Tag Archives: Refugee crisis

27 December 17

DRC on the lookout for rebels among South Sudan refugees

The Democratic Republic of Congo is arresting anyone suspected of being a South Sudanese rebel fighters as refugees from the neighbouring country pour in.

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19 December 17

UNHCR chief praises Djibouti over new refugee laws

UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi has praised Djibouti after the government announced that all refugees camps in the country are to be considered as villages.

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21 November 17

Israel announces plans to deport 40,000 African refugees

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.

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24 August 17

EU doubles funding for South Sudan refugees

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.

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22 August 17

UN: 1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda

The United Nations says Uganda is now home to more than one million South Sudanese refugees.

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14 July 17

Will job for Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia stop the influx to Europe?

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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26 June 17

Ethiopia, Uganda praised for their refugee policies

Ethiopia and Uganda are being praised for their “open door” refugee policies in what the UN describes as “the largest humanitarian crisis” in its history.

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28 May 17

UNHCR reminds the world about Burundi crisis as funding dries up

The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, moved to remind the international community about the political crisis taking place in Burundi, after raising just two percent of the international aid it is calling for.

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18 February 17

Burundi calls on refugees to return home

The Burundian government is calling upon the country’s refugees to return home, claiming that peace is being restored in the country.

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01 October 16

Is the International Community at Fault for Africa’s Refugee Problems?

This week Kenya’s Deputy President blamed the international community for failing to deal with the world’s growing migrant crisis. Speaking during the United Nations General Assembly in New York, William Ruto accused global leaders of leaving the task up to
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