Catherine Soi

Catherine Soi

Africa

DR Congo: Effort to end rebel attacks in the east

Security forces have increased patrols in remote areas where attacks have been happening.

DR Congo: Effort to end rebel attacks in the east

Africa

Mourners remember Kenya's former President Moi

Thousands are attending state funeral for former Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi.

Mourners remember Kenya's former President Moi

Africa

French oil giant Total faces lawsuit over violations in Uganda

Could Total be held to account for actions in western Uganda?

French oil giant Total faces lawsuit over violations in Uganda

Africa

Fighting forces DR Congo refugees to flee to Uganda

Just this month, more than 1,000 internally displaced people from Ituri fled to Uganda, and more than 60,000 since 2017.

Fighting forces DR Congo refugees to flee to Uganda

Africa

Women in Burundi face abuse in Middle East

Traffickers started targeting impoverished women in Burundi after unrest broke out in 2015 following a disputed presidential election.

Women in Burundi face abuse in Middle East

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Burundi refugees: Many too afraid to return home

Thousands fled four years ago when hundreds were killed in political violence connected to presidential election.

Burundi refugees: Many too afraid to return home

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Concerns grow over cost, viability of Burundi's new capital

Move from previous capital Bujumbura to Gitega will cost billions of dollars, tax resources once completed, some critics say.

Concerns grow over cost, viability of Burundi's new capital

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A culture that has been preserved for centuries in Burundi

Royal drumming is now allowed only at official functions. The government says this is to avoid commercialising the culture.

A culture that has been preserved for centuries in Burundi

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DR Congo protests: At least 5 people killed

People have also been protesting in North Kivu's provincial capital Goma, they say the security situation in Beni is not acceptable.

DR Congo protests: At least 5 people killed

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Ebola outbreak: Security concerns limit progress

How a security crisis in DRC is putting Ebola treatment operations at risk.

Ebola outbreak: Security concerns limit progress

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DR Congo anger grows over deadly unrest

All 28 people killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo this week have finally been buried.

DR Congo anger grows over deadly unrest

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Burundi accused of brutal crackdown on dissent

Opposition figures say attacks are being carried out to smoothen a transition of power in a general election.

Burundi accused of brutal crackdown on dissent