Eyder Peralta

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Why The Somalia Attack Is Being Compared To Sept. 11

Saturday, October 21, 2017

It's been a week since a massive truck bomb blew up the center of Mogadishu in Somalia. The blast that killed more than 350 is being compared to Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S.

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Kenyan Officials Say They Can't Guarantee Fair Process In Presidential Election

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Kenya's electoral confusion threatens to become a constitutional crisis. This comes as a senior electoral official resigned and fled to the U.S., saying the planned rerun of the presidential election in eight days is not guaranteed a fair process.

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Foreign Currency Crisis Tells The Story Of Angola's Economic Peril

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

One of Angola's biggest challenges is lack of foreign currency. The rich can't access dollars to build or even pay their expat workers. For the poor a ballooning Kwanza means basics are unaffordable.

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Somali Capital Mourns The Dead From One Of The Deadliest Attacks In Its History

Monday, October 16, 2017

More than 300 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, when a terror attack targeted a busy street on Saturday. Among the dead are a school bus full of children.

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Truck Bomb In Somalia's Capital Kills And Injures Hundreds Of People

Monday, October 16, 2017

The government's latest figures show more than 300 people were killed in Mogadishu in what is being described as one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the country's history.

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Somalia Hopes U.S. Will Step Up After Historically Deadly Bombing

Sunday, October 15, 2017

A truck bombing in Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, has left some 200 people dead. Analysts hope the historical attack will unite Somalis in the fight against the Islamist group al-Shabab.

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After Opposition Candidate Withdraws, Presidential Vote In Kenya Could Still Happen

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Kenya's opposition leader withdrew from the upcoming rerun of the recent presidential election, creating a constitutional crisis. Today, Kenya's courts allowed a distant contender to put his name on the ballot suggesting the Oct. 26 vote will happen.

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Plunging Kenya Into Crisis, Opposition Leader Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Raila Odinga, who had sought and won a re-run of the August presidential elections, said he could not be sure the new elections would be free and fair. So, he has decided not to run.

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'Something Amazing' In Angola: War Scraps Become Steel Beams For Rebuilding

Monday, October 09, 2017

Aceria de Angola is a company that is turning old weapons — rifles, tanks — into steel beams. It was founded by a baker, whose business was destroyed by the bloody civil war. But the spoils presented an opportunity.

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Angola Swears In First New President In 38 Years

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

For the first time in 38 years, Angola has someone other than José Eduardo dos Santos as its president. João Lourenço faces a challenge to bring change in a country struggling with an oil-dominated economy.

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Kenya's Supreme Court Anuls Presidential Election Results

Friday, September 01, 2017

In a surprise and historic ruling, Kenya's Supreme Court annulled the recent presidential elections and ordered a new vote to be held within the next 60 days.

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News Brief: Houston Update, DACA, Kenyan Court Calls For New Election

Friday, September 01, 2017

Some waters have receded in Houston and some people have returned to their homes, or what's left of them. Also, an update on the status of the DACA program for immigrants.

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Kenyan Court Calls For New Election

Friday, September 01, 2017

Kenya's Supreme Court has annulled Kenya's recent presidential election won by incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta, and says the country must hold a new election in 60 days.

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After Disputed Election, Raila Odinga Emerges As Dividing Figure In Kenya

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Raila Odinga is a singular figure in Kenya. Equally beloved and hated, he is seen as a founder of the country's democracy. But as he challenges presidential elections, he's also seen as the man who can throw the entire country into chaos.

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Love In A Time Of Urbanization: The Twofold Vulnerability Of An East African Pop Hit

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

"I Miss You" is a love song by Tanzanian superstar Diamond Platnumz. This song of the summer touches on a big social problem for a booming part of the African continent.

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Kenyans Wait For Resolution Nearly 2 Weeks After Elections

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Kenya's president won re-election but his inauguration is on hold pending a court ruling by his challenger. The opposition leader claims massive vote rigging which resulted in deadly violence.

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A Deadly Aftermath Of Kenya's Election

Saturday, August 12, 2017

In Kenya, police fired tear gas and bullets on demonstrators in slums around Nairobi. Kenya's commission on human rights says at least 24 people have been killed since Tuesday's presidential vote.

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Uhuru Kenyatta Declared Winner Of Contentious Kenyan Presidential Election

Friday, August 11, 2017

The election commission in Kenya says President Uhuru Kenyatta has won a second term, after his opponent disputed protested what he claimed was voter fraud.

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Kenyan Opposition Leader Continues To Spread Voter Fraud Claims After Election

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Kenya's presidential challenger is digging into his claim of massive voter fraud during this week's election. Election monitors have praised the polls as free and fair. Kenyan election officials dismiss the allegations of vote rigging as unfounded. But the claim is stirring deadly tension in the East African nation.

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Morning News Brief: Tillerson Tries To Tame Tensions, Guamanians React

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has struck a different tone than the president over a potential conflict with North Korea. Also, we look at the mood in Guam after threats from North Korea.

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