Eyder Peralta

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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?


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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.


Volunteers in Ukraine risk their lives to distribute supplies under constant shelling

Sunday, May 15, 2022

In some Eastern Ukraine cities, volunteers risk their lives to deliver food and medicine to those afraid to leave their homes because of constant shelling.


A family in Kharkiv refuses to leave, even as the Russians shell their city.

Friday, April 29, 2022

Millions have fled the war in Ukraine and left the country, but some refuse to leave. For one family in Kharkiv, their fight to simply staying alive has become their biggest act of resistance.


See how Kharkiv's bomb squad neutralizes cluster bombs in Ukraine

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Ukrainian forces are struggling to detonate mines that scatter over a wide area and are internationally banned, known as "cluster munitions."


Photos: Russian forces were driven out of this village outside Kharkiv, Ukraine

Friday, April 22, 2022

Last month, Ukrainian forces pushed the Russians out of the village of Mala Rohan. NPR goes inside the warehouse Russia had used as temporary barracks.


Many Ukrainians aren't optimistic about peace with Russia

Friday, April 22, 2022

As a Russian general reveals Kremlin plans to take Ukraine's Donbas region to the east as well as all of the country's south, we look at the situation out a village near the frontlines of the war.


Residents give updates from Lviv after multiple missile strikes were reported

Monday, April 18, 2022

At least six people have been reported killed and more injured in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, where missile strikes were reported.


Kyiv is hit by missiles — a day after sinking a Russian war ship

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Missiles hit the environs of Kyiv, as Russia prepares for a renewed assault on eastern and southeastern Ukraine.


Beneath Kharkiv in Ukraine, survival has created a sense of community

Friday, April 15, 2022

For more than 50 days, Ukraine's second largest city has been relentlessly shelled. Above ground, parts of the city are unlivable. But below ground, life is trying to find a way.


People Kharkiv suffer daily Russian attacks in a war Biden now calls a genocide

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

The eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv is the country's largest Russian-speaking city. It's been attacked by Russia for weeks. President Biden is accusing Russian President Putin of genocide.


A report from Kharkiv and other war updates

Monday, April 11, 2022

President Volodomyr Zelenskyy is warning that thousands of Russian troops are getting ready for a major assault on southeastern Ukraine. Officials are urging civilians to flee before time runs out.


Russia accused of war crimes in missile attack on Ukrainian train station

Saturday, April 09, 2022

Ukraine is still reeling from a missile attack at a crowded train station in the eastern part of the country. At least 50 people were killed in the attack and about 100 are injured.


Ukraine says a Russian missile hit a train station, killing at least 50

Friday, April 08, 2022

A Russian missile strike on a train station in Eastern Ukraine has left at least 50 dead. People in that part of the country are looking at how to prepare for further attacks.