Catherine Wambua-Soi

Catherine Wambua-Soi

"Catherine Wambua-Soi is Al Jazeera's East and Central Africa producer. She covers Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, DR Congo, Sudan, South Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, Central African Republic, Burundi, Tanzania, and Uganda. She has worked for Al Jazeera since 2008 and covered major stories in the region including Somalia's elections and the recent assasination bid of the Somali president. She has covered the ongoing conflict between M23 rebels and the government in Eastern Democratic republic of Congo as well as South Sudan's independence and the conflict between rebels and the government in Sudan's Blue Nile region."

Human Rights

Rights groups want to end Tanzania's school ban on young mothers

Tanzanian President John Magufuli banned teenage mothers from returning to public schools in a decree.

Rights groups want to end Tanzania's school ban on young mothers

Africa

Q&A: What is DRC President Joseph Kabila's legacy?

After 17 years in power, President Joseph Kabila is stepping aside - but what sort of a country is he leaving behind?

Q&A: What is DRC President Joseph Kabila's legacy?

Africa

Burundi's high-stakes referendum

Opposition groups say if presidential term limits are extended, it will reverse gains made under the peace deal that ended country's civil war.

Burundi's high-stakes referendum

Africa

North Kivu: Civilians bear the brunt of fresh fighting

Civilians have been forced to flee their homes, adding to the tens of thousands already living in IDP camps.

North Kivu: Civilians bear the brunt of fresh fighting

Gabon

Gabon election: Jean Ping pleads with judges over vote

Opposition leader Ping says judges must choose between stability and instability when weighing call to nullify result.

Gabon election: Jean Ping pleads with judges over vote

Human Rights

African Union peacekeepers accused of executions in CAR

Bodies of 12 people, including a pregnant woman, found more than a year after their disappearance in Boali town.

African Union peacekeepers accused of executions in CAR

Central African Republic

UN: Dealing with rape in Central African Republic

As UN debates for its new secretary general, sex assault by peacekeepers in CAR must be eradicated once and for all.

UN: Dealing with rape in Central African Republic

South Sudan

Q&A: The future peace in South Sudan

Al Jazeera speaks to opposition leader Riek Machar about ongoing efforts towards forming a national unity government.

Q&A: The future peace in South Sudan

Africa

Compromise needed in Kenya teachers' pay dispute

With millions of children out of school, compromise and not chest thumping is badly needed.

Compromise needed in Kenya teachers' pay dispute

War & Conflict

South Sudan: Will fresh talks bring peace?

On July 9 country marks independence day, but millions of people who suffered from conflict will not be celebrating.

South Sudan: Will fresh talks bring peace?

Humanitarian crises

Blog: Desperate measures for African migrants

People across the continent are risking death through conflict and dangerous boat journeys to escape poverty at home.

Blog: Desperate measures for African migrants

Africa

Sudan polls: Voters conspicuous by their absence

First day of voting ends with low turnout, but that is not expected to get in the way of President Bashir.

Sudan polls: Voters conspicuous by their absence