Eyder Peralta appears in the following:
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.
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.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Ethiopians love beer and have been drinking it for ages. One particular home brew tops their list: tella.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
The current rainy season has been devastating for the whole East African region. More than 140 people have been killed, and hundreds of thousands have been displaced.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Stella Nyanzi makes headlines in Uganda for protests about everything from corruption to sanitary pads. She's lost her job, landed in jail — and been brought to court to see if she's out of her mind.
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Nearly 40 percent of giraffes were wiped out in one generation. Now, Kenyan conservation efforts are helping to bring them back.
Monday, April 02, 2018
Critics worry the ban will leave more children on the streets. But supporters say Ethiopia can and should take care of its own. "Even if we are poor, it's better to be with our society," says one.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
The data-mining company is embroiled in scandal with Facebook over the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Cambridge Analytica reportedly has been involved in over 200 elections, including Kenya.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
In East Africa there is an undisputed king of pop: Diamond Platnumz. Every month, it seems, he is putting out yet another hit full of plaintive lyrics and undeniable beats.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Sudan lived most of his life in a zoo in the Czech Republic but was brought to a conservancy in Kenya in 2009 as part of a last-ditch effort to save his species. He died at the conservancy at age 45.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Protests have raged across Ethiopia for three years — and they're spilling over to the country's favorite sport.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Afro-futuristic superhero movie Black Panther opened to rave reviews in Africa, with many welcoming its celebration of traditional cultures and imagining a better world.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Dar es Salaam is the only East African city with a bus rapid transit system. It is a model for so many African cities that are growing at an intense pace, but don't have the kind of money they need to build more expensive infrastructure.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Government officials in Kenya defied a court order and refused to put four private television stations back on the air. The government is also supposed to release an opposition leader.
Friday, February 02, 2018
The government shut off three news stations to prevent coverage of the opposition leader declaring himself president. Press freedom advocates worry it represents a slide toward authoritarianism.