Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Child marriage costs Africa trillions of shillings, World Bank warns

Child brides are, on average, less educated, poorer and more predisposed to sexual and physical abuse than women who marry later in life, reveals a Nation Newsplex review of early marriage and reproductive health data. As the...

How police found missing baby suspected to have been ‘sold off’ by the mother

An eight-month-old baby from Mombasa County who was reported missing several days ago, has been found, but police say she could have been sold off by her mother. Her mother Ms Joyce Wamboi is among...

Village left in shock after 12-year-old girl commits suicide

The girl's father says his daughter died while receiving first aid at a hospital in Rongai, Nakuru county. Shock and grief engulfed Mawe Village in Rongai, Nakuru County after a 12-year-old girl committed suicide under...

Substandard Fiesta condoms recalled by the government

The Health Ministry has recalled Fiesta Stamina and Fiesta Big Black condoms on grounds they are substandard. In a letter dated November 20, 2018 , the Pharmacy and Poisons Board notified Cupid Limited, the product...

Mum becomes target of online abuse after daughter’s name mocked by airline staff

A mother has been criticised for naming her daughter Abcde after the story of her being “laughed at” by an airline staffer went viral. Traci Redford, from Texas in the US, said she was at California’s John...

BOSIRE: What we can do to stop teen pregnancies

Most of our mothers – for those above the age of 40 – were teenage mothers, married by 16, with first child by 18 and done with childbearing by 25. Few advanced beyond basic education...

Parents Are Using ‘Dubious Tactics’ To Get Their Kids Into A Good School

Almost a third of parents know someone who has used ethically dubious tactics to get their children into a good school, such as renting a second home or using the address of a relative, according to a new report. The...

Nakuru woman attempts to sell her baby to offset maternity bill

Police in Nakuru are holding a 35-year-old woman for allegedly attempting to sell off her three weeks old baby. Ann Wangui, a resident of Naishi in Njoro, reportedly attempted to sell the child to Dorcas...

EVE WOMAN:Pain of miscarriage- DJ Crème opens up about his wife losing unborn baby...

The loss of a child is like no other. ALSO READ: I, too, am allowed to grieve- What you need to know about miscarriages A day ago, Dj Crème took to his social media to share a...
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HM GOVERNMENT: HELP TO BUY – Shared Ownership

If you can’t quite afford the mortgage on 100% of a home, Help to Buy: Shared Ownership offers you the chance to buy a share of your home (between 25% and 75% of the...