High costs, poor performance, a lack of manufacturing capabilities and local perceptions prevent biodegradable bags from taking root in Kenya.
Integration within the East African Community has been sticky. The fact that Kenya's main political parties haven't spelled out their policies on the community in their manifestos is a worry.
The gender-equity rule in Kenya's constitution offers an opportunity to remedy past wrongs. But the country's parliament is dragging its feet in implementing it.
The plastic bag ban doesn't consider the impact it will have on Kenya's economy or consider other environmental alternatives.
Infection of wounds for surgery patients is on the rise in developing countries. A shorter dose of antibiotics is appropriate.
Successfully separating conjoined twins is a complex operation that depends on how they are joined as well as the experience and skill of the surgical team.
Since Kenya gained independence from the British, the country has marked two independence days every year. But is the 'self-rule' Madaraka Day celebration necessary?
One of the confirmed causes of Chronic myeloid leukaemia is contact with an atomic weapon or nuclear radiation. Other risks factors of this type of cancer are still being established.
Kenya's next general election is slated for August 8 this year. As the country prepares for the polls, there are fears that political tensions will result in violence. Will history repeat itself?
As party primaries have kicked off in Kenya in the run-up to the county's general election in August, the ghost of violence past has reared its ugly head causing deep divisions along tribal lines.
Circumcision is a rite of passage in various African communities. However, for initiates with haemophilia, extra caution needs to be taken to ensure their safety.
Kenya's doctors embarked on a strike for a 100 days to push the government to implement a collective bargaining agreement signed in June 2013.
Kenya says it will appeal a high court ruling blocking the closure of the Dadaab refugee camp. The country must now weigh national security against its international obligations.
Cholera is estimated to infect between 3 to 5 million people globally, every year.
Effective communication in sign language between health workers and deaf patients enhances the provision of safe and effective health care.
Kenya recently expressed fear that Al-Shabaab could interfere with the electronic voting system during the upcoming general election. Are cyber attacks a real threat in Africa?
The striking doctors in Kenya have vowed not to resume work until the government meets their demands.
Doctors in Kenya went on strike two months ago asking the government to implement a collective bargaining agreement signed in June 2013.
Functional early warning systems help countries respond to a disease before it spreads.
The incidence of Hodgkin's lymphoma in Kenya isn't known, but new information is emerging to shed light on its prevalence.