By Fiona Imbali For communities to thrive, prosper and experience equitable development, its leaders must be progressive thinkers.  Archbishop Stephen Marete of the National Independent Churches of Kenya urges leaders to know God’s heart, obey him and think about long term development processes to ensure that their communities and nations prosper. He noted that Israel […]

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Maternal mortality is higher amongst the malnourished mothers. Inadequate nutritious foods as well as poor health care during pregnancy may consequently lead to reduced mental capacity for the foetus and a stunted adolescent in the future. Undernourished children whose mothers were undernourished may also have high chances of getting chronic illnesses in their adult lives. […]

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The recent drought experienced in Ethiopia and the greater part of the Horn of Africa was said to be the worst the region has experienced in the past 60 years. Millions of people were at risk of starvation and malnutrition led to a large number of deaths. Reports indicate that between 1998 and 2012, the […]

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Development indicators show that for the past 30 years or so, Africans have become hungrier as some of their land has been grabbed, starvation has increased, locally produced food has declined and dependency on the international market has risen. The Regional Director for Africa, United Nations Millenium Campaign (UNMC), Mr. Charles Abugre states that the […]

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Despite the rapid economic growth in the recent years in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, food insecurity is still a colossal issue that millions of people have to grapple with everyday. The various line organisations and governments in Africa tend to react most of the time to these challenges rather than being proactive. Various reports indicate […]

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  The Horn of Africa has been hard hit by the recurrent food shortages where millions of people were at risk of starvation as food prices soared to unprecedented heights but never came down even when the situation improved. Over 75 delegates from 18 countries within and without Africa gather at the Jumuiya Conference between […]

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  Salome, Pauline, Jane and Nancy are four women in Kiambiu who have decided that rather than sit and complain about their difficult situations, they will be the best they can within their community in the informal settlement area of Kiambiu in their endeavour to earn a decent livelihood. Salome Idave is a master of […]

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