Eyder Peralta

Eyder Peralta appears in the following:

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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Zimbabwe Freedom Anthem Loses Its Meaning

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Last year a song about freedom became a rallying cry as Zimbabwe unseated longtime president Robert Mugabe. Now the anthem has become tainted by the lack of tangible change for people there.

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Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe Says He Won't Support His Old Party

Sunday, July 29, 2018

The nation's former ruler hinted he would vote for the leader of the opposition movement, telling reporters on Sunday, "I cannot vote for those who have tormented me."

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In Zimbabwe, Voters In Mugabe's Hometown Hold Opposition Rally

Thursday, July 26, 2018

As Zimbabwe holds its first election since the end of the four-decade rule of Robert Mugabe, people in Mugabe's hometown try to figure out what the election means for them.

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'I Am Calling Randomly To Say Hi': Eritreans, Ethiopians Phone Each Other Amid Thaw

Thursday, July 12, 2018

As Ethiopia and Eritrea declared peace, long-dead phone lines came alive. People spoke with relatives and strangers. "We will be family," an Eritrean told an Ethiopian who randomly dialed him.

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Ethiopia And Eritrea Declare End Of War

Monday, July 09, 2018

Ethiopia and Eritrea formally restored relations today, 20 years after a border war killed an estimated 80,000 people. The restoration of ties ends a cold war that separated neighbors and families.

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Why AFYA Is Focusing On Eradicating Rabies In Dogs In Rural Communities

Monday, June 25, 2018

When it comes to health much of the focus on the continent is on humans. But one organization is focusing on animals in an effort to eradicate rabies. AFYA goes out to rural communities to vaccinate dogs.

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The Dark Side Of Keeping The Streets Clean In Rwanda's Capital

Monday, June 25, 2018

Rwanda, the land of 1,000 hills, is also known for being ordered and clean. But human rights groups say there is a lurid story behind the clean streets in Kigali.

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Grenade Attack Tears Through Rally For Ethiopian Prime Minister

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Shortly after Abiy Ahmed addressed a massive rally in the capital, Addis Ababa, a blast sent attendees running. Authorities say at least one person died in the attack and its aftermath.

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