Eyder Peralta

Eyder Peralta appears in the following:

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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Finding Justice For Rape In Kenya

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Cases of child rape are usually adjudicated by family elders in eastern Kenya. But, with the help of activists, one family is trying to end the practice and force these cases into the judicial system.

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This App Could Make Roads In Uganda Safer

Monday, June 11, 2018

Uganda is famous for having one of the worst road safety records in the world, but a technology company has stepped into the market with an app that could help change that.

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Why Ethiopians Love Beer

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Ethiopians love beer and have been drinking it for ages. One particular home brew tops their list: tella.

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Ethiopia Announces Peace Deal With Eritrea

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Ethiopia's Parliament announced an early end to a state of emergency and then the ruling party decided to unilaterally, and without any conditions, accept a peace deal with its neighbor Eritrea.

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How Scientists In Kenya Are Trying To Understand Cow Emissions

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas and livestock account for a lot of the gas produced in agriculture. In Kenya, climate scientists are experimenting with different types of feed to reduce the amount cows burp.

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News Brief: New Trump Tower Meeting Documents, NAFTA, Burundi Referendum

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Senators released new documents related to the Russia investigation. Also, negotiators working on overhauling NAFTA can't seem to bridge the gap between the U.S. and Canada and Mexico.

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Tension Grows Around Referendum In Burundi

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Rights groups accuse the government of intimidating and even killing opponents of the vote, which could extend the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Scientific Debate Centers On Giant Crack In Africa's Rift Valley

Monday, May 14, 2018

A deep, wide gash has slashed across the Great Rift Valley floor in a geologically hot part of Kenya. Some wonder if East Africa will eventually separate from the continent.

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