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“Wonder plant” that was claimed to cure all ailments

This time last year thousands of people in and outside Eastern and Central Africa flocked to remote Loliondo village in Tanzania with their sickly loved ones following reports that an herbal…Continue

Started Apr 24, 2012

 

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Country:
Kenya
What do you do?
Reporter
Organisation
Freelancing for African woman and child feature organization
Fields of interest
agriculture, health, water, climate change, sustainable development, poverty reduction, policy
Email address
wanjala.robert@gmail.com
Website:
http://african woman and child feature/rejectonline
Languages
English and Kiswahili
Please introduce yourself and explain why you want to join this network. Membership may be denied for people who do not answer this question in sufficient detail
I'm a trained journalist with five years experience in writing on development, land and agriculture, health, climate change etc.

I believe joining Research and Media Network will not only broaden my writing and story perspectives but more importantly empower me on how to link research work with my journalistic work for economic development and poverty reduction. Thank you

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#Ebola scare in Kenya

Ebola panic sweeping Kenyans after another male patient suspected to have the deadly Ebola-like symptoms was put in isolation ward at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, MTRH, Kenya’s second largest referral hospital.

According to the hospital director Dr. John Kibosia, the patient, a middle aged man had high fever; bleeding and his stool had blood as well.

Dr. Kibosia confirmed that the symptoms were similar to the ones caused by Hemorrhagic fever that causes Ebola. He said the…

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Posted on August 2, 2012 at 13:24

Kenya’s blow against food security

By Robert Wanjala

Kenya’s economy and food security situation has suffered yet another blow this week after the country’s staple crop – maize was hit by a new disease.

The new maize bug which is said to spread very fast has attacked the largest province that is also the country’s food basket – Rift Valley.

 The bad news comes barely a week after the country’s Economic Survey 2012 report released by the Ministry of Planning cautioned Kenyans to brace themselves for…

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Posted on May 24, 2012 at 13:30

Global Warning: Millions in Kenya Stare Death in the Eye

By Robert Wanjala

Eldoret, Kenya.  Just in its second County, Climate Change consultative forum held in Rift Valley; Kenya’s largest  province witnessed a boycott from some key private sectors and big time environment polluters; industries.

Speculations about the absence of these key contributors to global warming was apparent in the highly-charged forum convened to chat strategy on actualizing the country’s Climate Change Action Plan, NCCAP.

Their…

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Posted on March 15, 2012 at 17:30

Insect Pollination key contributor to global food security

By Robert Wanjala

UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, has said smallholder farmers will soon be better able to weigh up the cost and benefits of adopting new practices that support some of the most overlooked contributors to global food security — the insects and other animals that pollinate their crops and boost yields.

“Three quarters of all food crops need insect pollinators such as bees to get good yields, and 35% of all food production globally…

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Posted on March 9, 2012 at 13:00

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