Category: KU

‘Mkhombero’ Shrub (why Kenyans are chewing it to Extinction!)

It is known as White's Ginger but the street lingo is simply 'Mkhombero' or 'Mukombero' It passes as a common tuber with white like roots that get chewed. People here have been consuming it for a range of uses. From appetizer , detoxifier, helping to increase milk production in lactating mothers,to an aphrodisiac, many strongly [...]

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Mr and Miss Environment Kenya

Kenya's clock is ticking as the D - day on the ban on plastic bags fast approaches. Monday, August 28, 2017 is the day set by the Government to cease use of all polythene bags. Prof. Judy Wakhungu, the Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, is the lady [...]

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Kenyan Varsities in Rwanda, Tanzania Ordered to Close!

The Kenyan Government through the Cabinet Secretary for Education Dr. Fred Matiang'i has ordered the closure of Kenyatta University (KU) and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) branches in Rwanda and Tanzania.   The directive came from Kenya's Ministry of Education after the┬áTanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) put a halt to the process [...]

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