Gregory Warner

Gregory Warner appears in the following:

Out Of Broken English, A Film Crafts A Call For Classroom Repairs

Sunday, July 05, 2015

Three high school students in Zanzibar have won a prize for a film that tackles a fierce debate: Should the teacher speak in English or the mother tongue? (This piece originally aired June 25, 2015.)


No Easy Answers At Nairobi Summit On Countering Extremism

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Researchers at the international meeting shared some surprising responses from militants who were surveyed about their motivations for embracing terrorism.


Teens Make Film In Broken English To Explain Why They'll Fail English

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Three high schoolers in Zanzibar have won a prize for a film tackling a fierce debate in African classrooms: Should the teacher instruct in English or the mother tongue?


The Trouble That's Brewing In Burundi

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Protesters are marching against the president's plan for a third term. Some 100,000 refugees have fled. The fear is that one of the world's poorest countries could slip back into civil war.


A Taxi App Aims To Build Trust Where Crime Is High

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

In Nairobi, people don't like getting into cabs driven by strangers. They prefer to call drivers they know or who their friends recommend. A new app assigns drivers a trust score based on social ties.


Can Kenya Convince Somali Refugees To Head Home?

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Kenya wants to close the sprawling refugee camp on its border with Somalia. But the UN says it will do so only if residents leave voluntarily. One man has been tapped to help the refugees return home.


How The World's Largest Refugee Camp Remade A Generation Of Somalis

Thursday, May 28, 2015

In the 1990s, hundreds of thousands of Somalis fled war and found a new home — and new opportunities — in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya.


Blind Waiters Give Diners A Taste Of 'Dinner In The Dark' In Kenya

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

It's a worldwide chain that lets "the blind become our eyes." But there's a difference in the new Nairobi branch: The servers themselves had never eaten in a restaurant before.


Army General Overthrows President Of Burundi In Apparent Coup

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

An army general says he has overthrown the president of the tiny African nation. The apparent military coup follows weeks of unrest over the president's plan to be re-elected to a third term.


Americans Among The Many Families Escaping Chaos In Yemen

Sunday, May 10, 2015

War in Yemen has trapped hundreds of Americans there. We hear from two Yemeni-Americans, a mother and daughter from Michigan, as they arrive in nearby Djibouti, having fled the conflict.


In Hard-To-Flee Yemen, Those Escaping Are Not Typical Refugees

Friday, May 08, 2015

Some land routes are blocked and boats are scarce. As a result, many refugees who just arrived in the African nation of Djibouti are from Yemen's small professional class.


Unannounced And Unprecedented: Kerry Makes A Stop In Somalia

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry took a surprise trip to Somalia on Tuesday. The visit is a first for a U.S. secretary of state. For more on Kerry's visit, Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Gregory Warner.


Kenya Pushes For Close Of Word's Largest Refugee Camp

Monday, May 04, 2015

Kenya wants to shut down a sprawling Somali refugee camp it views as a vector for Islamist extremists. Refugee officials say shutting down the camp would violate international law.


Kenya Threatens Again To Close Dadaab, World's Largest Refugee Camp

Monday, May 04, 2015

The fate of more than a quarter million Somali refugees hangs on an act of diplomacy. Secretary of State Kerry is in Kenya to discuss its threat to close the Dadaab refugee camp.


They Speak Hebrew And Keep Kosher: The Left-Behind Ethiopian Jews

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Two years ago, Israel ended with great fanfare a program that brought tens of thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. But many are in limbo, separated from family, the result of stricter religious law.


After Global Protests, Kenyan Court Sentences 3 Men Who Raped Teen

Monday, April 13, 2015

"Liz" was found crawling out of a pit latrine, crying for help. When police doled out punishment — cutting grass at the police station — women's groups rallied. Monday they were sentenced to prison.


The Winds Of Zanzibar Blow Just Right For Spices

Sunday, April 12, 2015

From the Spice Island of Zanzibar, a fresh look at three familiar spices, so common they might be flavoring your morning cup of coffee. This story first aired March 25 on Morning Edition.


Al-Shabab: One Terror Group, Many Brands

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Al-Shabab's deadly attack on a college in Kenya illustrates the changing face of the militant group. Al-Shabab emerged in Somalia but now it's described as a transnational network across East Africa.


Kenya Bombs Two Al-Shabab Camps In Somalia

Monday, April 06, 2015

Kenya bombed two al-Shabab bases in Somalia Monday in retaliation for last week's massacre at a university in Garissa. Nearly 150 students and staff were killed in the assault.


Kenya's Security Problem With Al-Shabab Doesn't Stop At Borders

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Students in the eastern Kenyan town of Garissa were slaughtered by al-Shabab fighters. The audacious attack in a town home to a military base has raised concerns about intelligence failures.