Eyder Peralta

Eyder Peralta appears in the following:

After Decades Of Islamic Law, Sudan Examines Women's Role In Society

Thursday, May 16, 2019

In Sudan, women are at the forefront of popular protests that toppled a longstanding autocrat. They are now challenging Sudan's version of Sharia, or Islamic law.

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Sudan's Artistic Awakening

Sunday, May 12, 2019

The 30-year rule of Omar al-Bashir is over. Now, new freedoms and popular empowerment are being accompanied by an artistic renaissance.

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Sudan Protesters Say They Will Not Leave Until Military Hands Over Power

Friday, May 03, 2019

Protests in Sudan culminated when a sit-in began at military headquarters in Khartoum in April. The full-frontal confrontation has suddenly become a celebration of freedom few have experienced.

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Protesters Demand Sudan Transition To A Civilian Government

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Opposition and military leaders are in talks about Sudan's transition. Demonstrators want a civilian government. The military doesn't appear ready to relinquish power.

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Sudan Military Rulers Meet With Opposition Leaders Who Demand A Transition Of Power

Monday, April 29, 2019

Demonstrators in Sudan continue protests in front of the military headquarters in Khartoum as opposition leaders meet with military rulers to discuss a handover to civilian power.

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After Nearly 30 Years In Power, Sudan's Autocratic Leader Is Out In A Military Coup

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Sudan's military deposed longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir. His ouster comes after months of demonstrations by Sudanese angered by a spike in the cost of living and broad anti-government protests.

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Kenyan Government Threatens To Close Dadaab Refugee Camp

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Government officials in Kenya reportedly are again threatening to close Dadaab, which is one of the world's largest refugee camps. Should the camp close, the fate of the refugees is unclear.

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U.N. Makes Emergency Appeal For $282 Million To Help Cyclone Victims In Mozambique

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Cyclone Idai left nearly 2 million people in need of aid, according to humanitarian agencies. The United Nations is making an emergency appeal for $282 million to help the victims in Mozambique.

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Aid Has Begun To Reach The Areas Hardest Hit By Cyclone Idai In Africa

Friday, March 22, 2019

A week after a powerful cyclone tore across southeast Africa, the death toll is still uncertain and could rise. Aid workers are trying to reach submerged villages which lack drinking water and food.

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U.S. Airstrikes In Somalia May Amount To War Crimes, Says Rights Group

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

A new report by Amnesty International alleges that the U.S. killed at least 14 people in five different airstrikes in Somalia. The U.S. says it has never killed or injured a civilian.

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Rights Group Challenges U.S. On Somali Civilians Killed In Drone Attacks

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Amnesty International reports that U.S. drone strikes in Somalia have killed civilians. U.S. Africa command denies that, and says the advocacy group has bought into Al-Shabab's propaganda.

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Cyclone Leaves A Trail Of Death And Destruction In South Africa

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Southern Africa was hit by a cyclone that tore across the region destroying communities, a vital port, roads and bridges. Hundreds died. Mozambique's president says the death toll may exceed 1,000.

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The Latest On A Deadly Cyclone That Ripped Through Southern Africa

Monday, March 18, 2019

A powerful cyclone tore across southern Africa late last week and the scale of destruction is only now becoming clear. Mozambique's president says as many as a thousand people may have died.

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Boeing 737 Max 8 Crash Puts Ethiopian Airlines In The Spotlight

Friday, March 15, 2019

The airline has been operating for more than 75 years, and it's become Africa's largest airline in terms of destinations, passengers carried and revenue. It suffered a blow with a deadly crash.

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Ethiopian Airlines Crash Leaves 35 Countries Mourning

Monday, March 11, 2019

People from 35 countries died when an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed Sunday Many on board the doomed flight worked for United Nations agencies and were headed to a conference in Nairobi.

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Investigators Look Into What Caused Ethiopian Airlines Flight To Crash

Monday, March 11, 2019

The jet crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday killing all 157 people on board. It's the second deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 jet in five months — raising questions about the plane's safety.

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157 Killed In Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Sunday, March 10, 2019

All 157 people aboard an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner died in a crash Sunday, shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa. The victims are from more than 30 different countries including the U.S.

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Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes

Sunday, March 10, 2019

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 MAX has crashed outside Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board.

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Reporter's Notebook: Africa Holds Lessons For Venezuela

Saturday, March 09, 2019

Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Eyder Peralta usually covers Africa for NPR. After reporting recently in Venezuela, he describes parallels he saw with popular movements facing government repression.

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Ethiopian Family Has Hand-Fed Packs Of Hyenas For Decades

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Hyenas are often portrayed as ruthless creatures. But a family in Ethiopia has been hand-feeding packs of hyenas for decades.

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