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Go home, Tanzanian president tells refugees

Refugees in Tanzania must go home President John Magufuli said a week after officials began mass repatriations of Burundians despite concerns they may face...

Turkish refugee resettlement plan worries allies

As Turkish troops finalise plans to attack north-east Syria, Ankara’s scheme to move millions of refugees into conquered territory is alarming Western allies as...

Turkey to resettle refugees in Syria

Turkey plans to resettle a million refugees in northern Syria and may reopen the route for migrants into Europe if it does not receive...

ISS: Humanitarian aid in Nigeria’s north-east – helping or hurting?

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Ten years of Boko Haram’s violence has turned Nigeria’s north-east into a conflict hotspot for aid organisations. These groups help alleviate the symptoms of...

Violence forces thousands to flee Nigeria

Violence in north-west Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to seek safety in neighbouring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said. Military, police...

Eritrean refugees flown to Niger from Libya

A group of 159 Eritrean refugees were flow from Libyan capital Tripoli to Niger for resettlement, the United Nations said. The UN refugee agency (UNHCR)...

UN boss on Africa’s treatment of refugees

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African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told a press...

ISS: How Uganda and UNHCR failed refugees

Uganda hosts Africa's largest refugee population and is heralded as a model of progressive refugee policies. But damning 2018 reports have revealed fraud and...

UNHCR facility in Tripoli ready to help refugees

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The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) wants thousands of refugees who escaped from detention centres during clashes between militia in Tripoli to be...

Refugee numbers down, fatalities up – UNHCR

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The number of refugees and migrants reaching Europe is diminishing, but the fatality rate has risen dramatically, a new report from the...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...