Gregory Warner

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Aid Groups In Ethiopia Reshape Approach In New Era Of Climate Change

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Ethiopia has long been associated with extreme drought that leaves millions in need of food. That's still the case, as the Horn of Africa suffers its worst drought in 50 years. But experts say that is exactly why the world needs to rethink its approach to aid in the age of climate change.


Kenya Threatens To Close Refugee Camp

Saturday, May 21, 2016

The Dadaab camp has been home for decades to hundreds of thousands of Somalis who fled violence in their homeland. But Kenya says the camp breeds terrorists.


Up In Flames: Kenya Burns More Than 100 Tons Of Ivory

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Nearly 30 years ago, Kenya burned 12 tons of ivory to try to halt the illegal ivory trade. Today it's burning 100 tons. How much difference does burning ivory make?


Kenya To Host Largest Ivory Burn To Combat Elephant Poaching

Friday, April 29, 2016

Nairobi National Park will host the largest ever ivory burn on Saturday, burning over 100 tons of tusks. The pyrotechnic team is hoping they have enough donated fuel to make the big burn, burn.


Ethiopian Monkey Study Offers Clues Into How Human Speech Evolved

Monday, April 18, 2016

A new study of the speech patterns of gelada monkeys in the Ethiopian Highlands suggests that linguistically humans aren't as unique as we think. So why has it taken us thousands of years to realize that? NPR has the story of how we listen to noises we don't understand.


China Breaks Ground On Naval Base In Africa

Monday, April 18, 2016

China plans to open its first overseas military base in the African country of Djibouti. It's the same place where the U.S. has had its major African intelligence gathering base for the last 15 years.


Kenya Faces Lawsuit From Taiwan Over Release Of Prisoners To China

Thursday, April 14, 2016

A diplomatic tangle in East Africa underlines China's growing might on the continent. Kenya faces a lawsuit from Taiwan over the "illegal abduction" of nationals deported to China. China says it's a matter of national security.


Stalking Poachers With High-Tech Cameras And Old-Fashioned Smarts

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Infrared thermal cameras have revolutionized the way rangers can see into the dark. But sometimes, experience trumps technology.


Uber Drivers In Nairobi Discover Not All Taxi Drivers Welcome Competition

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

After steady complaints by taxi drivers in Kenya that the ride-sharing service Uber is stealing their business, six men were arrested last week and charged with attempted murder of an Uber driver.


Lesson Plan: Teach Students How To Rebuff Terrorist Recruiters

Friday, March 11, 2016

Terrorist groups in Kenya are trying to lure smart recruits who can give orders and boost their brand on social media. A high-school teacher is battling them in the classroom.


What Happened When The Lions Got Loose In Nairobi

Friday, February 19, 2016

It's known as the only national park in the world with a skyscraper skyline. Nairobi National Park, in the Kenyan capital, boasts elephants, giraffe, rhinos and lions roaming freely across a savannah a mere 4-mile drive from downtown.

But last night, the proximity of urban and natural environments got a ...


Advocates Urge Kenya To Help Victims Of Post-Election Violence

Monday, February 15, 2016

Nearly 1,000 women were raped in election violence in Kenya eight years ago. Campaigners say the victims are being deliberately ignored.


Burundian Peacekeeping Abroad Can Fuel Conflict At Home

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Serving as a U.N. peacekeeper can be a lucrative profession for young Africans. But Burundians seeking such work must pledge loyalty to their government, which is implicated in human rights abuses.


What's Causing Burundi's Chaotic Descent into Political Violence?

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

NPR’s East Africa Correspondent Gregory Warner discusses growing political violence in Burundi, the east African nation just south of Rwanda.

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Is Netflix Chill? Kenyan Authorities Threaten To Ban The Streaming Site

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Two weeks ago, Kenyans finally got access to Netflix. But we still don't know if they'll binge happily every after.


Amnesty Report: Child Labor Used To Gather Minerals For Gadget Batteries

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Amnesty International says that Apple, Samsun and Sony are failing to do basic checks to make sure that minerals in their products are not mined by children in the Democratic Republic of Congo.


This Politician's Philosophy: No Perks For You

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

John Magufuli, the new president of Tanzania, aims to cut over-the-top government spending and improve services. Opponents hope he fizzles out.


Blind Masseur Helps Relieve Tension In War-Torn South Sudan

Friday, January 01, 2016

War-torn South Sudan's capital, Juba, isn't the first place you might think of when someone says "Japanese-style massage." Think again.


In Exile, Burundian Musicians Create Out Of Crisis

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Political violence in the African nation of Burundi has forced an estimated 200,000 people to flee. Some are musicians who are bringing the country's diverse styles together in one band.


Rebels In Burundi Pledge To Oust The Country's President

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Burundi appears on the verge of coming apart.There are calls for intervention by African Union forces to calm ethnic tensions in a region still traumatized by the 1994 genocide in neighboring Rwanda.