Eyder Peralta appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saturday, December 08, 2018
Ethiopia has stunned the world with its reforms. Eritreans face steep challenges if they want to follow suit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saturday, November 24, 2018
A reporter's notebook from our correspondent in Kenya on finding a cobra in his backyard
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, September 28, 2018
In the hopes of becoming an Oscar contender, the Kenyan film board allowed the movie to play in Nairobi for a week. Director Wanuri Kahiu sees it as the beginning of a fight for freedom of expression.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Opposition lawmaker and musician Bobi Wine returned to Uganda from the U.S. where he was being treated for injuries after a beating by presidential guards. In a country full of anger, what's next?
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Ugandan pop star and opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine returned to his homeland Thursday where he was met with a massive military presence aimed at choking off any protests in support.
Monday, September 17, 2018
Two hours, one minute and 39 seconds. That's what it took Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge to break the world marathon record last weekend in Berlin.