Catherine Soi

Catherine Soi

Africa

Tanzanian government to buy cashew crops to end price dispute

The president has sacked some politicians for failing to deal with the nut price crisis between farmers and middlemen.

Tanzanian government to buy cashew crops to end price dispute

Africa

Ocean conservation: Kenyan fishermen turn reef rangers

Giving up fishing, a team of fishermen completed an intensive training to preserve Lamu’s fragile environment.

Ocean conservation: Kenyan fishermen turn reef rangers

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UNICEF: Two million children in DRC are acutely malnourished

On World Food Day, we look at the situation of at least two million children in the Democratic Republic of Congo who face death from malnutrition unless aid reaches them.

UNICEF: Two million children in DRC are acutely malnourished

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Half a million Kenyans are partially or fully blind

The high cost of hospital treatment means many seek traditional healers, who are legally recognized in Kenya.

Half a million Kenyans are partially or fully blind

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The deadly cost of DR Congo's pollution

Many say new ban on manufacturing and sale of plastic bags and bottles is not enough to tackle rubbish crisis.

The deadly cost of DR Congo's pollution

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DR Congo election concerns over vote rigging

Rural people in Congo worry that electronic voting machines, being used for the first time, will be manipulated.

DR Congo election concerns over vote rigging

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DR Congo election concerns over vote credibility

The introduction of electronic voting and the exclusion of a number of candidates from the ballot has united opposition parties ahead of the long-delayed vote in December.

DR Congo election concerns over vote credibility

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Surgeon serving 200,000 in South Sudan wins UN refugee award

Evan Atar Adaha is the only head surgeon who provides health services to locals and refugees in the country’s northeastern region.

Surgeon serving 200,000 in South Sudan wins UN refugee award

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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

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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

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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

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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