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Gregory Warner

Gregory Warner appears in the following:

When Do Food Shortages Become A Famine? There's A Formula For That

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The U.S. government has a detailed and technical system for determining a famine. But conditions in South Sudan make it extremely difficult to assess just how dire the situation is.

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Often On The Move, Restless Elephants Are Tough To Count — And Keep Safe

Monday, August 18, 2014

A recent study tried to pin down just how many elephants have been killed by poachers. It's a lot — enough to eventually eliminate the species — but pinning down an exact death toll is difficult. The reason elephants are so hard to protect is the same that makes them so hard to count: They roam — exceptionally far.

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Fleeing War And Finding Work

Friday, August 15, 2014

Most countries in the developing world won't let refugees work. But Uganda is trying something different.

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Kenyan Health Workers Fear Ebola May Take Flight

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Kenya's international airport is on high alert, since the Kenya Medical Association has called on the national airline to suspend flights due to concerns over the Ebola outbreak.

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How Anti-Bribery Laws In Europe Are Bringing U.S. Investors To Africa

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit has brought together scores of African leaders and American businessmen. Billions of dollars of investments have been announced this week. While Africa is becoming attractive to investors, some countries are drawing more attention than others.

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Shadow Events Hope To Skim Some Attention From U.S.-Africa Summit

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

While the U.S.-African Leaders Summit has aimed to facilitate meetings between American companies and African leaders, it's also provided an opportunity for smaller investors to make contacts and for human rights workers to try to get their voices heard.

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African Leaders: No One Country Can Stop Elephant Poaching

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

African leaders are looking for new ways to break up wildlife trafficking. They say they need to coordinate among themselves and get items like helicopters and night-vision goggles from the West.

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Africa's Leaders Aim To Change Perception Of The Continent

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Scores of African leaders gather in Washington this week at an unprecedented summit organized by President Obama. The goal: Get the U.S. invested in Africa, and shape a new narrative along the way.

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Met Opera's Union Lockout Postponed; Financial Analysis To Come

Sunday, August 03, 2014

The drama continues. For months now, unions have been negotiating with the Metropolitan Opera's leadership over compensation and benefits; employees also accuse the Met of financial mismanagement.

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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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