Eyder Peralta

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Amid Dwindling Supplies, Africans Are Trapped In China's Coronavirus Epicenter

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Africans living in Wuhan province are stranded in China. Most African governments have told their citizens that they will not evacuate them out of areas stricken by the coronavirus.

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In Kenya, A Rise In Attacks By Islamist Al-Shabab Insurgents

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Kenya has seen an uptick in the number of attacks by Islamist al-Shabab insurgents, including on a base housing U.S. troops. That has left Kenyans in the northeast of the country very nervous.

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The Men Who Are Boycotting Valentine's Day In Kenya

Friday, February 14, 2020

Valentine's Day would seem a strange date for men-only events, but in Kenya, relations between the sexes are so fraught the males are running to the safe spaces of men's empowerment conferences.

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Ousted Leader Of Sudan To Face War Crimes Charges In The Hague

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Sudan has agreed to hand over former President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court at The Hague to face genocide and war crimes charges stemming from the war in Darfur.

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In Kenya, A Rise In Attacks By Islamist Al-Shabab Insurgents

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Kenya has seen an uptick in the number of attacks by Islamist al-Shabab insurgents, including on a base housing U.S. troops. That has left Kenyans in the northeast of the country very nervous.

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With Plenty Of Trade With China, African Countries Fear Coronavirus Spreading

Monday, February 10, 2020

The extensive trade links between China and Africa have raised worries about the spread of coronavirus to the continent. African officials admit they're ill-prepared to deal with a major outbreak.

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Ethiopia Reflects On Its Founding Father's Triumphant, Bloody Legacy

Saturday, February 08, 2020

Menelik II fought off Italians bent on taking his empire, but also oppressed and enslaved ethnic and religious minorities. The victims' descendants are wary of attempts to make him a unifying figure.

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Africa's Famous Elephant Big Tim Dies At 50

Thursday, February 06, 2020

Big Tim, one of the most famous elephants in Africa, has died of natural causes in Kenya. He lived an improbably long life, surviving wounds inflicted by poachers.

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Daniel Arap Moi, Kenya's Longtime Strongman, Dies At 95

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Moi ruled Kenya for nearly a quarter century from 1978 to 2002, a period marked by repression, widespread corruption and economic stagnation.

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Mango Season Adds Flavor To Kenya's Njaanuary

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

January is a tough month in Kenya as people's wallets recover from the holidays. The month is known as Njaanuary — or hungry January. But at least there are mangoes. Loads of them.

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Giant Swarm Of Locusts From Middle East Now Threatening Kenya's Farms

Monday, January 27, 2020

The biggest swarm of locusts in decades has chomped its way around a swath of the Middle East, South Asia and Africa — and is now devouring crops in Kenya.

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3 Americans Killed In Al-Shabab Attack In Kenya

Monday, January 06, 2020

A U.S. service member and two Defense Department contractors were killed Sunday when the terrorist organization al-Shabab attacked a Kenyan airfield used by both Kenyan and U.S. forces.

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Largest Plague Of Locusts In A Quarter Century Hits Africa And Middle East

Friday, January 03, 2020

The worst locust infestation in a quarter century has struck wide areas of Africa and the Middle East, endangering populations that are already living on the edge.

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Somalia Bombing Kills At Least 79

Saturday, December 28, 2019

A vehicle bomb exploded at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, killing at least 79 people.

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U.S. Recalls Ambassador To Zambia

Thursday, December 26, 2019

The State Department has recalled the U.S. ambassador to Zambia, who faced a backlash from the host government after defending LGBT rights.

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News Brief: Homeless Crisis In LA, Netanyahu Primary Challenge, Zambia

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Homelessness has reached crisis levels in Los Angeles. Also, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a primary challenge and the State Department recalled the U.S. ambassador to Zambia.

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Eritrean Soccer Players Disappear During Trip

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Seven members of Eritrea's national soccer team have disappeared after playing in a regional championship in Uganda. It's the latest in a string of defections by Eritrean players in recent years.

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Can A Unified Ethiopia Exist Under The Country's Current Constitution?

Friday, December 13, 2019

Ethiopia's 1995 constitution created states based on ethnicity and promised elections to any that could meet the standards. Now concerns are growing that the nation could fracture along ethnic lines.

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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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