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Is it time to play safe with investments?

Author: REUTERS AfricaPress-Kenya: In scary times like these, it is comforting to talk to someone who has seen and studied a lot of things –...

Solar PV creating a whole new industry

Authors: MATHILDE BRIX PEDERSEN AND SARAH ODERA AfricaPress-Kenya: Over the past decade, the uptake of solar PV technologies in Kenya, and across most countries in...

Explainer: Rules of proof – How World Athletics bodies prove an athlete is doping

AfricaPress-Kenya: Cases of doping by professional athletes have been on the rise with top names receiving lengthy bans. Most of the cases lead to athletes...

Why bald men are at higher risk of Covid-19

AfricaPress-Kenya: Bald men may be at higher risk of suffering severe Covid-19 symptoms, emerging evidence suggests.The link is so strong that some researchers are...

World virus cases top 6m as leaders disagree on pandemic response

AfricaPress-Kenya: The number of coronavirus cases worldwide topped six million Sunday, with Brazil registering another record surge in daily infections as divisions deepened on...

Spraying disinfectants can be ‘harmful’, says WHO

AfricaPress-Kenya: Spraying disinfectant on the streets, as practised in some countries, does not eliminate the new coronavirus and even poses a health risk, the...

From producer to wearer: Life cycle of the humble face mask

AfricaPress-Kenya: The humble mask has become a universal symbol of the new coronavirus pandemic and a crucial means of limiting contagion. But where do they...

Tests show UVC lamps could light the way in virus fight

AfricaPress-Kenya: Could a new type of ultraviolet lamp be used in stations, airplanes and schools to kill dangerous viruses, becoming a gamechanger in the...

Six new coronavirus symptoms doctors are finding over and over again

AfricaPress-Kenya: Doctors in the US have updated their official symptoms of coronavirus after doctors reported seeing them time and again. Initially the Centre for Disease...

How boredom pushed prisoner to escape, climb Mt Kenya

AfricaPress-Kenya: It was 1942, and Felice Benuzzi (above) was bored out of his mind. A year in a POW camp in British Kenya had...