girl does not get pregnant, well, something happens in her uterus and blood comes out. I also knew …

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It’s time to rethink role of State in the economy

This article was first published in the Standard newspaper The Covid-19 pandemic has brought to light a major weakness in our country‚Äôs ability to cushion and protect its people in times of great strife. As the economy suffers and many people continue to lose jobs and businesses to shut down, it has become apparent that …

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New VAT Law bring savings into my home!

The VAT Act became law in Kenya and was implemented in the past two weeks. With it, came an increase in a number of daily necessities that have seen major changes in my house. These commodities include Milk and Newspapers (among several others) I have not bought a newspaper in the last approximately 2 weeks …

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