Eyder Peralta

Eyder Peralta appears in the following:

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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Kenyan President Wins Re-Election But The Opposition Still Has Doubts

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Kenya's incumbent president immediately offered an olive branch to the opposition after his re-election was made official. But his challenger is digging in on claims that the vote was rigged.

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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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Kenyan Presidential Challenger Alleges Voter Fraud

Thursday, August 10, 2017

At least five people have been killed after riots broke out in Kenya following Tuesday's election. Presidential challenger Raila Odinga claimed there was massive voter fraud.

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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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Kenyan Opposition Leader Contests Early Presidential Election Results

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Unofficial results in Kenya's presidential election put the incumbent in the lead by a healthy margin and his challenger is claiming fraud. Opposition leader Raila Odinga is claiming an elaborate hacking scheme that involves last week's torture and murder of a top election official. The election commission says it will investigate the charge.

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Opposition Disputes Early Results In Kenyan Election

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Kenyans voted for their next president in an election overshadowed by ethnic tensions. A disputed vote a decade ago resulted in 1,200 deaths as tribal allegiances resulted in bloodletting.

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After Campaign Full Of Drama, Kenyans Head To Polls

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Kenyans are choosing between their current president Uhuru Kenyatta and the perennial opposition figure Raila Odinga in what is likely the last breath of a rivalry born at independence

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Kenyans Will Vote For A New President Amid Fears Of Election Violence

Monday, August 07, 2017

Kenyan democracy — often accompanied by violence — is tested Tuesday with elections for president and parliament. The president faces a longtime rival over issues including corruption and the economy.

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What Kenyan Voters Want Ahead Of Election Day

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Kenya will hold elections for president this Tuesday. Amid the campaigning, many Kenyans are anxious about their future. The country has a history of electoral violence.

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Rwanda's Kagame Has Ushered In Peace And Progress, And Crushed Dissent

Friday, August 04, 2017

Paul Kagame has led Rwanda for 17 years and won re-election Friday. Many consider him a national hero for ending a genocide. But he's ruled with an iron fist and silenced all opposition.

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Election Likely To Extend Rwandan President Kagame's Long Rule

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Paul Kagame will almost surely be re-elected on Friday. But the towering figure who brought order to the country also has instilled fear in those who might speak out against him.

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Filmmaker Dreams Of A Romantic Comedy Set In Rwanda

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Rwanda is not exactly the kind of set you might imagine for a romantic comedy. But one filmmaker is dreaming of laughing and falling in love in a country still living in the shadow of genocide.

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As The Climate Changes, Kenyan Herders Find Centuries-Old Way Of Life In Danger

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Nomadic herders in Kenya's northwest are having to move farther afield as sustained drought fundamentally changes the landscape. The result: no grasses for their herds.

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Trump Administration Will Lift U.S. Sanctions On Sudan

Sunday, July 09, 2017

For two decades the U.S. imposed trade and financial sanctions on Sudan, saying it was responsible for carrying out a genocide. The move to lift sanctions was initiated by the Obama administration.

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In Rwanda, July 4 Isn't Independence Day — It's Liberation Day

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

It's a national holiday commemorating the day in 1994 when the killing stopped, marking the end of a 100-day genocide that left nearly a million Rwandans dead.

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Liberation Day: What July 4 Means To Rwanda

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

There's another country that marks July 4: the African nation of Rwanda. July 4 was named the day the killing stopped in 1994, marking an end to a 100-day genocide that killed nearly 1 million people.

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I Spent 4 Days In Jail In South Sudan. I Won't Stop Reporting On The Crisis There

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

NPR's East Africa correspondent Eyder Peralta was seized by armed men and imprisoned without charge just after he'd been given permission to report in South Sudan, ravaged by civil war since 2013.

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