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."

Africa

Tanzania: Presidential election campaign under way in Zanzibar

One of the main issues is the status of Zanzibar's union with mainland Tanzania.

Tanzania: Presidential election campaign under way in Zanzibar

Africa

Kenya land dispute: Indigenous Mau removed from forest home

Some of the displaced have sought shelter in schools.

Kenya land dispute: Indigenous Mau removed from forest home

Africa

Kenya fears ecological disaster as two rising lakes get closer

Rising water levels along Kenya's Great Rift Valley have forced thousands of people from their homes as two lakes are getting closer, raising fear of contamination.

Kenya fears ecological disaster as two rising lakes get closer

Kenya

Why Kenya's Rift Valley lakes are going through a crisis

Thousands of people have been displaced and farms submerged due to heavy rains, climate change and deforestation.

Why Kenya's Rift Valley lakes are going through a crisis

Africa

Tanzania crackdown: Government restricts foreign broadcasters

Tanzania's government cracks down on what journalists can report on the coronavirus pandemic.

Tanzania crackdown: Government restricts foreign broadcasters

Africa

Indian Ocean faces growing threat of fuel spill

The MV Wakashio ship still has more than half of its 4,000 tonnes of fuel on board after running aground off Mauritius last month.

Indian Ocean faces growing threat of fuel spill

Africa

Jobless Kenyans question misuse of COVID-19 funds

More than 300,000 people in Kenya have lost their jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Jobless Kenyans question misuse of COVID-19 funds

Kenya

Kenya: As wildebeest migrate, COVID-19 keeps tourists at bay

In Kenya's Maasai Mara game reserve, livelihoods are suffering as coronavirus guts tourism.

Kenya: As wildebeest migrate, COVID-19 keeps tourists at bay

Africa

Maasai Mara migration: Few tourists see Kenya's wonder of world

Government officials say two million employees in tourism have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Maasai Mara migration: Few tourists see Kenya's wonder of world

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