Gregory Warner

Gregory Warner appears in the following:

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.


Al-Shabab Attack In Kenya Is Deadliest Since 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombing

Friday, April 03, 2015

Authorities say nearly 150 staff and students died when al-Shabab militants stormed a university campus in northeast Kenya. Four militants were also killed.


Al-Shabab Militants Attack University In Kenya

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Al-Shabab militants attacked a college in Garissa, Kenya, killing nearly 150 people, wounding about 80 and holding others hostage. It was reminiscent of their 2013 attack on a Nairobi shopping mall.


Al-Shabab Militants Cross Border To Storm University In Kenya

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Gunmen have attacked a university in eastern Kenya, killing at least 14 people. The militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility. NPR's Gregory Warner offers the latest from Nairobi.


Why Are Chinese Artists Representing Kenya At The Venice Biennale?

Monday, March 30, 2015

Kenya will participate in the Venice Biennale, the prestigious art show that opens on May 9. But only two of the artists representing Kenya will be Kenyan. Most aren't even African — they're Chinese.


Don't Torpedo The Dam, Full Speed Ahead For Ethiopia's Nile Project

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Egypt was ready to go to war over Ethiopia's planned Renaissance Dam. A new agreement has ended the tension. But that doesn't mean everyone's a winner.


Cut and Run

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Kenyans have long-dominated long-distance running; breaking records, winning Olympic medals, and stupefying sports gurus along the way. So what is it that makes Kenyans so darn fast?

Comments [3]

Vanilla, Nutmeg Spice And Everything Nice On A Zanzibar Farm

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Three spices that grow on the island of Zanzibar are so common they might be flavoring your morning cup of coffee. But vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg have very different origins.


Meet Chef Chane, Ethiopia's Version Of The Infamous 'Soup Nazi'

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Like the famously curt broth ladler on Seinfeld, Addis Ababa's Chef Chane is known for serving up both delectable cuisine and insults. He says he learned his vaunted culinary skills in royal kitchens.


When There's Art On The Bus, You'll Get To Your Stop Sooner

Sunday, March 15, 2015

A decade ago Kenya banned the practice of covering minibuses — called matatus — with wild images. The concern: window blockage. Now the art is making a comeback, and powerful bus owners are behind it.


Ethiopia's Blue Party Tries To Reacquaint Nation With Dissent

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The movement's slow, strategic approach is a necessity in a country where one party controls almost every seat in parliament, journalists are routinely jailed and rallies are broken up by police.


Captive Market: A Consultant, His Girlfriend And The Kidnapping Business

Thursday, March 05, 2015

This is a story about a man trying to plan for the unimaginable: What would he do if his girlfriend were kidnapped?


It's Been A Hard Road To 12-Step For Zanzibar's Heroin Addicts

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

On an island with one of the world's highest addiction rates, a 12-step program faces special challenges. The Muslim populace is uneasy with its Christian concepts. And women are seen as beyond hope.


International Criminal Court To Try Former Child Soldier With War Crimes

Friday, January 23, 2015

The international criminal court in the Hague was founded to prosecute those who commit war crimes — particularly the crime of abducting and conscripting children as soldiers. But for the first time in that court's 15 year history, it's putting on trial a man who was once a victim of that same crime.


Police Fire Tear Gas On Kenyan Kids Protecting A Soccer Field

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Hundreds of kids in Nairobi protested the loss of their playground to a developer Monday. In the end, the children did what ordinary Kenyans are rarely able to do: defend a public space.