Explainer on cassava diseases in Kenya

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Dr Catherine Taracha,Center Director,KALRO Biotechnology Center  “There are two major diseases that challenge cassava production. They include the Cassava Mosaic Disease where you get crinkling...

Expert Opinion on Cassava Improvement in Africa through Genome Editing

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Dr. Ihuoma Okwuonu,Plant Biotechnologist and Chief Research Scientist at the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) in Umudike, Nigeria said: "We are using genome editing...

Expert Opinion on Covid-19 Vaccines Facts and Myths, Kenyan Experience

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Prof Walter Jaoko, Director KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research at University of Nairobi, Kenya, said: Covid-19 Third-Wave in Kenya  “Covid-19 is caused by a group of viruses...

Embargo: 20.30 PM[NAIROBI time] Wednesday 24th March 2021

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PRESS RELEASE The Lancet: First continent-wide analysis confirms Africa’s second COVID-19 wave was more severe than its first **Country-level data available in the article** Almost 3 million COVID-19...

NTDs: Achievements amid Challenges, Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic

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There are over one billion people affected by Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) worldwide. Approximately 500 million of those who are affected are children, while...