The Social Cost of the Pandemic

By Jacob Kinyua.  It is no surprise that Merriam-Webster has named Pandemic as the word of the year. The term seems too familiar when used today and we all know...

BBI: A LEPROSY FOR THE YOUTH

By Kennedy Odweyo The Building Bridges Initiative report  (BBI) needs not an ADS Rifle lense to see that it has sweetly offered a calabash of baits to the co...

Keeping fit in the lockdown with Youtube

By Ann Mbeke Indeed, the lockdown was not a favourable idea or a best practice for anyone whose life revolved outside the house or home. I remember when ever...

How Kenyans are coping during a pandemic

By Wendi Ndaki The Coronavirus was first detected in Kenya on the 12th of March 2020. I remember I was at a scriptwriting training in Baraza Media Lab, Nairo...

Ways to regain media freedom in Kenya

By Cynthia  Manzi The Kenyan constitution allows for freedom of expression which does not extend in cases of incitement of violence, the propaganda of war an...

Covid 19: A blessing in disguise

By Victor Werimo I would have never thought that the world would come to a near standstill. Not for an hour, but for months. For 7 months, life has not been ...

My positive experience with Covid-19

By Judy Mbugua 2020 has been a rough year for all of us. For a couple of months, everything seemed to be on a downward spiral. A lot was happening all at onc...

Covid 19 made me get out my comfort zone

My name is Victor Karuga, a BAKE member who likes to read and to write a little. Like most people, COVID has had a mostly negative impact on my life. Loss of in...