Eyder Peralta

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Orders Attack In Tigray Region

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Ethiopia's prime minister says he has ordered an attack on militia members in the Tigray region. This followed the expiration of a 72-hour ultimatum.

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Battle Over Ethiopia's Defiant Northwest Region Of Tigray Ramps Up

Monday, November 23, 2020

Ethiopia's prime minister has given the rebellious region a deadline to surrender or his forces would assault the capital. Fears of a humanitarian crisis grow.

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United Nations Sounds The Alarm On Humanitarian Crisis In Ethiopia

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The conflict in Ethiopia has prompted aid groups to sound the alarm on a deteriorating humanitarian situation as tens of thousands of Ethiopian refugees flee the fighting into neighboring Sudan.

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War Between Ethiopia And A Rival Regional Government Escalates

Monday, November 16, 2020

The conflict in Ethiopia shows no sign of abating and now risks dragging into neighboring Eritrea.

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What To Know About Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict

Friday, November 13, 2020

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordered a government offensive after accusing the Tigray People's Liberation Front of attacking Ethiopia's military. There are fears the conflict may escalate into civil war.

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Latest On A Military Conflict In Ethiopia

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Ethiopia's prime minister launched military operations in the country's northern region. This violent outbreak threatens to tip the country into a civil war. NPR discusses the origins of the conflict.

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Elections In 3 African Countries Raise Questions About Continent's Path To Democracy

Friday, November 06, 2020

As the U.S. awaits election results, Tanzania, Guinea and Ivory Coast are simmering in the aftermath of their elections, raising questions about whether democracy is in retreat in Africa.

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Ethiopia Edges Toward Civil War As Federal Government Orders Attack On Tigray Region

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said forces of the Tigray People's Liberation Front, which controls Ethiopia's north, had attacked a federal military base, requiring a counter-attack.

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Violence Erupts After Nigeria's Military Fires On Demonstrators

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Security forces in Nigeria again fired on protesters in Lagos. Amnesty International says 12 people were killed, and there are reports that there have been more deaths.

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'Hope Is Lost' As Police Open Fire On Pro-Reform Protesters In Lagos, Nigeria

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

The protests began about two weeks ago demanding an end to police brutality. Now, as one activist said, "it has become so many things for so many Nigerians." The government declared a 24-hour curfew.

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Nigerian Security Forces Open Fire On Protesters In Lagos

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

The largest protests in Nigeria in decades have shut down Lagos, Africa's largest city. For nearly two weeks, young people have been protesting police brutality and the lack of opportunity.

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Nigerian Security Forces Open Fire During Protest Against Police Brutality

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Nigerian security forces opened fire on protesters on Tuesday in Lagos, the country's largest city, after the demonstrators broke curfew and refused to clear the streets.

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Kenya Braced For The Worst. The Worst Didn't Happen. Why?

Friday, September 18, 2020

The case count — and death toll — during the pandemic have been surprisingly low. And last Sunday, people were out and about in Nairobi's parks. Researchers are trying to figure out what happened.

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Two Sets Of Elephant Twins Born Amid Elephant Baby Boom In Kenya

Friday, September 11, 2020

With good rains for the past two years in Kenya, Amboseli National Park has seen an elephant baby boom, including two rare sets of twins.

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Man Who Inspired 'Hotel Rwanda' Faces Cruel Treatment In Custody, Lawyers Say

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Lawyers for Paul Rusesabagina, who is portrayed as a hero in the film Hotel Rwanda, say their client faces cruel treatment in custody in Rwanda. Rusesabagina is facing terrorism charges.

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Rwanda Arrests The Man Who Inspired The Hollywood Film 'Hotel Rwanda'

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed in the film Hotel Rwanda as the hero who saved fellow Rwandans during the 1994 genocide, has been arrested and charged by his government with terrorism.

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Africa Is Declared Officially Free Of The Wild Poliovirus

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Health authorities have declared the African continent free of the wild poliovirus — no cases have been reported there in four years.

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ISIS-Affiliated Fighters Take Control Of A Strategic Port In Mozambique

Friday, August 21, 2020

While the Islamic State group has receded from the headlines out of Syria and Iraq, fighters claiming ISIS affiliation have seized a strategic port in Mozambique.

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Looking For A Comfort Drink For The Pandemic? Kenyans Love Their Fruity, Gingery Dawa

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Called dawa and sold by street vendors, the concoctions have become so popular that they've driven up the price of lemons and limes.

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Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Resigns After Soldiers Mutiny

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

In West Africa, the president of Mali has been ousted by a military coup — following months of protests. He officially resigned, surrounded by troops.

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