Kenya Animal Welfare Advocacy Network (KAWAN) which is a club that promotes animal welfare in the country held their animal grooming day at the KSPCA Nairobi grounds on the 9th of September. They also gathered support from the Donkey sanctuary on donkey welfare issues and activities. The students from the University of Nairobi carried out various activities as listed in the pictorial … Continue reading KAWAN ANIMAL GROOMING DAY AT KSPCA
Only a few days left till the official ban on the use of plastic bags begins and the unpredictable rains are here and we all know how Nairobi women love to use those black plastic bags to cover their "fresh from the salon" hair. It had not hit me yet that the ban was serious until … Continue reading The Plastic Menace in Kenya
There’s a fever in town and papaya leaves are in trouble! This fever has no known cure or vaccine (typical of viral diseases), however studies done show that papaya leaves can be used to treat it. If a person is bitten by an infected mosquito, it takes about one to two weeks for symptoms to develop. … Continue reading Dengue Fever
"A wild animal that has tasted human blood will not stop killing until it is hunted down and killed" this is what the maasai warriors believe. Is it true, or is just a mere cultural belief. Before you dismiss it, remember that the maasai have coexisted with wild animals for a very long time. The … Continue reading Woes of the Maasai
"I wanted to become a medical doctor, but I couldn't cut it so I chose the second best alternative."
Do your parents have that one embarrassing story from your childhood that they like to tell your friends and relatives during gatherings? Mine do, and the story goes like this, apparently when I was young, I used to like digging up earthworms and eating them, gross I know, but for a very long time in … Continue reading The Worm Burden.