20 November 19

Rwanda: EU provides €10.3 million for refugee support

The European Union (EU) will provide Rwanda with €10.3 million to support life-saving resettlement of African refugees in Libya.

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19 November 19

DRC: Several civilians killed by rebel fighters

At least 15 people were killed by suspected rebel fighters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), local officials said on Saturday.

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14 November 19

UNHCR: Human rights violations against displaced in eastern DRC

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has warned that hundreds of thousands of displaced people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facing grave human rights violations.

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06 November 19

DRC: Attackers kill journalist raising Ebola awareness

A journalist in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), known for raising awareness about the country’s ongoing Ebola crisis, has been killed in his home.

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06 November 19

UK: Burundi remains threat to international peace and security

The UK’s Political Coordinator at the UN has warned the Security Council that Burundi remains a threat to international peace and security.

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05 November 19

Ex-Rwanda official stands trial in Belgium over 1994 genocide

Former Rwandan official Fabien Neretse went on trial in Belgium on Monday, charged with his involvement in the 1994 genocide that killed an estimated 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus.

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05 November 19

Ethiopia: PM says protest death toll rises to 86

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Sunday that the death toll from violent protests last month now stands at 86 people.

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05 November 19

Kenya population reaches 47.6m, census reveals

Kenya’s population has increased by nine million over the past decade, official 2019 census data has revealed.

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01 November 19

Ethiopia: At least 78 killed in protest violence, death toll could rise

Authorities in Ethiopia say at least 78 people were killed during protest violence last week, warning the death toll could still rise as ethnic tensions continue to trouble the East African nation.

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31 October 19

Burundi: UNHCR raises concerns over forcibly returned refugees

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has repeated its stance that all refugees returning to Burundi must do voluntarily, without any pressure from the governments of Tanzania and Burundi.

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