Catherine Soi

Catherine Soi

Africa

Kenyans hope recycled plastic boat will inspire progress

Group hopes the ‘Flip Flop’ will set a precedent in the battle against pollution.

Kenyans hope recycled plastic boat will inspire progress

Africa

Africa's endangered rainforests

The rainforests of Africa are in danger of being completely wiped out by illegal loggers, poachers and climate change.

Africa's endangered rainforests

Africa

Uganda pop star-turned-opposition leader Bobi Wine to face court

His arrest last week sparked violent demonstrations and battles with police and since then, his supporters say he has been tortured in custody.

Uganda pop star-turned-opposition leader Bobi Wine to face court

Africa

Kenya corruption: Officials arrested over $3b railway

17 Senior Kenyan government officials, business people were arrested Saturday on suspicion of corruption over the building of a $3.2bn Chinese-funded railway line.

Kenya corruption: Officials arrested over $3b railway

Africa

Fears in DRC that President Joseph Kabila will run for third term

It remains unclear if Kabila will run for a constitutionally prohibited third term in the Democratic Republic of Congo's two-year delayed elections.

Fears in DRC that President Joseph Kabila will run for third term

Africa

Prison to Polls: DR Congo's ex-rebel leader aims for presidency

Jean-Pierre Bemba is filing a bid for the presidency after spending 10 years in prison for war crimes, before winning appeal at The Hague.

Prison to Polls: DR Congo's ex-rebel leader aims for presidency

Africa

DRC: Bemba's return raises hope for change ahead of election

After spending more than a decade in prison in The Hague, Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba is expected to arrive back in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday.

DRC: Bemba's return raises hope for change ahead of election

Africa

DRC opposition party endorses Bemba as presidential candidate

The Movement for the Liberation of Congo has nominated Jean Pierre Bemba as their presidential candidate, adding more uncertainty to the already-tense upcoming elections.

DRC opposition party endorses Bemba as presidential candidate

Africa

Kenya burst dam: Dam owner charged with manslaughter

The owner and a director of a dam that collapsed in Kenya, killing 47 people, have been charged.

Kenya burst dam: Dam owner charged with manslaughter

Weather

Thousands of Kenyans still displaced two months after floods

Even in areas no longer submerged, fear of waterborne diseases and more flooding during the upcoming short rains are keeping thousands of displaced Kenyans in crowded camps.

Thousands of Kenyans still displaced two months after floods

Africa

Maize corruption scandal angers Kenya farmers

Kenya farmers accuse government officials of buying millions of dollars worth of crops from Uganda and Mexico, leaving domestic producers unable to sell their harvest.

Maize corruption scandal angers Kenya farmers

Africa

Kenyan medic loses appeal to block deployment of Cuban doctors

Kenyan union complains of unemployment crisis as about 100 doctors from Cuba deployed across the country.

Kenyan medic loses appeal to block deployment of Cuban doctors