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No more politricks, Kenyans are ready for politics

First published Sunday Standard, February 19, 2017. Kindly reproduced here with permission from Standard Group 

The mood at Uhuru Park on Wednesday was electric. Over a thousand doctors and other citizens marched, sang and danced as they waited for the KMPDU leadership to be released. 734 more words

Human Rights

Ethiopian Marks Annual Christmas Party Day with Orphans

Ethiopian Airlines colorfully marked orphan children’s Christmas party on December 31, 2016 at its headquarters, providing the children drawn from fourteen humanitarian organizations with giveaway items and entertaining them with lively artistic performances. 236 more words


Let’s Talk About Universal Health Coverage

By Dr. Nahitun Naher

Put very simply, universal health coverage (UHC) means “every person, everywhere, has access to quality healthcare without suffering financial hardship.” This goal is rooted in the concept of human rights to health, which also makes sense economically. 486 more words


The future of international development?

By Rosa Brown

The International Development Secretary Priti Patel is not one to shy away from controversy. However, last month Patel appears to have outdone herself as she revealed her desire to use the UK’s aid budget for post-Brexit trade deals. 708 more words

International Affairs

Social Sustainability in Informal Settlements

The link between sustainability and equity was firmly established in the Brundtland Commission report, Our Common Future, which included the language “inequality is the planet’s main ‘environmental’ problem”. 813 more words

Urban Planning

Implement National Health Policy With SDG Push


Right to Education Act (RTE) implementation, which enabled a near-universal access to education, especially for the most vulnerable. Of the children enrolled in schools between 2007-2008 and 2012–13, 56% were girls, and 32% from disadvantaged groups of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. 129 more words