I think one thing we should be really glad for in Kenya is the fact that most of our youths in colleges don’t drive. If that were not the case then we would most probably be tallying up statistics about the number of annual car accidents caused by alcohol consumption. In the US, 32 percent of all fatal accidents involved drunk persons between the ages of 21-25. Use of alcohol in teenagers causes 4,700 deaths every year which is more than the number caused by all illegal drugs combined. 1,800 college students die every year due to alcohol use, 600,000 … Continue reading Binge Drinking In Campuses; Innocent Fun or a Serious Health Risk?
What aspects of your secondary school life did you love most? A majority of you, I’m sure will give answers that can be counted on one hand if not one finger. Whenever you hear someone relieve their experiences in the first 4 of the 8-4-4 system, it is usually to talk about the harsh discipline measures, poor nutrition, horrible sleeping conditions and generally a prison-like school environment. A close friend of mine often recounts to me, with seething anger, how dictatorial (or rather ridiculously stupid) their high school headmistress was. In the space of time that my friend was in … Continue reading 8 Ways Secondary Schools Are Dooming Our Youths (and Country)