Gregory Warner

Gregory Warner appears in the following:

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.


Rwanda's President Dangles The Possibility Of A Third Term

Monday, December 21, 2015

Paul Kagame is the only president the country has had since 2000. He's already served two terms, and voters support amending the constitution to allow him to stay in office another 17 years.


Crackdown Turns Deadly In Ethiopia As Government Turns Against Protesters

Saturday, December 19, 2015

In Ethiopia, students have been killed while protesting the government's proposals to take over territory in the Oromia region.


U.N. Bases Turn Into Cities For Desperate And Displaced In South Sudan

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Two years ago, the United Nations made a spur-of-the-moment decision to open its bases to hundreds of thousands who sought refuge from war. Today, those bases resemble permanent communities.


Violence Escalates In Burundi; U.S Citizens Urged To Leave

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Violence in the tiny African nation of Burundi has killed scores of people in recent days. Is it new ethnic bloodbath or lingering political tension over the president's decision to seek a third term?


They Haven't Spoken To Family In Years. Now They Get A 3-Minute Call

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Millions of South Sudanese have been displaced by two years of civil conflict. They've lost touch with family. Now they have a rare chance to call home.


Pope Francis Encourages Christian, Muslim Leaders To Be 'Prophets For Peace'

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Pope Francis is in Kenya at the start of his first trip to Africa. His message: religious tolerance and help the poor. The pope celebrated an open-air mass in the Kenyon capital Nairobi on Thursday.


Pope Prepares To Visit Africa Amid Burundi Crisis

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

As the Pope prepares for an African tour, the United Nations is warning of a another Rwanda-like genocide in Burundi. In this overwhelmingly Catholic country, can the Pope's words bring peace?


Kenyan Lawman Vows To Defeat Terrorism The Way He Fought Crime

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Mohamud Saleh made his name by reducing crime in a lawless part of northeast Kenya. After an absence of more than a decade, he's returned to fight terrorism and argues the very same tactics will work.


Some Suspect Kenyan Anti-Terror Forces In Disappearance Of Somali Muslims

Monday, August 31, 2015

Under the guise of anti-terror investigations, Somali Muslims are disappearing in Kenya.


Stop The Foreign Music! African Pop Stars Ask For Government Help

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Musicians in Kenya want a law forcing radio stations to play 70 percent local music. Nigeria and South Africa have similar rules. But this kind of protectionism could backfire.


Catholic Bishops In Kenya Call For A Boycott Of Polio Vaccines

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Africa marks one year without polio on Tuesday. But there are now concerns in Kenya, where bishops have declared a boycott of the vaccine on the eve of a WHO polio vaccination campaign.


Burundi's Former Intelligence Chief Assassinated

Monday, August 03, 2015

The killing was a surgical strike that many believe was carried out by members of the military. Many worry that if the army is pulled into political divisions, the country is headed toward civil war.


President Obama Addresses African Union In Ethiopia

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

President Obama addressed the African Union in Ethiopia on Tuesday, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to do so. He encouraged African leaders to end political corruption.