REVIEW: 18 Hours to live? | The Arena Kenya

The cast of 18 Hours at the films' premiere | picture courtesy of KenyaBuzz  by Nyambura Muroki On the  9th of October, 2015, Alex Madaga succumbed to head injuries sustained after a hit and run accident the previous day on his way home from his job as a security worker. His death caused a stir … Continue reading REVIEW: 18 Hours to live? | The Arena Kenya

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Celebrating (?) Nairobi’s Public Spaces #PlacemakingWeekNBI | The Arena Kenya

by Tessy Cherono Maritim picture courtesy Me, I love Nairobi. I was born and brought up here. I enjoy Nairobi's public spaces despite how dysfunctional they are. They instill a sense of collective ownership and community in what has increasingly become a privatized society. A Public Space can be defined as "a gathering spot or part … Continue reading Celebrating (?) Nairobi’s Public Spaces #PlacemakingWeekNBI | The Arena Kenya

Where to Access Mental Health Services in Nairobi | #BeyondAwareness | The Arena Kenya

by Tessy Cherono Maritim In addition to raising consciousness and conversation about mental health, it's equally important to access healthcare facilities for mental health treatment. Thanks to mental health advocate, Brenda Obath, we've compiled a short list of services that you can access if you're in Nairobi. If you think you need treatment or know … Continue reading Where to Access Mental Health Services in Nairobi | #BeyondAwareness | The Arena Kenya

5 Ways to Drink More Water | The Arena Kenya

by Tessy Cherono Maritim Picture courtesy of Pexel.com With soaring temperatures in Nairobi, it's becoming more important to stay hydrated. We lose water from our bodies through sweat and urine, so replenishing ourselves regularly is essential. On average, it is recommended that adults drink 1.6 to 2 litres of water a day. However, this amount … Continue reading 5 Ways to Drink More Water | The Arena Kenya