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LGBT+ refugees call on UN for safe space after Kenya camp...

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LGBT+ people living in a refugee camp in northwestern Kenya urged UN officials on Friday to move them to a safer area following a...

Number of refugees fleeing Ethiopia to Sudan surpasses 20 000, UN...

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The number of people who have fled into Sudan from the conflict in northern Ethiopia has risen to at least 20 000, the UN...

Syria’s Assad says US pressure, sanctions obstructing return of refugees

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Syrian President Bashar al Assad on Wednesday blamed US sanctions and pressure on the United Nations and Syria’s neighbours for the reticence of more...

Thousands flee violence in Nigeria

Violence in north-west Nigeria forced 23 000 refugees to flee to Niger since April and raised concerns about deteriorating security, the UN refugee agency...

ISS: How Africa can reduce COVID-19’s impact on displaced persons

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Africa’s 25.2 million refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons are some of the most vulnerable groups to COVID-19. They are hosted in areas...

Another migrant crisis could be brewing in Libya

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Following the migrant crisis which engulfed Southern Europe and the Mediterranean region in 2014-15, tensions between states affected and migrants have remained high. In...

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...

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SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

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With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...
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