Eyder Peralta

Eyder Peralta appears in the following:

Khadija Abdullahi Daleys, Mother Of Somali Music, Dies At 82

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

One of Somalia's most legendary singers has died. Khadija Abdullahi Daleys was known as the mother of Somali music, and we have an appreciation.

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Critics Of Tanzania's President Say He's Moved Country Toward Authoritarianism

Thursday, January 04, 2018

John Magufuli is the reformer Tanzania needs — a no-nonsense guy who has reined in corruption and profligate spending. But Tanzania's president also has a dark side. He has silenced his opposition and eroded basic freedoms of speech and of the press.

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Ethiopia Says It Will Free All Of Its Political Prisoners

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

It's a turnaround for a government that has cracked down on dissent — and had not even admitted that it held political prisoners. The prime minister said a notorious prison would be closed.

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Hear The Unique Soundscape Of Tanzania's Largest City

Monday, December 25, 2017

The sound of most East African cities is dominated by a few things: motorcycles, buses, and shouts from street vendors. But in Tanzania's largest city the soundscape is dominated by something unexpected.

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News Brief: Senate And House Republicans Agree On Tax Bill, FCC To Repeal Net Neutrality

Thursday, December 14, 2017

House and Senate Republicans have hammered out details of a final tax overhaul bill. Also, the FCC is set to repeal net neutrality rules, and an update on Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers who were killed.

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U.N. Peacekeepers Honored In Tanzania

Thursday, December 14, 2017

On Thursday in Tanzania, the bodies of 14 United Nations peacekeepers killed last week in Democratic Republic of the Congo have been honored in a ceremony.

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Security Tightened In Kenya For President Kenyatta's Swearing-In

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Following a prolonged and violent presidential election that had to be rerun after a court rejected the initial results, Kenya's incumbent president was sworn-in for a second term.

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Why Kenya's Tea-Growing Highlands Didn't Experience Election Chaos, Violence

Monday, November 27, 2017

Kenya's long drawn-out presidential election riled the half of the country that supported the opposition contender. But for those who supported the incumbent winner, including those who live in Kenya's tea-growing highlands, the election offers stability.

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Kenya's Supreme Court Upholds Presidential Election Results

Monday, November 20, 2017

Kenya's supreme court dismissed challenges to last month's rerun of the presidential election, meaning incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta will be sworn in as president for a second term. This prompted a violent reaction from opposition supporters.

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Kenya's Supreme Court Election Ruling Expected To Anger Opposition

Monday, November 20, 2017

The court threw out a challenge to the constitutionality of last month's re-do of the presidential election. This means Uhuru Kenyatta, who won re-election, will be sworn in as president.

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Post-Election Unrest In Kenya Also Stems From Tribe Tensions

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Violence has been on the rise in Kenya on the eve of an important Supreme Court ruling about that country's presidential election.

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Post-Election Violence Continues In Kenya, As Opposition Leader Returns

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Politically-fueled violence has broken out in Kenya again. Several people were killed in clashes between demonstrators and security services as opposition leader Raila Odinga returned home.

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Kenyans Experience Deadly Violence Before Supreme Court Decision

Friday, November 17, 2017

Police opened fire with tear gas and possibly bullets on thousands of Kenyans who turned out to welcome home opposition leader Raila Odinga.

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Unrest In Nairobi After Kenya's President Wins Election Rerun

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

After annulling and rerunning its presidential election, Kenya's incumbent president was announced its next president. What now? Can Kenya's leaders repair the tribal animosities that heightened during this extended election process?

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Kenya Declares President Kenyatta Winner Of Disputed Election

Monday, October 30, 2017

President Uhuru Kenyatta received more than 90 percent of the vote in an election that has sparked violence and rekindled the deep tribal divisions that mark politics in Kenya.

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Kenya's Opposition Unites With Theme Song

Friday, October 27, 2017

Kenya's long election season has been marred by conflict. But there is at least one bright spot: The opposition theme song that has kept everyone dancing.

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Re-Run Of Kenya's Presidential Elections Marred By Violence

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The do-over election took place despite the electoral chief saying the polls couldn't be free and fair, and the opposition candidate boycotting the vote.

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Opposition Leader Raila Odinga On Kenya's Election

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

We talk with Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, who says he will sit out of a planned re-election on Thursday. Kenya's top court ordered a new election after overturning an earlier vote.

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In Kenya, Much Of The Election Chaos And Violence Stems From Tribal Divisions

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Kenya's presidential elections have been marked by a murder, deadly protests and a historic Supreme Court decision. But the thing underlying all of the chaos and discord is tribalism.

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Somali Community Takes Stock Of Truck Bombing That Killed Hundreds

Monday, October 23, 2017

It's been a little more than a week since a truck bomb exploded in the middle of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, killing more than 350 people. Some hope the attack will unite Somalis.

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