Eyder Peralta

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Video Shows Police Officer In Kenya Shooting Gang Member Repeatedly

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

A police shooting caught on video and played repeatedly on social media sparked a familiar debate. Some praise police, others say police should stop killing young men in the poor neighborhood.

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U.N. Condemns 'Grotesque Rape Chants' By Burundi Youth Militia

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A top United Nations official said a video depicting the chants was part of a "campaign of fear and terror." The government says "influences outside the party" are responsible.

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Battle Over Free Sanitary Pads Lands Ugandan Activist In Jail

Monday, April 10, 2017

Stella Nyanzi's latest run-in with the regime of President Museveni began with a fight for free sanitary pads for school-age girls. Then she wrote about the president and his wife on social media.

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Somali President Offers Jihadi Group Amnesty Option For 60 Days

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has said the country is at war with al-Shabab, a jihadi group. He has given the group 60 days to surrender in return for education and jobs.

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As Thousands Flee South Sudan, Ugandan Refugee Camp Becomes World's Largest

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

People fleeing South Sudan's brutal civil war have streamed across the border to Uganda, where the Bidi Bidi camp now hosts more than 270,000 people. It's become the biggest refugee camp in the world.

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Nairobi's Kenyatta Market Offers A Scene Right Out Of 'High Fidelity'

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

In the recesses of Nairobi's sprawling Kenyatta market waft the sounds of rumba. Between merchants selling roasted meat, sits a man who has been selling vinyl albums from the spot for nearly 30 years.

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In Kenya, Nomadic Herders And Police Clash Over Pastures

Monday, April 03, 2017

Nomadic herders are invading wildlife conservancies in the Rift Valley in search of pasture for their cattle, resulting in violence as police move in. But some local farmers say it's more complicated.

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'Hard To Comprehend' The Effect Of U.S. Humanitarian Aid Cuts

Sunday, April 02, 2017

The Trump administration is seeking deep cuts to the country's humanitarian budget. This comes at a critical time in Africa, where three countries are facing famine.

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14-Year-Old Who Fled South Sudan: 'They're Killing Women, Children'

Friday, March 10, 2017

The fighting in South Sudan has intensified. In search of refuge, thousands are pouring into neighboring Uganda.

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South Sudan's Civil War Sparks Africa's Largest Refugee Crisis

Friday, March 03, 2017

Nearly half a million South Sudanese have fled into northern Uganda since last July, carrying with them signs of abuse, famine and tales of ethnic violence.

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Kenya's Censorship King: Head Of Film Board Accused Of Overstepping

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ezekiel Mutua is the head of Kenya's film board. He's really just supposed to rate films and other media. But over the past year, he has undertaken a censorship crusade expanding his mandate into the Internet, music and even forcing the cancellation of a lesbian speed-dating event.

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Environmentalists Are At Odds With Kenya's Government Over Rail Line

Monday, February 20, 2017

Kenya's government wants to run a rail line across Nairobi National Park. Environmentalists are against the plan. The government says the line will use a platform above the park to lesson its impact.

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Somalia Elects Popular And Least Corrupt Candidate As President

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Somalia has been functioning without an effective government for decades. The new President unseated the incumbent in a surprise upset, raising questions about who he is and what lies ahead.

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Kenyan Court Rules Government Must Not Close Refugee Camp

Thursday, February 09, 2017

A Kenyan court has ruled the government must not close the world's largest refugee camp, which houses some 300,000 people, many of them from Somalia.

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With Travel Ban On Hold, Somali Refugees Take Off For The U.S.

Thursday, February 09, 2017

For the first time since President Trump's travel ban went into place, Somali refugees are leaving Kenya for the United States. A court has put the ban on hold.

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In Somalia, Presidential Election Underscores Government Corruption

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Somalia's parliament has chosen a new president, but the bribery-tainted process underscores why the country's failed government has been weak to resist Islamist militants.

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Somalia Chooses A New President Under Heavy Security

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Somali members of parliament are choosing a new president today, under tight security in the capital Mogadishu.

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In Kenya, Trump Gives 'Parliament Of The Common Man' Hope

Monday, February 06, 2017

In a small corner of Nairobi, where men gather to talk politics, President Trump is adored. They view him with hope that populism and the will of the people can be respected in a democracy.

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Kenyan Bus Driver Speaks Out Against Everyday Corruption On Live TV

Saturday, February 04, 2017

In a television program, he told the president that he had to have $8 in his pocket every day to pay off the police — or face traffic tickets and towing.

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Kenyans Of Indian Descent Seek Greater Recognition

Saturday, February 04, 2017

In Kenya, citizens of Indian descent have often been seen as foreigners. Now there is a movement to change that. Asians, as they are called in Kenya, want to be recognized as the country's 44th tribe.

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