Eyder Peralta

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Daniel Arap Moi, Kenya's Longtime Strongman, Dies At 95

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Moi ruled Kenya for nearly a quarter century from 1978 to 2002, a period marked by repression, widespread corruption and economic stagnation.


Mango Season Adds Flavor To Kenya's Njaanuary

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

January is a tough month in Kenya as people's wallets recover from the holidays. The month is known as Njaanuary — or hungry January. But at least there are mangoes. Loads of them.


Giant Swarm Of Locusts From Middle East Now Threatening Kenya's Farms

Monday, January 27, 2020

The biggest swarm of locusts in decades has chomped its way around a swath of the Middle East, South Asia and Africa — and is now devouring crops in Kenya.


3 Americans Killed In Al-Shabab Attack In Kenya

Monday, January 06, 2020

A U.S. service member and two Defense Department contractors were killed Sunday when the terrorist organization al-Shabab attacked a Kenyan airfield used by both Kenyan and U.S. forces.


Largest Plague Of Locusts In A Quarter Century Hits Africa And Middle East

Friday, January 03, 2020

The worst locust infestation in a quarter century has struck wide areas of Africa and the Middle East, endangering populations that are already living on the edge.


Somalia Bombing Kills At Least 79

Saturday, December 28, 2019

A vehicle bomb exploded at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, killing at least 79 people.


News Brief: Homeless Crisis In LA, Netanyahu Primary Challenge, Zambia

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Homelessness has reached crisis levels in Los Angeles. Also, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a primary challenge and the State Department recalled the U.S. ambassador to Zambia.


U.S. Recalls Ambassador To Zambia

Thursday, December 26, 2019

The State Department has recalled the U.S. ambassador to Zambia, who faced a backlash from the host government after defending LGBT rights.


Eritrean Soccer Players Disappear During Trip

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Seven members of Eritrea's national soccer team have disappeared after playing in a regional championship in Uganda. It's the latest in a string of defections by Eritrean players in recent years.


Can A Unified Ethiopia Exist Under The Country's Current Constitution?

Friday, December 13, 2019

Ethiopia's 1995 constitution created states based on ethnicity and promised elections to any that could meet the standards. Now concerns are growing that the nation could fracture along ethnic lines.


Ethiopian Ethnic Group Votes On Whether Its Region Should Secede

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Ethiopia is a hugely diverse nation home to hundreds of ethnic groups. A vote for independence by one of those groups could lead to secession demands elsewhere and test the nation's federalist system.


African Union Fires Ambassador To U.S.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The African Union fired its U.S. ambassador this month. Her supporters say it was because of her anti-colonial speeches. However, a recent AU internal report alleges abuse of funds and office.


Leaders In South Sudan Again Postpone Creating Unity Government

Monday, November 11, 2019

The ongoing attempt to form a unity government in South Sudan is again failing to meet a deadline — it's been pushed back 100 days. The U.S. is upset but can do little about it.


This Congolese Doctor Discovered Ebola But Never Got Credit For It — Until Now

Monday, November 04, 2019

Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe first confronted a mysterious, bloody disease in 1976. But credit for the discovery went to Belgian researchers.


Nobel Peace Prize Winner Faces Protests After Activist's Late-Night Standoff

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Less than two weeks after drawing international praise, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is struggling with unrest at home as his tenuous ally, Jawar Mohammed, alleges a plot against him.


Forget About The Tap: A City Of 2 Million Has Virtually No Running Water

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Democratic Republic of Congo is the scene of the world's second deadliest Ebola outbreak. But in the city of Goma, some 250 miles from the hot zone, residents have other concerns.


Residents In Goma Are Struggling To Gather Water While Fighting Ebola

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Congolese city of Goma sits on the giant Lake Kivu. But the city has been without running water for years. Residents talk about the challenge of gathering water when they're also fighting Ebola.


Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 11, 2019

The Nobel Peace Prize committee awarded this year's prize to Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. He was recognized for brokering piece with Eritrea, Ethiopia's northern neighbor.


Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed Wins the Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 11, 2019

Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister for Ethiopia won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

In Zimbabwe, Doctors Are Taking To The Streets To Strike Over Diminishing Pay

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

When Robert Mugabe was ousted in 2017, Zimbabweans thought the new administration would right the economic ruin. But instead, life has gotten worse. Doctors are striking over diminishing pay.