Kenyan Court Annuls Election Results

Kenyan Court Annuls Election Results

In a ruling issued today that is sure to have wide reverberations, Kenya’s Supreme Court has nullified the result of the August 8 presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The electoral board committed “irregularities and illegalities” during the vote. The Court said that those actions harmed the integrity of the election and ordered a new election within […]

Kenyans Raise Voices in Tumultuous Election

Kenyans Raise Voices in Tumultuous Election

Kenyans will go to the polls tomorrow to elect their next president. The choice is between their current president, Uhuru Kenyatta, and challenger Raila Odinga. Opinion polling has left experts calling the race a toss-up. But, the country itself may be a winner regardless of the outcome if it can avoid widespread violence. Less than […]

Why the number of people with more than one chronic condition is rising in Africa

The developed world has long had the problem of multimorbidity. It's now becoming more prevalent in the developing world as well.

Why the number of people with more than one chronic condition is rising in Africa

More and more people around the world are getting sick with two or more health conditions at the same time. For example, people are increasingly coping with two chronic non-infectious diseases, like hypertension and diabetes. Or they will have a chronic infectious disease like HIV and a chronic non-infectious disease like asthma. The co-existing conditions […]