Omicron Discovery Exposes Double Standards in Responses to the Pandemic

By Daniel Otunge Dutch health authorities have revealed that they had found the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 eleven days earlier before South African authorities announced its discovery. The question is, why didn’t the Dutch tell the world about it earlier? With this revelation, it is safe to say that Omicron was already spreading in […]
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Implement STI Pathways to Ensure Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture

By Faith Atieno To achieve aqua-food sustainability and deal with issues such as overfishing, IUU fishing and the related conflicts in inland fisheries, implementation of science, technology and innovation (STI) pathways in the Lake Victoria Basin is crucial, expert says. Prof John Mugabe, Professor of Science and Innovation Policy at the Graduate School of Technology Management […]
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Donors Urged to Transform Approach to Funding Sexual, Reproductive Justice

By Naomi Kitur There is need for a radical transformation of the way donor nations and philanthropies fund sexual and reproductive health justice and activism, experts and activists say. At a virtual press briefing convened by Aspen Institute New Voices Fellowship, experts and activists, both of whom are fellows at the instsitute, said that they […]
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