Andrew Simmons

Andrew Simmons

Andrew Simmons, a senior Africa correspondent, has more than 20 years of experience in high-profile television news, and is an experienced war correspondent.

He has covered Chechnya, the Bosnian conflict and the first Gulf War, during which he spent more than one week in captivity in Basra. More recently, he reported on the revolution in Egypt and the war in Libya. His laurels include two Royal Television Society (RTS) awards.

Yemen

Yemenis find refuge, little else, in Djibouti's Obock camp

More than 1,500 Yemenis are languishing at a camp in the Horn of Africa country, where hunger and anguish is widespread.

Yemenis find refuge, little else, in Djibouti's Obock camp

Middle East

Yemen losing generation of youth to war

The number of children returning to school in Yemen has dropped to a new low as nationwide devastation continues.

Yemen losing generation of youth to war

Middle East

'We're cooking leaves': Civilians caught in Yemen's war

Civilians caught in the intensifying fighting are now so hungry they are eating leaves off trees.

'We're cooking leaves': Civilians caught in Yemen's war

Middle East

Yemen's Houthis say Saudi-Emirati led coalition kills 15 people

The civilian death toll continues to rise in Yemen, but aid agencies warn that casualties from attacks could pale compared with deaths from shortages of food and medicine if supply lines remain cut.

Yemen's Houthis say Saudi-Emirati led coalition kills 15 people

Middle East

Yemen: New protests over shattered economy

Demonstrations continued for and against the Saudi-UAE coalition-backed government.

Yemen: New protests over shattered economy

Yemen

Protests continue in Aden over Yemen's ailing economy

More protests took place in southern Yemen over the government's failure to take measures against rising prices and the collapse of the currency.

Protests continue in Aden over Yemen's ailing economy

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Gaza tensions: Hamas says a truce agreed with Israel

Hamas has told Al Jazeera a truce has been agreed to stop the violence.

Gaza tensions: Hamas says a truce agreed with Israel

Africa

Kenya flooding crisis: Cholera spreads through refugee camp

Medical personnel struggle to contain the outbreak in a complex with 235 thousand refugees, poor sanitation and no sign of the rain ending.

Kenya flooding crisis: Cholera spreads through refugee camp

Africa

Kenya dam collapse: Missing people accounted for

Officials say all 40 persons reported missing from the deadly Solai dam incident have been accounted for.

Kenya dam collapse: Missing people accounted for

Africa

Kenya floods: Search for survivors continues

Fears abound that the number of people killed is much higher than estimates because many bodies are yet to be recovered from the debris.

Kenya floods: Search for survivors continues

Floods

Kenya will investigate dam disaster that killed at least 50

As the search for survivors of a flood caused by a burst dam in Kenya's Rift Valley continues, the public prosecutor is launching an investigation into the disaster that has left at least 50 dead and hundreds homeless.

Kenya will investigate dam disaster that killed at least 50

Africa

Kenya dam disaster: Rescuers searching for survivors

After the heaviest rains in two decades, flooding leaves at least 49 dead, more missing and thousands homeless.

Kenya dam disaster: Rescuers searching for survivors