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Parents are to blame for bad conduct among teens

Bus snip

By Elly Mwaghumba In recent times, we have been astonished by cases of improper conduct among high school students with hundreds being arrested by the police for being found in night clubs contrary to the law. Some other students were even found in a school bus smoking bhang, taking alcohol, and indulging in casual sex. These incidences should not be ...

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Of Pope Francis, the ecological sin and why we need to confess

The Pope arrives at Kasarani for a meeting with the youth on November 27. He wants men to be more concerned of the care for the environment (Photo: Kioko Kivandi).

As we mark the international human rights day this year, Kenya and the rest of the world is mourning the death of the ‘Marsh Pride’ who were poisoned in the Mara. The death calls to mind the many deaths of wild animals that have died out of human-wildlife conflict the world over. But they also bring to mind the many ...

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The message Pontiff left Kenyan youth and families

Pope Francis on his arrival at JKIA for a three day visit to Kenya.

By Cyrus Kioko The three days visit to Kenya by Pope Francis has been celebrated nationally with thousands of people attending his public mass at University of Nairobi on Thursday. Overwhelmed Kenyans trooped to the different venues to catch a glimpse of the Pope despite heavy rains on the early morning. None was disappointed, as the pontiff matched their expectation ...

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Catholic Bishops warn of ethnic hate ahead of Pope Francis visit

Bishop Alfred Rotich

Catholic bishops in the country have called on Kenyans to avoid discussions that might stir the country towards  ethnic animosity ahead of the Pope’s visit. Pope Francis is expected in the country on 25-27 of this month in a historic tour that will see him celebrate mass at the University of Nairobi grounds. The Pope will also have mass in ...

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Exit POTUS, enter PONTIFF

After the visit of the President of the United States of America, Kenyans will now turn their eyes to Vatican from where its head and head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis VI will be coming for a visit. Pope Francis VI is expected to come to Kenya in November in a tour that will also see him visit Uganda. ...

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Beatification stirs debate on Facebook

Last Saturday, President Uhuru Kenyatta led thousands of Catholics at Nyeri town for the beatification of Sister Irene Stefani. Sister Stefani an Italian nun born in 1891 came to Kenya in 1915 and later settled near Nyeri where she was christened “Nyaatha”, meaning “Mother of Mercy” in Kikuyu for her compassionate deeds. While the momentous event has elicited excitement especially ...

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