Statement on International Peace Day 2014

Yesterday I had the pleasure of joining the Scouts and Messengers of Peace Kenya of Nairobi County in marking the International Day of Peace.I had prepared a statement that I wasn’t able to delive4r at the venues since I was suddenly taken ill and had to leave to seek medical attention….. Thank you very much […]

Scouts are Messengers of Peace: Statement on International Peace Day 2015

Message by the World Organization of the Scout Movement Presented by Nelson Opany on the Occasion of the International Day of Peace Celebrations in Nairobi, Kenya on 21 September 2015 Your Excellency the Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya, The Governor of Nairobi County, Cabinet Secretaries Present, Invited Guests, Fellow Scouts & Messengers of […]

Scouting Brings Hope, Sense of Belonging and Life-Changing Opportunities to Young People at Dadaab Refugee Camp

Over the last seven years, Scouting has been providing life changing opportunities, hope and a sense of belonging to thousands of children and young people at the Dadaab refugee Camp in Garissa County, Kenya. The Scouting for Refugees programme run by the Kenya Scouts Association with the support of AVSI Foundation that is funded by U.S. State Department, has […]

Father to the Fatherless: Giving Hope and Food to Juvenile Offenders

The results of Lifesong Kenya’s work in some of Nairobi’s most vulnerable neighbourhoods are manifested in the lives of over 100 boys who have graduated from its prison computer classes, 5 court cases involving young boys that were dropped in 2019, the 20 families they are feeding during the COVID-19 pandemic and an estimated 1000 […]

Youth and World Peace

Introduction Why do we still have conflicts in the world today centuries after colonization? What are our governments doing to secure lasting peace? These are very pertinent questions that any concerned person should be asking. The ever increasing cases of insecurity, high costs of living, limited opportunities for employment and many other issues are causing […]

5 ways small businesses can grow from good PR

Contrary to popular view, Public Relations (PR) is not about propaganda. PR practice is about analysing trends, predicting their consequences, counselling organisation leaders, and implementing plans of action that will serve both the organisation’s and public’s interests.For small businesses, PR offers plenty of opportunities to hit new growth levels. Here are five ways a small […]