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Why do people commit suicide?

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Nearly 800,000 people commit suicide each year according to WHO. Here are a number of reasons why a person may decide to take own life. By Mkarimu Media It’s often difficult to imagine what led a friend, family member, or celebrity to commit suicide. There may be no warning signs, and you may wonder what […]

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Reasons a woman may not know she’s pregnant at six weeks

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woman with a pregnancy test. PHOTO | COURTESY By CNN We’ve heard that women often don’t know they’re pregnant at six weeks, so we asked experts to tell us why. Here’s what CNN learned: The reality is that nearly half of all pregnancies are unintended or, more specifically, 45-49percent of the time they are unplanned, […]

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‘Circumcision caused my son’s suicide’    

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Alex Hardy sent his mum Lesley Roberts an email explaining his decision By BBC IN SUMMARY There are no statistics on men who have killed themselves after being circumcised. Alex died over a year ago but his story has not been told until now. Lesley Roberts was stunned as she read the devastating final email […]

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What you need to know about the Huduma Namba and how it works

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President Uhuru Kenyatta when he officially launched the Huduma Namba countrywide registration exercise in Machakos county on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Image: PSCU By Gad Oteba/Editor @mkarimu.net Huduma Namba, is a free government service and is expected to cost between Sh5 billion and Sh6 billion. It is conducted by the National Integrated Identity Management system […]

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Why women live longer than men

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By Agency New data finds women everywhere live on average 4.4 years longer than men because they see the doctor more frequently and generally take better care of their health. While women outlive men around the world, the World Health Organization’s Statistics Overview 2019 says their life expectancy is sharply reduced because of maternal deaths. […]