In November, Israel announced plans to deport 40,000 African refugees and shut down the Holot migrant detention centre in southern Israel. Despite criticism from refugee agencies, rights groups and various other groups, the Middle East nation put these plans into
Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) currently staying in Rwanda say soldiers opened fire upon them and wounded at least two people during a protest on Tuesday.
Uganda’s government has suspended four officials over the alleged mismanagement of funds meant to support refugees in the country.
At least 30 African refugees have drowned off the coast of Yemen after their boat capsized.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is arresting anyone suspected of being a South Sudanese rebel fighters as refugees from the neighbouring country pour in.
UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi has praised Djibouti after the government announced that all refugees camps in the country are to be considered as villages.
Israel’s prime minister announced on Sunday that he has reached an international agreement that could deport 40,000 African refugees from the Middle East nation.
The European Union (UN) has doubled its funding for the International Organization for Migration (IOM), which aims to improve the living conditions of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda.
The United Nations says Uganda is now home to more than one million South Sudanese refugees.
Last year, the World Bank teamed up with the United Kingdom and European Union to devise a new approach to the migrant crisis in Ethiopia. The Horn of Africa nation is home to more than 160,000 refugees from Eritrea but this
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Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has announced the country will hold […]