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Joho kin airlifted for specialised treatment after crash

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Two people have died while 16 others are nursing injuries after the vehicles they were travelling in were involved in two separate crashes at Shauri Moyo area along the Mombasa- Malindi highway.

Among the injured is a nephew of Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho who was rushing to check on his sister who had been involved in an earlier accident at the same spot.

The first accident involved a Toyota Landcruiser carrying Joho’s relative which collided head-on with a light truck while the second accident involved Joho’s nephew’s car that collided with a matatu.

Joho’s brother businessman Abu Joho was seen at the Kilifi Referal Hospital coordinating activities and soon a helicopter arrived and his son was airlifted for specialised treatment.

Kilifi CEC for Health Charles Dadu said that two of the victims had died. Onde of them was a woman who was in the matatu to Mtwapa but a child she was with was in a stable condition.

The BMW that Governor Joho’s nephew was driving. [Courtesy, Standard]

He added that three patients were in critical condition and one was airlifted to an unknown hospital outside Kilifi County while 13 were stable and responding well to treatment.

”At around 4.30 pm today we got a phone call from my governor Amason Kingi about a grisly road accident near Mombasa cement and we dispatched ambulances to the scene and the governor called again requesting more ambulances saying that there was another accident at the same area,” he said.

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He added that a total of ten ambulances were dispatched to the scenes of the accidents with the county government providing eight while Mombasa cement provided two.  Paul Muhonge, a Mombasa cement ambulance driver said that he was sent to the scene by his boss and that on arrival at the scene he discovered two people had already died.

”My vehicle carried two victims while the other ambulance carried four people in which one died and as a company, we evacuated six people,” he said. He added that in the first accident no one died but the occupants sustained serious injuries. Suleiman Charo, another witness said that he was travelling to Mtwapa in the matatu when a salon car hit them from the front. Mr Charo said he blacked out and when his eyes opened found the accident had occurred

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‘We met in a bar,’ How Kansiime and bae’s relationship started

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Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime is dating Youtuber SkyLanta. The two have been giving fans a glimpse into how their relationship started as well as what they like and dislike about one another among others.

Skylanta opened up on the day he met the comedianne.

I met her in a bar and that night, she was buying alcohol and I was like I came to spend money but if these celebrity is splashing money why not.

Kansiime added;

I was supposed to meet my sister but she came with this guy called Sky they used to do music together.

Her boyfriend even joked that she was the one who hit on him first.

The two said their first kiss was horrible.

“We had the worst first kiss.”

They have been dating for more than a year. This is after Kansiime and her husband separated.

by Mpasho.co.ke

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Anita Nderu finally comes out, confirms she is a member of LGBTQ

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Media personality and content creator Anita Nderu has left tongues wagging after coming out as a member of the LGBTQ community via a tweet.

This she did via the tweet below.

‘I hope my kids never have to go through what I have gone through for being LGBTQ+.’

 Below are some of the reactions

@MatthewMuhindi: Yeah lesbian couples can get kids @AnitaNderu, you can use the IVF method in vertro fertilization ..

In this option, one partner provides the eggs, which are fertilized with donor sperm, and the other carries the pregnancy… All the best. 

@Jwmungai: No one should be judged or accused of his or her sexual orientation…. Everyone has a right to what h/she thinks is right.

@Sesyline_KE: Funny Kenyans don’t know Lesbian couples can have kids, am happy for Anita, I really don’t mind who people choose to be with I hope in the future things change.

@Josefmasta: Whichever way you describe it a man will be involved even if it’s just donating sperms.

@Out_look470: For me and my body I shall always do what the Bible says,hakuna mahali tumeambiwa eti Sarah saw her sister and she bore her a son named Isaac. Hakuna!

By Mpasho.co.ke

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All about subdural hematoma, condition Nameless’ dad has been suffering from

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Kenyan artiste Nameless has revealed that his dad has been ailing from a condition known as Subdural Hematoma in medical terms.

A subdural hematoma is a collection of blood outside the brain. It occurs when there is a head injury.

The bleeding is under the skull and outside the brain, not in the brain itself. As blood pools, however, it puts more pressure on the brain.

In the case of Nameless dad, the condition had led to clots in the head which in turn were causing minor strokes.

Below are things to learn about the condition.

There are different symptoms to Subdural hematoma and some include

  • Confusion
  • Headache
  • Change in behavior
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Lethargy or excessive drowsiness
  • Weakness
  • Apathy
  • Seizures

The symptoms in subdural hematoma patients are not standard, it varies from one patient to another.

The conditions that influence the symptoms one has when battling subdural hematoma include

  • The size of the hematoma
  • Age of the patient
  • Other underlying medical conditions

Hematoma is majorly caused by a head injury, such as from a fall, motor vehicle collision, or an assault.

The sudden blow to the head tears blood vessels that run along the surface of the brain.

A subdural hematoma can be diagnosed using imaging tests, such as a CT or MRI scan.

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Your doctor may also give you a physical examination to check your heart rate and blood pressure for evidence of internal bleeding.

An acute subdural hematoma can only be treated in an operating room.

A surgical procedure called a craniotomy may be used to remove a large subdural hematoma.

It’s normally used to treat acute subdural hematomas. In this procedure, your surgeon removes a part of your skull in order to access the clot or hematoma.

They then use suction and irrigation to remove it.

Results of hematoma may include

  • brain herniation, which puts pressure on your brain and can cause a coma or death
  • seizures
  • permanent muscle weakness or numbness.

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