Eyder Peralta

Eyder Peralta appears in the following:

Kenya Braced For The Worst. The Worst Didn't Happen. Why?

Friday, September 18, 2020

The case count — and death toll — during the pandemic have been surprisingly low. And last Sunday, people were out and about in Nairobi's parks. Researchers are trying to figure out what happened.

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Two Sets Of Elephant Twins Born Amid Elephant Baby Boom In Kenya

Friday, September 11, 2020

With good rains for the past two years in Kenya, Amboseli National Park has seen an elephant baby boom, including two rare sets of twins.

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Man Who Inspired 'Hotel Rwanda' Faces Cruel Treatment In Custody, Lawyers Say

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Lawyers for Paul Rusesabagina, who is portrayed as a hero in the film Hotel Rwanda, say their client faces cruel treatment in custody in Rwanda. Rusesabagina is facing terrorism charges.

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Rwanda Arrests The Man Who Inspired The Hollywood Film 'Hotel Rwanda'

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed in the film Hotel Rwanda as the hero who saved fellow Rwandans during the 1994 genocide, has been arrested and charged by his government with terrorism.

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Africa Is Declared Officially Free Of The Wild Poliovirus

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Health authorities have declared the African continent free of the wild poliovirus — no cases have been reported there in four years.

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ISIS-Affiliated Fighters Take Control Of A Strategic Port In Mozambique

Friday, August 21, 2020

While the Islamic State group has receded from the headlines out of Syria and Iraq, fighters claiming ISIS affiliation have seized a strategic port in Mozambique.

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Looking For A Comfort Drink For The Pandemic? Kenyans Love Their Fruity, Gingery Dawa

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Called dawa and sold by street vendors, the concoctions have become so popular that they've driven up the price of lemons and limes.

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Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Resigns After Soldiers Mutiny

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

In West Africa, the president of Mali has been ousted by a military coup — following months of protests. He officially resigned, surrounded by troops.

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President Of Mali Resigns After Soldiers Mutiny

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Soldiers reportedly detain President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita after surrounding his residence following months of protests in the West African nation.

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Why Has The Price Of Lemons Doubled In Kenya?

Monday, August 17, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a demand for certain items: from toilet paper to masks. In Kenya, it's lemons.

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South Africa Has One Of The World's Largest Caseloads Despite A Slow Pandemic Start

Monday, August 03, 2020

South Africa — once a model for an effective coronavirus response — is now the country with the fifth-largest caseload in the world.

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Coronavirus Around The World: How Countries Are Coping With COVID-19 Surges

Friday, July 17, 2020

A look around the globe shows other countries - Brazil, South Africa, Iraq - are in turmoil as the relentless coronavirus pandemic takes its toll.

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Sudan Introduces Wide-Reaching Reforms To Move Away From Strict Islamist Rule

Monday, July 13, 2020

Sudan has upended decades of strict Islamist governance by spiking apostasy laws and making female genital mutilation illegal. In addition, it will allow non-Muslims to drink alcohol.

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South Africa Introduces Alcohol Ban And Curfew As Coronavirus Surges

Monday, July 13, 2020

The country has more than 276,000 cases, surpassing Italy, Spain and other hard-hit nations. President Cyril Ramaphosa says the worst is yet to come.

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As Kenya Keeps Schools Shut, Teen Pregnancies Are Rising

Saturday, July 11, 2020

The country's schools are closed until January as the coronavirus surges. Meanwhile, officials say there's an increase in underage expecting mothers.

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Kenyan Health Workers Manage COVID-19, HIV In Nairobi

Thursday, July 09, 2020

An HIV outreach worker makes the rounds in a slum in Nairobi, Kenya, checking that clients are taking their medication and doing what they can to protect themselves against the coronavirus.

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Pandemic Takes A Huge Toll On Kenya's Middle Class

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

A growing middle class became a symbol of progress on the African continent. But the pandemic has hit Kenya's middle class hard, reducing many to selling vegetables to feed their families.

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Thousands Take To The Streets In Ethiopia After The Killing Of A Popular Singer

Thursday, July 02, 2020

The killing of Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, a popular singer and activist, Monday has unleashed violent protests in Ethiopia. It has also brought a simmering political crisis to a boil.

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2nd-Deadliest Ebola Outbreak In History Declared Over

Friday, June 26, 2020

Just as Congo was about to celebrate the eradication of Ebola in one of the biggest ever outbreaks, the virus has cropped up elsewhere in the country.

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Countries Balance Needed Tourism With Coronavirus Concerns

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Nations that are heavily dependent on tourism are trying to walk a fine line between the need to reopen their beaches and resorts and the risk of importing more cases of the coronavirus.

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