Eyder Peralta

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Ugandans Nurse Scars From Disputes With Decades-Old Regime

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Opposition lawmaker and musician Bobi Wine returned to Uganda from the U.S. where he was being treated for injuries after a beating by presidential guards. In a country full of anger, what's next?

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Ugandan Opposition Lawmaker Met With Large Military Presence Upon Arrival Back Home

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Ugandan pop star and opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine returned to his homeland Thursday where he was met with a massive military presence aimed at choking off any protests in support.

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Kenyan Runner Eliud Kipchog Breaks World Marathon Record In Berlin

Monday, September 17, 2018

Two hours, one minute and 39 seconds. That's what it took Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge to break the world marathon record last weekend in Berlin.

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Scientist In Botswana Finds 87 Dead Elephants That Were Killed By Poachers

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

A scientist conducting a survey of elephants in Botswana found the carcasses of 87 elephants killed by poachers. The discovery points to a crisis in what is considered an elephant sanctuary in Africa.

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Following Disputed Election, Mnangagwa Sworn In As Zimbabwe's President

Monday, August 27, 2018

President Emmerson Mnangagwa delivered a conciliatory speech in which he promised to govern for "all Zimbabweans." The opposition leader insisted that Mnangagwa was illegitimate.

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Zimbabwe Court Upholds Presidential Election Of Emmerson Mnangagwa

Friday, August 24, 2018

Emmerson Mnangagwa will be Zimbabwe's next president, and only the second person to hold that title since the nation's independence in 1980. The constitutional court unanimously upheld his narrow victory in last month's election.

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Zimbabwe Electoral Court Ruling To Decide Presidential Victor

Friday, August 24, 2018

The electoral court is scheduled to rule Friday on an opposition challenge to last month's presidential results. The decision will determine who will be inaugurated as the country's second president.

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Zimbabwe Court To Rule On Opposition Party's Challenge To Presidential Election

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Zimbabwe's constitutional court must rule by Friday on a challenge to last month's historic presidential elections. The opposition claims "gross mathematical errors" in the victory by the ruling party incumbent.

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In Zimbabwe, All Eyes Are On The Constitutional Court

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

On Wednesday, the court hears the opposition's challenge to the recent presidential election. The Movement for Democratic Change narrowly lost to the incumbent and alleges "gross mathematical errors."

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Protesters Demand Release Of Uganda's Leading Opposition Politician

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Uganda's opposition legislator has been in detention for more than a week after leading a demonstration against longtime ruler President Yoweri Museveni. His supporters are rallying for his release.

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Uganda Police Open Fire On Protesters Demanding Release Of Opposition Lawmaker

Monday, August 20, 2018

In Uganda, protests are growing over the continued detention of pop singer and opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine. Security forces opened fire against demonstrators seeking Wine's release.

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Outbreak Of Ebola Virus In Conflict-Ridden Congo Worsens

Monday, August 20, 2018

An outbreak in the eastern area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is posing an unprecedented challenge for health workers. The remote region is volatile — making access difficult.

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1 Man Killed In Uganda After Clash Between Presidential Guards And Opposition Supporters

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

In Uganda, a deadly showdown between opposition supporters and members of the president's entourage ended with a leading opposition politician in detention and his driver dead.

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Zimbabwe Cracks Down On Opposition After Disputed Presidential Election

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Tendai Biti, a leading opposition member, sought asylum in the neighboring Zambia, but his request was denied and he was detained by police. Now, he's out on bail.

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Emmerson Mnangagwa Wins Zimbabwe's Presidential Election

Friday, August 03, 2018

After days of increasingly restive waiting, official vote tallies have been released in the country's presidential race. The incumbent won but the opposition says the vote was rigged.

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Zimbabwe Presidential Election Results Underway

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Zimbabwe announces the results of its historic but controversial presidential election. The voting was Monday and has been followed by a government crackdown on demonstrations.

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Election Violence Turns Deadly In Zimbabwe

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Voters still await an official answer about who won the presidential election — and suspicion of wrongdoing has gathered intensity in the capital city's streets, where violence erupted Wednesday.

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At Least 3 Dead Following Unrest In Zimbabwe

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

In Zimbabwe, at least three people are dead after the military cracked down on protesters asking for a fair count of votes in Monday's presidential election.

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Unrest Breaks Out In Harare

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Fallout from the elections in Zimbabwe appears to be getting violent. Security forces in the capital Harare have been confronting protesters with tear gas and gunfire.

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Zimbabwe Holds First Elections Since Ousting Of Robert Mugabe

Monday, July 30, 2018

Zimbabwe held its first elections since the ouster of longtime ruler Robert Mugabe on Monday. The vote went smoothly and people hope the peace will continue as results come in.

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