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Gregory Warner

Gregory Warner appears in the following:

Western Countries Issue Warnings; Kenyan Tourism Gets Pummeled

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Kenya is heavily reliant on tourism, but advisories by the U.S., Britain and others have contributed to fewer visitors and job losses. Kenyans say the West is punishing them as much as the terrorists.

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Escaping South Sudan's Violence Often Means Going Hungry

Monday, June 09, 2014

The conflict in South Sudan pitting forces loyal to the president against those loyal to his erstwhile vice president is exacerbating what aid groups say is a potential hunger catastrophe.

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With Swift, Quiet Moves, Nigerian Group Limits Religious Violence

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The town of Jos has been the scene of widespread Muslim-Christian killings for years. One group is now working — with some apparent success — to keep the violence from spiraling out of control.

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Terrorist Group Suspected In Nigerian Attacks

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

An attack on the Nigerian city of Jos has killed at least 118 people. No group has claimed responsibility, but suspicion quickly fell on Boko Haram, the group now holding nearly 300 girls hostage.

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Relatives Of Kidnapped Girls: Bring Them Back — But Alive

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Now that the Nigerian military seems to be serious about rescuing girls kidnapped by Islamist extremists, relatives worry that firepower alone won't save them. They want the government to negotiate.

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The Mood In Abuja, Where Missing Schoolgirls Cast Long Shadow

Monday, May 19, 2014

NPR's Gregory Warner talks to Robert Siegel about the mood and politics in the city of Abuja, as Nigeria struggles to deal with the schoolgirl abduction and its growing militant insurgency.

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Nairobi Bombings Are A Sign Of Spreading Militant Influence

Sunday, May 18, 2014

A pair of bombs killed at least 10 people in Kenya's capital on Friday. What do these and a slew of other attacks in Kenya say about the security situation in the country and the region?

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Nigerian Abductions Part Of A Terrible Pattern In African Conflicts

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Africa's most notorious warlord, Joseph Kony, began mass abductions of schoolgirls in the 1980s. Since then, it has become a recurring feature in conflicts on the continent.

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In Somalia, Collecting People For Profit

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Distributing aid can be an incredibly risky job for Westerners in Somalia, so local entrepreneurs have filled the gap. But what happens when aid become a profitable business in a lawless place?

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Can Africans Do A Better Job Of Peacekeeping In South Sudan?

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The perennially undermanned U.N. "blue helmet" peacekeepers could get a boost from a contingent drawn from neighboring countries.

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With UN Chief In South Sudan, Warring Sides Agree To Talk

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Who should send peacekeepers to South Sudan: the United Nations or the African Union? As violence continues, the U.S. is pushing for African troops to step in where the U.N. has failed.

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South Sudan's Unrest Turns Politicians To Rebels, Tents To Homes

Monday, May 05, 2014

Even where there is peace, there is distrust, as the country divides along ethnic lines. In the government-controlled capital, members of the Nuer ethnic group are seeking protection in a U.N. camp.

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In South Sudan, Peace Sought In Bringing Two Leaders Together

Friday, May 02, 2014

While on a one-day visit to South Sudan's capital, Secretary of State John Kerry said the country's recent conflict could devolve into genocide. He and regional leaders voiced support for a U.N.-sanctioned force to keep civilians safe.

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Kerry Announces Progress Toward Peacekeeping Force In South Sudan

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ethiopia on the first leg of a visit to Africa. He hinted at possible ways to end the conflict in South Sudan, saying that "terms and a timeline" for military intervention had been decided.

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Kerry Turns His Attention To South Sudan's Civil War

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry has been consumed by the crisis in Ukraine and the Mideast peace talks. He's focusing now on the new nation of South Sudan which is being torn apart in a civil war.

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Reports Of Mass Slaughter As South Sudan Teeters On The Brink

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The U.N. reports that hundreds of civilians were hunted down and killed. NPR's Gregory Warner explains the roots of the conflict in a nation that's not yet 3 years old.

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Somalis In Kenya Are Used To Raids, But They Say This Was Different

Friday, April 18, 2014

A police sweep after Friday prayers is the latest in a weeks-long crackdown against terrorism. The operations have pulled in thousands of refugees, immigrants and Kenyan citizens of Somali descent.

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How Rwanda's Only Ice Cream Shop Challenges Cultural Taboos

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Rwanda is a hot country, and people love dairy products. But the culture discourages public displays of need, including hunger. The women running the lone ice cream shop are trying to change that.

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Theater Group Gets Generations Talking About Rwandan Genocide

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The difference between a 27-year-old and a 23-year-old in Rwanda is vast. One witnessed the genocide as a child; the other only knows its effects.

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Remembering Rwandans Who Followed Their Conscience

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

"I would do it again and again and again," says one Hutu woman who defied orders and sheltered Tutsis during the 1994 genocide. Rwanda is beginning to recognize people who rescued those at risk.

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