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Why Makonde and not Shona? — MCA

Came to Kenya in early 1960s as missionaries.

Mountain Bongo: Kenyan-only antelope

They were driven to extinction by hunting and disease.

Save us from co-relas: Cry of widows deprived of estate

Nothing tests the strength of a woman like greedy relatives after husband dies

How relatives pounce once wives become widows

Clamour for property, kids as relatives take 'till death do us part' literally.

'Combatants' delves into Uganda's revolution

Personal, well-written account of how Uganda has changed in the last 30 years.

Why you could be dating a homosexual

The constitution only recognises heterosexual relationships.

Gays vexed but not cowed in fight for space

While acceptance eludes them, they believe there's a gay guy 'in every corner'

House where broken women find solace

She has helped 50 women seeking refuge from violence and prostitution.

Why Kenyans should protest against taxation

Selective taxation prevails amid a debt spree and Big Four illusion.

Inside Nairobi restaurant where all servers are deaf

The hiring decisions at the cafe have nothing to do with charity

Employers urged to hire disabled people

Lawyer who once lost out on a job due to being visually impaired.

Finally, a solution to sex-for-fish trade

Fish caging is ending dependence on Lake Victoria and the men who run the show.

How not to rely on China for fish supply

Victoria Farms is helping supplement wild catch tilapia by growing affordable and nutritious fish

Why Kenyan farmers sweat more than they earn

Farming in Kenya is costly, poorly funded and over-reliant on rainfall.

How developing countries can achieve Universal Health Coverage

Developing nations can learn a lot from Vietnam in achieving UHC.

How herbal clinics make guinea pigs of Kenyans

Raids find ill-kept concoctions purporting to cure even cancer

DNA saga sends Kenyan families into unfamiliar territory

What happens when you find more than you were expecting?