Eyder Peralta

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Environmentalists Are At Odds With Kenya's Government Over Rail Line

Monday, February 20, 2017

Kenya's government wants to run a rail line across Nairobi National Park. Environmentalists are against the plan. The government says the line will use a platform above the park to lesson its impact.

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Somalia Elects Popular And Least Corrupt Candidate As President

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Somalia has been functioning without an effective government for decades. The new President unseated the incumbent in a surprise upset, raising questions about who he is and what lies ahead.

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Kenyan Court Rules Government Must Not Close Refugee Camp

Thursday, February 09, 2017

A Kenyan court has ruled the government must not close the world's largest refugee camp, which houses some 300,000 people, many of them from Somalia.

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With Travel Ban On Hold, Somali Refugees Take Off For The U.S.

Thursday, February 09, 2017

For the first time since President Trump's travel ban went into place, Somali refugees are leaving Kenya for the United States. A court has put the ban on hold.

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In Somalia, Presidential Election Underscores Government Corruption

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Somalia's parliament has chosen a new president, but the bribery-tainted process underscores why the country's failed government has been weak to resist Islamist militants.

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Somalia Chooses A New President Under Heavy Security

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Somali members of parliament are choosing a new president today, under tight security in the capital Mogadishu.

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In Kenya, Trump Gives 'Parliament Of The Common Man' Hope

Monday, February 06, 2017

In a small corner of Nairobi, where men gather to talk politics, President Trump is adored. They view him with hope that populism and the will of the people can be respected in a democracy.

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Kenyan Bus Driver Speaks Out Against Everyday Corruption On Live TV

Saturday, February 04, 2017

In a television program, he told the president that he had to have $8 in his pocket every day to pay off the police — or face traffic tickets and towing.

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Kenyans Of Indian Descent Seek Greater Recognition

Saturday, February 04, 2017

In Kenya, citizens of Indian descent have often been seen as foreigners. Now there is a movement to change that. Asians, as they are called in Kenya, want to be recognized as the country's 44th tribe.

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'Only God And Trump Knows' Our Fate: A Dispatch From World's Largest Refugee Camp

Friday, February 03, 2017

With the stroke of a pen, the new U.S. president threw thousands of lives into disarray. At the Dadaab camp in Kenya, people who have been in the resettlement process for years were at a loss.

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Trump Travel Ban Forces Somalis To Remain At Kenya's Dadaab Camp

Friday, February 03, 2017

Thousands of Somali refugees headed for the U.S. face an uncertain future after President Trump's travel ban began. For decades, many have lived in the world's largest refugee camp in northeast Kenya.

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Kenya's Somali Refugees Face Uncertain Future After Trump Order

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Kenya is home to the world's largest refugee camp, Dadaab, which houses more than 280,000 people, mostly Somali. About 14,500 refugees were in the process of being screened to be resettled in the U.S. before President Trump's travel ban.

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In Kenya, Reproductive Clinics Fear Trump Policy's Detrimental Effects

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

President Trump's Mexico City policy will harm nonprofits providing healthcare for women. A USAID-funded clinic in Nairobi is afraid it will prevent it from helping Kenyan women in need of abortions.

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Gambia's Exiled President Accused Of Looting The Country's Coffers

Monday, January 23, 2017

Gambia's defeated leader has left the country, but it appears that he plundered the state coffers on his way out. The Democratically elected president is set to return from exile.

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Kenyan Politician Proposes Women Withhold Sex Until Men Register To Vote

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

"Deny them sex until they show you their voter's card," Mishi Mboko urges. The tactic is not new. Women have gone on sex strikes in the past to try to end wars and curb violence. But is it effective?

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The Doctors Aren't In At Kenya's Public Hospitals

Thursday, January 05, 2017

They went on strike a month ago, asking for a raise and better training and equipment. So far the government hasn't met their demands.

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You Say You're An American, But What If You Had To Prove It Or Be Deported?

Thursday, December 22, 2016

It's illegal for immigration officials to detain U.S. citizens. But an NPR analysis of public records found that in an eight-year period, some 1,500 people who were held turned out to be Americans.

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As Trump Dismisses CIA, Congress Looks To Confront Russian Cyberattacks

Sunday, December 11, 2016

A bipartisan group of senators tacitly rebuked President-elect Donald Trump in a statement Sunday on the CIA assessment that Russia used cyberattacks to influence the election.

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Ending 'Closest Governor's Race' In N.C. History, Pat McCrory Concedes

Monday, December 05, 2016

The incumbent McCrory conceded in a YouTube message just as the recount that he requested came to a conclusion. The state's Democratic attorney general, Roy Cooper, will be the state's 75th governor.

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In Victory For Protesters, Army Halts Construction On Dakota Pipeline

Sunday, December 04, 2016

The Army Corps of Engineers says it's denying a permit for building the oil pipeline right above the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The move comes after months of protests.

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