Eyder Peralta

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Ethiopian Ethnic Group Votes On Whether Its Region Should Secede

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Ethiopia is a hugely diverse nation home to hundreds of ethnic groups. A vote for independence by one of those groups could lead to secession demands elsewhere and test the nation's federalist system.

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African Union Fires Ambassador To U.S.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The African Union fired its U.S. ambassador this month. Her supporters say it was because of her anti-colonial speeches. However, a recent AU internal report alleges abuse of funds and office.

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Leaders In South Sudan Again Postpone Creating Unity Government

Monday, November 11, 2019

The ongoing attempt to form a unity government in South Sudan is again failing to meet a deadline — it's been pushed back 100 days. The U.S. is upset but can do little about it.

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This Congolese Doctor Discovered Ebola But Never Got Credit For It — Until Now

Monday, November 04, 2019

Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe first confronted a mysterious, bloody disease in 1976. But credit for the discovery went to Belgian researchers.

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Faces Protests After Activist's Late-Night Standoff

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Less than two weeks after drawing international praise, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is struggling with unrest at home as his tenuous ally, Jawar Mohammed, alleges a plot against him.

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Forget About The Tap: A City Of 2 Million Has Virtually No Running Water

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Democratic Republic of Congo is the scene of the world's second deadliest Ebola outbreak. But in the city of Goma, some 250 miles from the hot zone, residents have other concerns.

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Residents In Goma Are Struggling To Gather Water While Fighting Ebola

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Congolese city of Goma sits on the giant Lake Kivu. But the city has been without running water for years. Residents talk about the challenge of gathering water when they're also fighting Ebola.

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 11, 2019

The Nobel Peace Prize committee awarded this year's prize to Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. He was recognized for brokering piece with Eritrea, Ethiopia's northern neighbor.

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Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed Wins the Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 11, 2019

Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister for Ethiopia won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

In Zimbabwe, Doctors Are Taking To The Streets To Strike Over Diminishing Pay

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

When Robert Mugabe was ousted in 2017, Zimbabweans thought the new administration would right the economic ruin. But instead, life has gotten worse. Doctors are striking over diminishing pay.

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The Legacy Of Robert Mugabe

Monday, September 16, 2019

Zimbabwe remembers Robert Mugabe, its liberator and longtime tyrant, and looks ahead at more troubled times.

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Why Zimbabwe Is Again In A Deep Economic Crisis

Monday, September 16, 2019

The people of Zimbabwe used to say that things would get better once longtime leader Robert Mugabe was no longer alive. Now, they see a future after Mugabe as more of the same.

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Leaders Gather For Mugabe Funeral

Saturday, September 14, 2019

A memorial is taking place Saturday for former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. He leaves behind a complicated legacy.

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Robert Mugabe's Remains Arrive In Zimbabwe For Public Viewing, Thousands Attend

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Emotional crowds and scuffles greet the arrival of the remains of Zimbabwe's late leader Robert Mugabe. People remembered him as a liberator and as a tyrant who left the country's economy in shambles.

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In Congo, Ebola Is Just One More Thing To Worry About

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

For a variety of reasons, the people in eastern Congo are skeptical about the international efforts to quash the Ebola crisis that has claimed 2,000 lives so far.

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Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's First President, Dies At 95

Friday, September 06, 2019

Zimbabwe's first president Robert Mugabe died Friday at 95. He was the only ruler the nation had known for nearly 30 years after taking power at independence from Britain in 1980.

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Dozens Arrested In Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

In South Africa, riots have spread across the country's most populous region. Rioters are targeting foreigners, marking an escalation in xenophobic attacks.

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Why The Ebola Response Is A Success In Goma — But Not Elsewhere In Congo

Friday, August 30, 2019

What's working in this city of 2 million people, and why hasn't it worked in other parts of the country? The outbreak in Congo has now claimed 2,000 lives and is the second biggest in history.

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The Massive Effort To Halt Ebola In Congo

Friday, August 30, 2019

When Ebola spread to the eastern city of Goma in July, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak an international crisis. We look at what is being done to keep Ebola from spreading.

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In Congo, Even Ebola Can't Stop Lovers From Dancing

Monday, August 19, 2019

The city of Goma is trying to keep the Ebola outbreak at bay. But as night falls, Congolese rumba fills the air, and people dance close together.

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