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Government Confirms 2000 School Closures Due to Flooding

Deputy Government Spokesperson Mwanaisha Chidzuga addressed the nation on Monday 13th May 2024,  revealing that over 2000 schools will remain closed due to flooding caused by heavy rains. While some schools have reopened for Term Two, a significant portion remains inaccessible, posing a challenge to students’ education. Chidzuga assured that the government is taking proactive […]

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Upungufu wa Chanjo za Watoto Nchini Kenya.

Vituo vya afya nchini Kenya vimekuwa vikikumbana na uhaba mkubwa wa chanjo muhimu za watoto, huku ripoti zikizidi kujitokeza kutoka katika kaunti kadhaa. Mashirika ya kijamii katika kaunti sita yaliripoti suala hili zaidi ya wiki mbili zilizopita, na upungufu huo sasa unapanuka zaidi, ukiiacha mipango ya msingi ya chanjo kuwa hatarini. Akithibitisha upungufu huo, Waziri […]

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Guide to Child Adoption in Kenya

Child adoption in Kenya is a journey filled with hope, compassion, and legal intricacies. Governed by the Children’s Act 2022 and international conventions like the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoptions, the process is designed to ensure the best interests of the child while facilitating the expansion of loving families. Types of Adoptions in Kenya Prospective […]

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Is Easy Access to Social Media Causing Social Problems Among Children?

Yes, Easy access to social media especially sexual content is one of the reasons causing social problems among children According to the Director of Bukit Aman criminal investigation department, Datuk Seri, children easily get access to negative things, especially pornographic content contained in social media. It’s the nature of children to want to explore something […]

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UNICEF: Takriban Watoto 600,000 wa Rafah Hawana Mahali Salama Pa Kugeukia.

Huku mauaji ya kimbari yakiendelea kuzidi kwenye Ukanda wa Gaza, UNICEF inatoa tahadhari, ikionya dhidi ya kuzingirwa kijeshi na uvamizi wa ardhini huko Rafah kunaweza kuleta matokeo mabaya kwa watoto 600,000 wanaopata hifadhi katika eneo hilo. Tangu kutolewa kwa amri za kuhamishwa mwezi Oktoba, takriban watu milioni 1.2 wamekimbilia kujikinga Rafah, wakiipanua idadi ya watu […]

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Nestle Sacrificing Children’s Health on the Altar of Profit

Nestle’s track record reads like a horror story for children’s health. Their latest scandal, tinkering with baby food ingredients depending on the region, is just the tip of the iceberg. It’s a blatant disregard for the well-being of innocent infants, all in the name of fattening their already overflowing pockets. The recent revelations about Nestle’s […]

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Kenyan Catholic Church Supports Phase-Out of Children’s Institutions for Family-Based Care

According to the Standard News paper,the Catholic church has joined the list of stakeholders supporting the plan to phase out Charitable Children’s Institutions (CCIs) and transition children to family-based and community care. Archbishop Martin Kivuva(outgoing chairperson of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB)), said the Catholic church embraced the new law under the National […]

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Another Win in the Online World as Instagram Introduces New Child Safety Features to Combat Online Exploitation

Instagram is taking significant steps to protect children from online exploitation with the introduction of new tools and features aimed at enhancing child safety on the platform. In response to the growing threat of financial sextortion and the sharing of intimate imagery targeting teens, women creators, and LGBT individuals, Instagram is rolling out a series […]

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Conflict in Sudan Enters Second Year, Placing Millions of Children at Risk

As the conflict between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces enters its second year, reports of atrocities against civilians, including children, have sparked global concern. UNICEF has highlighted the dire situation, indicating that 24 million Sudanese children are at risk of enduring a generational catastrophe. Among them, 14 million urgently require humanitarian […]

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Kenya’s Courts Go Digital

Chief Justice Martha Koome has introduced digital upgrades to Kenya’s legal system. Starting July 1, 2024, courts nationwide will switch to e-filing, doing away with paper documents. A new online portal will also provide real-time updates on case schedules, making it easier for people to know when their cases are due. To improve efficiency and […]