Eyder Peralta

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Venezuela's Political Crisis Is Affecting Arepas And Driving People To Protest

Monday, February 18, 2019

There are many things driving tens of thousands of Venezuelans to the streets. But a small part of this is what the economic and political crisis is doing to a basic food item — arepas.


Colin Kaepernick Settled Legal Battle With NFL. What Comes Next?

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Colin Kaepernick reached an agreement with the NFL. Sports sociologist Harry Edwards joins NPR's Michel Martin to discuss what it means for the future of protest in the NFL.


'Chavismo' Fades As Venezuela's Poor Suffer

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Venezuela's poor were the beneficiaries of Chavez's Bolivarian socialist revolution. But 20 years later, they have little food and medicine and few jobs, eroding support for President Maduro.


'In Bad Taste, Disrespectful': Photo Of Terrorist Attack In Kenya Sparks Controversy

Thursday, January 17, 2019

The Media Council of Kenya is demanding a retraction and an apology from The New York Times after the newspaper published a photo on its website showing dead bodies at a Nairobi hotel restaurant.


Explosions Rock Nairobi Hotel, 1 American Among Those Killed

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital Tuesday, setting off explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic militant group.


Somali Islamist Extremists Claim Responsibility For Attack In Nairobi

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Islamist extremist Somali militants attacked an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya, with explosives and gunfire. The country has been previously targeted in deadly attacks by the extremists.


Kenya's Fight Against Corruption Includes Demolishing Buildings

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Kenya is going after corruption and cleaning up the banks of the polluted and increasingly blocked Nairobi River. The government is tearing down malls, hotels, restaurants — anything deemed illegal.


Upset Over Rising Prices, Protesters In Sudan Take To The Streets

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Rising prices, shortages of basics and growing frustration with Sudan's long-serving president have fueled a week of anti-government protests that are spreading across the country.


Ugandan Singer-Turned-Politician Says Government Continues To Harass Him

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Bobi Wine is President Yoweri Museveni's biggest challenger. Wine says Uganda's constitution gives him the right to sing and to speak his mind, and how and when he does that is not up for debate.


Will Ethiopia's Democratic Awakening Catch On Next Door In Eritrea?

Saturday, December 08, 2018

Ethiopia has stunned the world with its reforms. Eritreans face steep challenges if they want to follow suit.


How An Exiled Activist In Minnesota Helped Spur Big Political Changes In Ethiopia

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Ethiopia's recent changes are due largely to an uprising by young men from the largest ethnic group, the Oromo. Their inspiration: Jawar Mohammed, who created a media network in exile in Minnesota.


Ethiopia's Prime Minister Takes Strides In Solidifying Peace With Eritrea

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has lifted the state of emergency, released thousands of political prisoners, let dissidents return home and forged piece with neighboring Eritrea.


'Peace Is Everything': Ethiopia And Eritrea Embrace Open Border After Long Conflict

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

In July, the countries declared the war was over; a couple of months later, they opened their border for the first time in almost 20 years. Some analysts caution big changes are coming too quickly.


'It Has Been A Dream': Ethiopians Are Adjusting To Rapid Democratic Changes

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Ethiopia is going through a historic transformation. The country has welcomed a new reformist leader, forged peace with Eritrea and opened up a democratic space after decades of authoritarian rule.


Spitting Cobra Finds Its Way Into The Backyard Of NPR's East Africa Correspondent

Saturday, November 24, 2018

A reporter's notebook from our correspondent in Kenya on finding a cobra in his backyard


Kenya Implements Traffic Safety Regulations 15 Years After They Were Passed

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Kenya's urban landscape became less colorful as authorities implemented the regulations. In response, fleet owners pulled their vehicles off the streets, stranding thousands of commuters.


Will South Sudan's New Peace Agreement Hold This Time?

Thursday, November 08, 2018

After years of devastating civil war and broken peace deals, South Sudan is at a crossroads again. While many displaced refugees are still afraid to return home, others see big reasons for hope.


A New Chinese-Funded Railway In Kenya Sparks Debt-Trap Fears

Monday, October 08, 2018

China has become the biggest lender on the African continent. The Nairobi-to-Mombasa railway is a symbol of Kenya's ambitions. But critics say China is saddling Kenya with unsustainable debt.


Melania Trump Stops In Kenya On 4-Nation Solo Trip

Friday, October 05, 2018

First lady Melania Trump is in Kenya visiting orphanages for children as well as for elephants. Her trip has focuses on issues affecting conservation and children and families.


Ugandans Use Character From TV Ad To Criticize President Museveni

Monday, October 01, 2018

The president has ruled the East African country for more than 3 decades. Dissent is barely tolerated. Ugandans are expressing their contempt by comparing him to a country bumpkin featured in a TV ad.