Gregory Warner http://wmot.org en Economic Impact Of Ebola Crisis Spreads Across Africa http://wmot.org/post/economic-impact-ebola-crisis-spreads-across-africa <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Economic+Impact+Of+Ebola+Crisis+Spreads+Across+Africa&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAzOTg1NjAzMDEyNTIwMDUzMDg0MGQ5NA004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 42950 at http://wmot.org When Do Food Shortages Become A Famine? There's A Formula For That http://wmot.org/post/staring-down-famine-agencies-hesitate-use-f-word-south-sudan Chris Hillbruner has a little-known job with an extraordinary responsibility: to determine how close a given country has come to famine.<p>In his six years at the U.S. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:09:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 42780 at http://wmot.org When Do Food Shortages Become A Famine? There's A Formula For That Fleeing War And Finding Work http://wmot.org/post/fleeing-war-and-finding-work In most parts of the world, refugees are not allowed to work.<p>But in Uganda, refugee life is different. One of the oldest refugee camps in Africa is remarkable not just for its stone houses instead of plastic tarps. The camp is also full of markets and traders, selling everything from imported fabric to smartphones.<p>Mohammed Osman Ali, a Somali refugee, runs an arcade at the camp. He rents out time on a PlayStation to other refugees from Eritrea, Ethiopia, or fellow Somalis.<p>Ali has faced problems running his arcade. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 42325 at http://wmot.org Fleeing War And Finding Work Kenyan Health Workers Fear Ebola May Take Flight http://wmot.org/post/kenyan-health-workers-fear-ebola-may-take-flight Kenya's international airport is on high alert, since the Kenya Medical Association has called on the national airline to suspend flights due to concerns over the Ebola outbreak. The airline has responded by pledging faith in its new screening procedures. The World Health Organization has labeled Kenya a "high risk" country for the spread of Ebola. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:16:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 42305 at http://wmot.org Shadow Events Hope To Skim Some Attention From U.S.-Africa Summit http://wmot.org/post/shadow-events-hope-skim-some-attention-us-africa-summit <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Shadow+Events+Hope+To+Skim+Some+Attention+From+U.S.-Africa+Summit&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA0NjY4NzQ2MDEyOTc4NzIzMThmMjJkMg001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>The official African Leader Summit ends tomorrow, but all this week there are satellite events. Some of them connect Africans with investors. Some are focused not only on business, but on human rights. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:17:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 41962 at http://wmot.org