Mental health is not limited to adults alone. Even children are affected.
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By Africa Uncensored — 7 months ago
Sometimes, the most difficult thing to do, is to look into a mirror. Yet for almost all of the 55 years that Kenya has been independent, we have yet to collectively search our conscience and ask ourselves why it is that every five years, Kenyans have died during the country’s heated political season. The 2017 electoral period may have ended, but the bitter undertones of tribalism still swim beneath the skin of millions, in a country that is, let’s face it, deeply divided. Why?Post Views: 559
By Africa Uncensored — 1 year ago
Your mother and your son are murdered in cold blood in one evening, all because of where you live. Would you forgive their killers? That’s a question we put to one family that went through that exact experience. Theirs is the trauma of many families in Northern Kenya, thrust into the forefront of conflicts over pasture. In this second part of Africa Uncensored’s series, The End of The River, we continue our journey through Isiolo County, and find that Kenya’s worst drought in ten years is tearing community relations apart.Post Views: 338
By Michael Onsando — 2 years ago
Today marks three years since the Westgate terror attack that left 67 people dead and scores others injured. Karanja Nzisa, a writer based in Nairobi gives his perspective on what the security agencies have done to avert such attacks.
Sometime last year on an ominous Sunday afternoon, a friend of mine gave me his copy of Dan Reed’s celebrated HBO documentary which chronicles succinctly the terror attack on Nairobi’s Westgate Mall three years ago today. He assured me of the supreme journalistic quality and educational merits of ‘Terror at the Mall’ as he handed it to me, but I could hear in his voice the unmistakable tinge
of foreboding which I chose to ignore.Post Views: 243