culture and art

culture and art

32-year-old with four wives says his 19 children are a blessing

AfricaPress-Kenya: Kukat Kamartom (pictured), 32, yawns as he leans against the wall of his grass-thatched house at Riong’o village, Tiaty, Baringo County. Kamartom, a daily...

Equity donates Sh85m to nurses

AfricaPress-Kenya: Equity Bank has given nurses Sh85 million to set up a centre for psychosocial support for health workers during the Covid-19 pandemic. CEO James...

Tour operators work together to protect parks from plastic bags

AfricaPress-Kenya: The problem of plastic pollution in Kenya’s national parks has been too big for any single organisation to fix on its own.In realizing...

After years of violence, a Kenyan village enjoys precious peace

AfricaPress-Kenya: Most of the men in the village of Lorengippi in northwestern Kenya are scarred.Almost everyone has a tale of a relative killed in...

Kenya loses first doctor to Covid-19

AfricaPress-Kenya: The coronavirus pandemic in Kenya today has claimed the life of a doctor who succumbed to the virus within 48 hours of being...

Three ACK top clerics win global awards

AfricaPress-Kenya: Three Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) clerics have been feted by the Archbishop of Canterbury for exemplary service. Retired Bishop of Maseno West Diocese...

Football fans, stars assist Ojwang’ pay medical costs

AfricaPress-Kenya: Retired and active footballers raised money to clear the medical bill of former Harambee Stars winger George 'Jojo' Ojwang, who has heart problems. The...

Pastors turn to God for bread as virus swallows up tithes, offerings

AfricaPress-Kenya: The smile on his face told it all. Upon receiving a bale of maize flour and Sh1,000, Pastor Simon Imani of Pentecost Church...

Covid-19: Uthiru residents donate care packages to neighbours

AfricaPress-Kenya: Hit by coronavirus restrictions but still eager to lend a helping hand, residents of Uthiru, Kiambu County came to the aid of their...

Lab staff: My baby asks why I no longer go home

AfricaPress-Kenya: Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, Moses Ondieki, a medic, never imagined that so much would be required of him as a professional and...