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Polypharmacy and the Epidemic of Unnecessary Care

Medicines play a crucial role in the treatment of illnesses and most, if not all visits to the doctor, end with a prescription. However, doctors are alarmingly prescribing too many medicines and this can be more harmful than helpful to …

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The Complexities of the Inferiority Complex

We often read in the press and see for ourselves high ranking individuals suffering from superiority complex and resorting to ridiculous, violent and uncalled for actions against unsuspecting members of the public.  Actions have included ear pulling, nose pinching, brick …

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The World Is Yet To See God’s Limits of Exploitation

I knew Messiah from a young age.

Back then, he went by the name Masii. I cannot really say that we grew up together because he grew up in the village and I in the city.  We always went to …

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Deboarding Hostile Passengers

Dear Reader, I will not bore you with unnecessary introductory remarks.  I know that you are all eyes, waiting to know how the story of Janet and her husband ended.

Janet continued with her story:

“The next day I underwent …

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Riding the Journey of Life With A Hostile Passenger

“Why do we as a culture hold on to toxic relationships?”

This, Dear Reader, was a question asked by my sister-in-law one Friday afternoon as we watched the lunchtime news.  A news item came up about a woman who …

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Alcohol: The Lubricant that Oils the Engine of A Nairobian’s Recreation

Dear Reader, I am not an outdoorsy person but I am environmentally inclined. I also do enjoy the occasional alcohol and roast meat fiesta.  And so, several years ago, when I was still young and vibrant, a group of friends …

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Body Shaming: The Elephant in the City

Let us talk about the elephant in the city.  Why is body shaming an acceptable practice?  Why do we give these body shaming bullies an audience?  Why do we give them an ear and egg them on when they turn …

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Ludwig, the Young Business Man

I am glad you are back, dear reader.  While you were away, questions and comments about business in Nairobi came in hard and fast.  Surely Nairobi was not entirely proliferated by kioskers, otherwise the very successful businesses we see …

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The Hekima Business Community Kioskers

I read an Article the other day where Bob Collymore (may his soul rest in peace) informed us Kenyans in no uncertain terms that we were plagued, afflicted, infected beyond cure with what is known as “Kiosk Mentality”.  …

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Plastic Bags

It is almost one year since the ban of plastic bags in Kenya which took effect precisely on 28th August 2017. With the recent stories in the news that the ban is not being implemented and/or enforced, I decided …

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