Gregory Warner appears in the following:
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report gives high marks to Rwanda in its country-by-country rundown. An all-female debate team offers their perspective.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The preferred form of currency in South Sudan is not cash, but cows. That turns out to be key to understanding why the civil war there not only left many dead, it destroyed a whole way of life — and the best chance for peace.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
With the election in Germany bringing immigration to the fore, the NPR podcast Rough Translation visits an improv class where new arrivals learn the unwritten rules of German culture.
Monday, August 28, 2017
Western countries have attempted to address the crisis of rape in Congo. Women feel there's only one story that aid workers want to hear from them. This story comes from our podcast Rough Translation.
Monday, August 21, 2017
Ukraine is where some of Russia's fake news tactics were first developed. We go to Eastern Ukraine to find out how the information war has changed how people watch the news and talk to each other.
Monday, August 14, 2017
In NPR's new international podcast, host Gregory Warner, a longtime foreign correspondent, travels the globe to drop in on stories that reflect back on subjects we're talking about in the U.S.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
The death of the 34-year-old Kansan was confirmed this week. Correspondent Gregory Warner met him by chance on a boat and found out how he managed to forge a dialogue with violent rebels.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Listeners call in to discuss where we ought to draw the line between upholding universal human rights and respecting cultural diversity.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
For the past four years, the U.S. government has engaged in an ambitious campaign for LGBT rights around the world. But American support can be a double-edged sword.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Somaliland, a country that lacks official recognition, has a huge annual book fair. The emphasis on literature isn't just about culture. It's about identity and the economy, too.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Amnesty International says 97 were killed when soldiers shot peaceful protesters in different parts of the country. Protesters have various grievances, but all share frustration with the government.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
In Ethiopia, activists and witnesses say nearly 100 people were killed by security forces cracking down on anti-government protests over the weekend. The protests began late last year over a government plan to lease a forest to private foreign developers. Ethiopia's authoritarian government is a key U.S. ally in East Africa.
Friday, July 29, 2016
Because women in Rwanda are supposed to be humble and speak softly. And the team's debating debut was a disaster. Could the teammates harness their inner power?
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Economists say it'll be good for Africa, making it easier for businesspeople, workers and tourists to cross borders.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Earlier this month, South Sudan teetered on the brink of a return to civil war. The government cites a Facebook post for sparking the violence.
Friday, June 10, 2016
The country hopes to cash in on the sport's global popularity. And the kids love doing flips and handstands.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
For authoritarian regimes, crushing all opposition can be bad for your reputation. Ethiopia's leaders have proven skilled at maintaining firm control while staging the ceremonies of democracy.
Sunday, June 05, 2016
When Ethiopia barred its best distance runner from competing in the 2016 Olympics, many saw it as an act of ethnic discrimination. Another runner from the same ethnic group says he was exiled.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Just before President Obama's visit to Ethiopia last year, jailed bloggers and journalists were suddenly released from prison — a welcome gesture of openness. But their freedom goes only so far.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Ethiopia has long been associated with extreme drought that leaves millions in need of food. That's still the case, as the Horn of Africa suffers its worst drought in 50 years. But experts say that is exactly why the world needs to rethink its approach to aid in the age of climate change.