Catherine Soi

Catherine Soi

Africa

Burundi vote: Political campaigns end ahead of elections

Burundi is pushing ahead with the election despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Burundi vote: Political campaigns end ahead of elections

Africa

Lead-up to Burundi election marred by unrest

Political campaigns have ended ahead of a general election on Wednesday, with each side blaming the other for violence and hate speech.

Lead-up to Burundi election marred by unrest

Africa

Stigma, fears of quarantine hinder Kenya's COVID-19 fight

COVID-19 testing ramps up across worst-affected parts of Kenya, but many are worried they will be forced into quarantine.

Stigma, fears of quarantine hinder Kenya's COVID-19 fight

Africa

COVID-19 in Africa: Misinformation thwarting containment

People turn to sanitisers and home remedies to cure the disease while the WHO says there is no proven cure or vaccine.

COVID-19 in Africa: Misinformation thwarting containment

Africa

Kenya floods: At least 22 missing after landslide

Flash floods leave a trail of destruction, with several people dead and many displaced.

Kenya floods: At least 22 missing after landslide

Coronavirus pandemic

Kenya's coronavirus fight: Factories, tailors make cloth masks

After government order to wear surgical masks in public, textile companies and tailors step up to fill shortage.

Kenya's coronavirus fight: Factories, tailors make cloth masks

Africa

Rwanda's soldiers in court for alleged abuse during lockdown

The RDF has condemned the recent incident in which some of its soldiers were involved in criminal misconduct.

Rwanda's soldiers in court for alleged abuse during lockdown

Africa

Kenya locust threat: Fears second wave will be worse for harvests

Moves to squash E Africa's worst locust invasion go on amid fears resources could be diverted to fighting coronavirus.

Kenya locust threat: Fears second wave will be worse for harvests

Coronavirus pandemic

Rwanda's coronavirus testing capacity increased to 700 per day

Health workers say they have enough medical supplies and ventilators for those who may need critical care.

Rwanda's coronavirus testing capacity increased to 700 per day

Africa

Education on hold: School closures disadvantaging Africa's poor

As education moves online for millions of students, many others are left behind. Al Jazeera reports from East Africa on the growing digital divide.

Education on hold: School closures disadvantaging Africa's poor

Africa

DRC violence: Beni victims say attackers wore military uniforms

Victims of recent attacks by an armed group in the eastern DRC have told Al Jazeera the assailants wore military uniforms and killed indiscriminately.

DRC violence: Beni victims say attackers wore military uniforms

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