Eyder Peralta

Eyder Peralta appears in the following:

In Congo, Ebola Is Just One More Thing To Worry About

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

For a variety of reasons, the people in eastern Congo are skeptical about the international efforts to quash the Ebola crisis that has claimed 2,000 lives so far.


Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's First President, Dies At 95

Friday, September 06, 2019

Zimbabwe's first president Robert Mugabe died Friday at 95. He was the only ruler the nation had known for nearly 30 years after taking power at independence from Britain in 1980.


Dozens Arrested In Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

In South Africa, riots have spread across the country's most populous region. Rioters are targeting foreigners, marking an escalation in xenophobic attacks.


Why The Ebola Response Is A Success In Goma — But Not Elsewhere In Congo

Friday, August 30, 2019

What's working in this city of 2 million people, and why hasn't it worked in other parts of the country? The outbreak in Congo has now claimed 2,000 lives and is the second biggest in history.


The Massive Effort To Halt Ebola In Congo

Friday, August 30, 2019

When Ebola spread to the eastern city of Goma in July, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak an international crisis. We look at what is being done to keep Ebola from spreading.


In Congo, Even Ebola Can't Stop Lovers From Dancing

Monday, August 19, 2019

The city of Goma is trying to keep the Ebola outbreak at bay. But as night falls, Congolese rumba fills the air, and people dance close together.


In Congo, Dancing Amid A Fight Against Ebola

Sunday, August 18, 2019

While Ebola ravages parts of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, some are able to find joy through dance.


What This Congolese City Is Doing To Stop Ebola From Spreading

Thursday, August 15, 2019

The eastern Congolese city of Goma is grappling with Ebola. Antiseptic washes, thermometers and road blocks are in place. But Congolese say they have far bigger things to worry about then infection.


Ebola Is Spreading In The Congo 1 Year After The Disease Was Detected There

Thursday, August 01, 2019

Ebola is spreading to the largest city in eastern Congo. Exactly one year after the disease was first detected in the country, a third person has been diagnosed with the in the city of 2 million.


Ethiopians Plant 350 Million Trees As Part Of 'Green Legacy' Program

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

In one day, Ethiopians planted more than 350 million — that's million with an M — trees. It was an effort to combat climate change and deforestation. The program has been dubbed Green Legacy.


Once A Symbol Of Freedom, Sudan's Pop Radio Station Has Fallen Almost Silent

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Sudan's revolution ushered in an explosion of culture. But the military crackdown has nearly muted the most popular pop radio station. A once-vibrant cultural space is now struggling for survival.


Despite Bloodshed, Young Sudanese Protesters Stay To Fight For Peace

Sunday, July 07, 2019

Since December, security forces have killed hundreds who joined demonstrations against Omar al-Bashir's regime. The president was toppled, but the Sudanese continue to protest.


Sudan's Ruling Military Junta Strike Power-Sharing Deal With Pro-Democracy Activists

Friday, July 05, 2019

Sudan's ruling military junta and the pro-democracy movement that topped the long-time ruler have agreed to share power. Protest leaders celebrated the agreement as a victory.


In Sudan, Protests Resume Against Army Rule

Monday, July 01, 2019

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters filled the streets of Sudan's major cities on Sunday in defiance of the generals whose violent crackdown earlier in the month left scores of people dead.


Ethiopian Security Forces Kill Alleged Mastermind Of Coup Attempt

Monday, June 24, 2019

Ethiopian security forces killed the general accused of masterminding an attempted coup in a northern region. The attacks on Saturday killed five people, including the national army chief of staff.


U.N. Refugee Agency Says Nearly 71 Million People Were Displaced In 2018

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The United Nations refugee agency says nearly 71 million people were officially displaced in 2018, the highest number since World War II. Ethiopia topped the list with 1.5 million people.


Sudan's Internet Outage

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Sudanese authorities shut down the Internet around the same time that they violently broke up an opposition sit-in seeking civilian rule. The protesters are gone, but the Internet is still down.


Sudan Protests Update

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Protesters are continuing to pressure Sudan's military junta to cede power to a democratically elected civilian government.


News Brief: Tanker Attacks, Foreign Election Influence, Sudan Opposition

Friday, June 14, 2019

The U.S. blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, while Iran denied responsibility. Also, a bill on foreign election influence and a Sudanese opposition leader speaks from hiding.


Sudanese Opposition Leader Speaks Out Amid Threats

Friday, June 14, 2019

Ever since the government of Sudan violently cracked down on a pro-democracy demonstration, opposition leaders have been in hiding.