THE TWINS – BRAVE AND DETERMINED

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  • Posted on November 15, 2019

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It’s December 2007 in Nairobi, Kenya. The presidential election campaign had begun two months earlier. Tens of thousands of people had come to Uhuru Park, screaming and chanting with adulation for the opposition leader Raila Odinga. But as the votes slowly came in, it was becoming clear that the incumbent President, Mwai Kibaki, would be…



LIVES TRANSFORMED ARE TAKING THE NEXT STEPS

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  • Posted on November 8, 2019

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At ACT, we believe every child has the right to an education and they should be supported to do so irrespective of affordability. Whether it be primary school, secondary school or tertiary education or through the entire journey, we want to make education available to all. Life is like a game of heads or tails.…



EDUCATE TO STOP THE SPREAD!

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  • Posted on November 1, 2019

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Washing your hands. A simple, mundane thing. but essential. Following the recent revelation that E.coli is spread not by uncooked meat but by poor bathroom hygiene, sanitation has returned to the forefront of our news. Unfortunately, this is nothing new. Health crises have always plagued societies. Nowadays it is no different. From the Black Death…



Climate Change Catastrophe Hots Up!

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  • Posted on October 25, 2019

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… Are we near the end? These are unprecedented, tumultuous times.  US-China trade disputes, war in the Middle East, refugee crises sweeping across continents, Brexit in the UK…. And Climate Change. But does Climate Change have an end? The next 100 years paint a bleak picture for the future of our world. The predictions are…



MEDICAL DREAMS ACCOMPLISHED!

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  • Posted on October 18, 2019

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University education remains entwined with African history. The University of al-Qarawiyyin in Morocco opened its doors in 859AD and is widely considered to be the oldest continually operating university. However, the prospect of attending university for many across sub-Saharan Africa remains little but a pipe dream. A report by the World Bank found those in…