Eyder Peralta

Eyder Peralta appears in the following:

Kenya has a new president after a more transparent — but still contentious — election

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Kenya has inaugurated William Ruto as president. The Christian leader has humble roots as a chicken seller.

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Tigrayan rebels accept ceasefire and say they're ready for peace talks

Monday, September 12, 2022

For nearly two years, bloody conflict has raged in northern Ethiopia. Is the Tigrayan rebels' offer to take part in ceasefire talks with the Ethiopian Government cause for hope?

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William Ruto wins in Kenya's presidential election

Monday, August 15, 2022

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto wins the country's presidential election in a tightly fought race.

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William Ruto is declared the winner of Kenya's presidential election

Monday, August 15, 2022

The elections had been hailed as step forward for Kenyan democracy, with politicians focused on economic issues rather than tribal mobilization. Across Nairobi, scenes of celebration mixed with anger.

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There are still no official results in Kenya's presidential election

Friday, August 12, 2022

While Kenyans wait for the final results, the electoral commission has done something new this year. It has posted some early results online but that seems to be causing confusion.

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Kenyans face a tense wait for the results of Tuesday's presidential election

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

The presidential election in Kenya drew low voter turnout on Tuesday pitting opposition leader Raila Odinga against Deputy President William Ruto, among other candidates.

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Voters cast their ballots in Kenyan presidential election with low turnout

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

The presidential election in Kenya drew low voter turnout on Tuesday pitting opposition leader Raila Odinga against Deputy President William Ruto.

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With many voters discouraged, turnout was low for Kenya's presidential election

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Kenyans are going to the polls Tuesday to elect a new president. The two front runners are familiar names in the East African nation.

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In Kenya, promises of marijuana paradise electrify the electorate

Monday, August 08, 2022

One of Kenya's presidential candidates is promising to legalize weed. His long-shot campaign has entertained, but it might also mark a different kind of politics for the East African nation.

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Kenya's pro-pot presidential candidate

Sunday, August 07, 2022

One of Kenya's presidential candidates is promising to legalize weed. His long-shot campaign has entertained, but it might also mark a different kind of politics for the East African nation.

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The run up to Kenya's election is messier than normal. Voters wonder if it's for show

Thursday, August 04, 2022

Ahead of an election next Tuesday, Kenya's presidential race has been full of twists and turns that have shocked voters.

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The Ethiopian government has jailed tens of thousands in a countrywide crackdown

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Conflict and fear have taken its toll on freedom of speech in Ethiopia, a country that was once heralded as an African powerhouse with a bright future.

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When there's drought, African governments urged to act before there's famine

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

A drought is pounding the Horn of Africa. How can the region recover from this one, and are some small-scale solutions to the challenges of drought and famine staring governments in the face?

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A song by reggae star Teddy Afro confronts Ethiopia's prime minister

Thursday, July 07, 2022

Ethiopia's most popular musician Teddy Afro recently released a song criticizing the country's prime minister. And while the singer never mentions the prime minister by name, the implication is clear.

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The case of the incredible shrinking fritter: A report from Kenya's street stalls

Saturday, July 02, 2022

Inflation — fueled by the pandemic, the war in Ukraine and local issues — has made everything more expensive, including the oil used to fry street food. Here's how vendors and customers are coping.

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More than 200 civilians have reportedly been killed in an ethnic attack in Ethiopia

Monday, June 20, 2022

There are reports of an attack in the Ethiopia's Oromia region leading to scores of deaths. Yet details of what happened are hard to verify.

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Countries in the Horn of Africa are experiencing the worst drought in 40 years

Sunday, June 19, 2022

Hunger and drought are overwhelming the Horn of Africa again, threatening a humanitarian catastrophe and a warning from aid agencies of an "explosion of child deaths."

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Gas and food prices are rising in Kenya, too, driven by the war in Ukraine

Friday, June 10, 2022

Inflation is the talk of the town in Nairobi, Kenya, just like it is in the United States. From gas to food to soap, here's how one African country is feeling the impact of the war in Ukraine.

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Operation Dudula movement highlights xenophobia in South Africa

Tuesday, June 07, 2022

How anti immigration sentiment in South Africa's townships has spilled over into xenophobic violence and spawned the birth of a populist movement called Operation Dudula.

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Drought and soaring food prices from Ukraine war leave millions in Africa starving

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

A report finds 23 million people are experiencing extreme hunger in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, which face their worst drought in 40 years. Food prices hit record highs after Russia attacked Ukraine.

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