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KENYATTA UNIVERSITY GARNERS ACCLAIM AT THE 100TH STTA YOUNG CHANGEMAKERS PROGRAMME

“Sustainability is the new competitive edge, it’s the new luxury that the tourism industry should be yearning to incorporate”, -Judy Gona, CEO of STTA. By Karuma Evelyn The Sustainable Tourism and Travel Agenda (STTA) inter-university young changemakers programme was held at the Cooperative University of Kenya on 2nd December 2023.…

Tyla’s Viral Hit ‘Water’ Is Breaking Through To Mainstream Success Worldwide

South African songstress Tyla is ascending to extraordinary heights. The driving catalyst behind her success has been the popularity of her single, “Water,” and how ubiquitous the viral hit has become across the internet. “Water,” a blissfully catchy combination of pop, hip-hop, R&B and Amapiano (South African house music), initially dropped in…

Could Blockchain Technology Prevent Voter Fraud In Kenyan Elections?

Low voter turnout has resulted in fewer people showing up to vote in the past few years, despite the fact that it has become more vital to do so. These figures are likely to rise if an indisputable and simple way to vote from one’s phone or computer is made available. Even authorities have a reason to reform the system: when all factors are considered, a vote cast currently costs around $7.00 and $25.00. One such type of blockchain product ends up costing only $0.50 per vote.

Lilian Ng’ang’a Steps Down as Machakos County First Lady As She Ends Relationship with Alfred Mutua

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua and First Lady Lillian Ng’ang’a have announced the end of their 10-year relationship. Making the announcement via Instagram yesterday, Dr Mutua said they amicably decided to go their separate ways but would continue to be good friends.  The governor added that Lilian would remain a close advisor as he runs for…

Student mental health in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

With the global development of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, the psychological issues which accompany this pandemic have rapidly compounded its public health burden Emerging research assessing the mental health implications of COVID-19 has identified a heightened prevalence of moderate-to-severe self-reported depressive and anxious symptomatology among the general public reflecting…