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Catherine Soi

Arts & Culture

Somaliland’s 5,000 year old rock paintings

Somaliland has some of the best-preserved rock paintings in Africa but only a few intrepid travellers have seen them. French archaeologists discovered them in 2002, more than 5,000 years after they were made.

Africa

Somaliland students rely on food aid

Tens of thousands of children are out of school in Somaliland because of drought. Many of those still in the classrooms are relying on aid from the World Food Programme.

Africa

Thousands seek aid amid Somaliland drought

A three-year drought has left more than half a million people in need of urgent humanitarian aid in Somaliland.

Africa

Children worst affected by Somaliland drought

More than a million people in the self-declared state of Somaliland are battling the worst drought in a decade. Those mostly affected are children who do not have enough food or water.

Africa

Kenyans speak out against widow-cleansing tradition

In region with high HIV/Aids prevalence rates, a widow is often 'inherited' by another man, which can include sexual act.

Middle East

Fighting forces 30,000 people from homes in South Sudan

Since fighting between government and rebel forces erupted again last July, more than 100,000 people in South Sudan’s Kajo Keji county have fled to Uganda.

Middle East

Fighting forces 30,000 people from homes in South Sudan

Since fighting between government and rebel forces erupted again last July, more than 100,000 people in South Sudan’s Kajo Keji county have fled to Uganda.

Africa

There are no clear winners in South Sudan's war

With about 3.5 million uprooted from their homes, children are the biggest losers in South Sudan's war.

Africa

South Sudan violence forcing thousands to flee to Uganda

South Sudan is being torn apart by a civil war that's forcing thousands to flee to neighbouring Uganda. Al Jazeera spoke to refugees who say government soldiers overran their villages and killed their relatives.

Africa

Children bearing the brunt of South Sudan refugee crisis

Thousands of refugees arrive in north Uganda from South Sudan daily and many of them are unaccompanied children.

Africa

Somalis return to Kenya to escape drought at home

As the Kenyan government moves to close the world’s biggest refugee camp in Dadaab, refugees are returning home to Somalia. But the drought in the country is also forcing others to flee back to camps in Kenya.

Africa

Somali refugees return home amid new leadership

Hundreds of refugees are leaving for Somalia almost every day. Ever since voluntary repatriation started in 2014, more than 50,000 people have returned.