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Why we Have to Fight Human Trafficking from Within our Borders By Henry Onyango for The Seed Magazine 
Coming to the city of lights and tall buildings that is Nairobi, is often an attractive prospect for many young girls and boys who have lived most of their lives in the village.
Ruth Nafula 14, not her real name, had just completed her standard eight exams in 2014 when she got her first opportunity to travel to Nairobi.
Her aunt who lives in Kawangware also convinced her to stay on and secure a job as a house help, for some time before joining secondary school.
Nafula was excited as she hoped she would now be able to help her mother who was ailing back at home by buying her food and medicine. This however, was not to be the case.
Nafula’s aunt handed her over to the prospective employer within the sprawling slums where she worked for only a month before ‘escaping’ never to be seen again.
According to the neighbours, Nafula was often mistreated by her employer.
“They would beat her up when sh…
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By Henry Onyango
The re-introduction of a special device to help avert drunk driving and consequently reduce accidents in Kenyan roads is already bearing fruits and must be lauded.
The heinous road accidents in Kenya are majorly according to police caused by careless driving by drivers who believe that they can still do it better behind the wheels after taking a bottle or two of the brain –shackling alcoholic substances.
 The success in curbing road accidents in the country is majorly as a result of the drunk-driving awareness campaign, which led to the re-introduction of the Alcoblow breathalyzers over the festive season in 2013.
Kenya’s Transport Cabinet Secretary Michael Kamau said that the reintroduction of the gadget had already saved many lives from the horror of road accidents as result of careless driving.
The CS intimated that 141 people had perished in accidents between January 1 and 14 in 2013 compared to 203 within the same period in 2012.

“The number is still high but at least…

Humble and Focused: Karungu’s Cerebral Palsy has made Him a better Person

Mathew Karungu, 29 has gone miles ahead to prove his point right that disability is not inability. His mantle to achieve in life despite being physically challenged is taking him places writes Henry Onyango.
When Mathew Karungu Wamuyu  was born 29 years ago many  from his family probably watched in disbelief little did they knew that a real genius was in the making.
 Karungu has been a true blessing to the family and his mother Ms Wangari Kamuyu and his sister Gathoni Kamuyu have been his true inspirations.
“I thank God for our family, they have always been there for me," says delighted Karungu He was diagnosed of Cerebral palsy (CP) soon after he had been born since then his life has tremendously changed despite the anomaly.
The soft speaking Karungu-a bachelor in Entrepreneurship and small Business management graduate at the TACEL college an affiliate of DALC Education Trust in Nairobi says that he is always motivated by his loving and caring family.
He joined the institution f…

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Pellegrini Hails Aguero's Return from Injury

Sergio Aguero: Man City boss Pellegrini hails striker's return Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini stressed the importance of Sergio Aguero after the striker scored on his return from a calf injury to help beat Blackburn in their FA Cup replay. The 25-year-old Argentine has been out since 14 December but came off the bench to score as City won 5-0 to book a fourth-round tie at home to Watford.
Pellegrini said: "It's important that Sergio came back and scored, which he did with his first touch.
"We have so many games at this stage."
The Chilean boss added: "Also to play 25 minutes will be important for him because he is fit after injury but he must be working on his fitness again."

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