Kassim Adinasi Oyoo is a journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. With rich skills brought by many years of experience in Print and Broadcast Journalism he has done many stories that have created impact in Kenya. Currently Kassim works as a freelance journalist in Kenya covering stories concerning Children's rights in Africa and broadcasting through a channel "AfricanChild Dot Com". After practising on mainstream media for long, he has taken the line of children's rights in Africa.
Supremacy battles in different religious sects in Kenya are rampart, this is Legio Maria fighting to control the sect. This was in Migori County
Children leaving with disability in many parts of Kenya are the most unlucky lot, parents either hide them in their homes not to see anyone, or they are abandoned at children homes. Living with disability according to most parents is a curse. I did this story in Migori County, where the kids are abandoned by parents at a children's home.
In some places in Africa, stigmatization against specific diseases and conditions is still high, HIV/Aids, Cancer, Albinism among others are still viewed as curses. This story done in Kiswahili from the Lake Basin region of Homa Bay, is of a girl (sadly she passed on), who was abandoned because she had breast cancer, people viewed as a cursed child.
Nairobi, Kenya • Investigative Reporting • August 31 @ 12:00am
As the cases of Covid-19 continue to rise with daily records going beyond 500 people, there is a clique that is mopping the Covid-19 cash. Funds from donor organizations, government allocations as well as grants are finding ways into the pockets of the bourgeoisie, it is not bad at all in Kenya it... Read more
Siaya, Kenya • Current Affairs • December 30 @ 12:00am
For a very long time children born with disability were considered bad omen and curse to the society and in most cases they were killed. As Covid-19 continue to ravage the country Kenya, there are some places that, due to hitting economy, children living with disability have been abandoned in... Read more