Catherine Soi

Catherine Soi

Africa

HRW: Widespread election-related sexual violence in Kenya

In Kenya, dozens of women have told Human Rights Watch (HRW) that they were gang-raped during the recent presidential election campaigns.

HRW: Widespread election-related sexual violence in Kenya

Kenya

Kenya's election violence worsens inter-ethnic divisions

Kenyans have had two controversial and often violent presidential elections in recent months.

Kenya's election violence worsens inter-ethnic divisions

Asia

Kenya: Gold miners risk their lives by using mercury

Millions of people are risking their lives using mercury to separate gold from ore in the gold mining industry.

Kenya: Gold miners risk their lives by using mercury

Africa

Kenya's Raila Odinga rebels against President Kenyatta

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga says he is going to be sworn in as president of the 'people's republic' on Kenya's independence day, December 12.

Kenya's Raila Odinga rebels against President Kenyatta

Africa

Kenyatta sworn in, vows to unite Kenya after divisive poll

Uhuru Kenyatta hopes to end the political disputes in Kenya that have exacerbated an economic slowdown caused by a drought.

Kenyatta sworn in, vows to unite Kenya after divisive poll

Africa

Kenya's economy slows amid political uncertainty

Kenya’s prolonged election period is slowing down the economy, which has lost about $1bn after the first presidential election was annulled.

Kenya's economy slows amid political uncertainty

Africa

IDPs who fled al-Shabab in southern Kenya fear returning home

Kenya says al-Shabab has been cleared out of the Boni Forest, but IDPs say it still isn't safe for them to return.

IDPs who fled al-Shabab in southern Kenya fear returning home

Africa

Kenya recycling activists turn ocean plastics into dhow

A 60-foot dhow made entirely out of recycled ocean plastics and flip-flops is being built on Kenya's coast.

Kenya recycling activists turn ocean plastics into dhow

Africa

Kenyan police accused of using excessive force during election

Human rights groups are accusing police in Kenya of using excessive force against protesters following last week's presidential election rerun.

Kenyan police accused of using excessive force during election

Politics

Kenyans divided over second vote as uncertainty looms

Kenyans go to the polls on Thursday for a second time this year after the Supreme Court annulled the August election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta. But there are fears of a flawed vote and the consequences that could have on the country.

Kenyans divided over second vote as uncertainty looms

Politics

Kenya celebrates Heroes Day amid political crisis

Kenya is celebrating Heroes Day, a public holiday that honours the country’s freedom fighters.

Kenya celebrates Heroes Day amid political crisis

Africa

Severely wounded of Somalia’s deadliest blast flown to Turkey

More than 300 people have died after twin bomb blasts in Somalia on Saturday, with 40 of the most severely wounded flown to Turkey for further treatment.

Severely wounded of Somalia’s deadliest blast flown to Turkey