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Cameroon forcing refugees back to Nigeria – UN

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Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, violating an agreement to shield thousands from...

Algeria, Morocco urged to release Syrian refugees

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Algeria and Morocco should to take action to assure safe passage to 41 Syrian refugees stranded along the border between both countries...

Rise in South Sudan child refugees

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More than 100 lone children cross into Uganda each day fleeing conflict in South Sudan, walking for days with no food or...

More than a million children flee escalating violence in South Sudan

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The escalating conflict in South Sudan had driven more than a million children out of the country, the United Nations said warning...

Aid airlifted to Luanda for newly arrived DRC refugees

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An aircraft carrying relief items landed in Luanda, Angola, at the weekend to assist over 11,000 people who fled recent violence in...

South Sudan refugees release UN hostages

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A hundred unarmed South Sudanese refugees in east DR Congo took 13 United Nations mission staff hostage demanding to be moved to...

South Sudan war stretches Uganda’s refugee tolerance

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A year ago the view from Ugandan teacher Richard Inyani's mud hut was wilderness, land untouched since the 1990s and the murderous...

South Sudanese troops butchered civilians, shot children: refugees

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Hundreds of South Sudanese refugees fled into Uganda for a second day on Wednesday, bearing further grim testimony of an attack by...

Somali refugees killed in raid off Yemen coast

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Thirty-one Somali refugees were killed off the coast of Yemen on Thursday when a helicopter attacked the boat they were in, a...

Trump bars door to refugees, visitors from seven nations

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President Donald Trump on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily barred travelers from Syria...

Almost half of refugees in Chad going hungry after aid cuts,...

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More than 40 percent of refugee families in Chad are going hungry after their food rations were cut two years ago, forcing...

South Sudanese refugees in DR Congo double in September

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The number of South Sudanese refugees registered in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo nearly doubled last month to reach about 54,000, the...

Boko Haram violence leaves families ‘teetering on edge of famine’ –...

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More than 6 million people in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon face severe hunger, including 1 million on the edge of famine,...

Refugee exodus from Burundi sparks concerns ‘overstretched’ neighbours will not cope

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The number of refugees fleeing violence, abductions and torture in Burundi has passed 300,000, the United Nations said on Friday, raising fears...

South Sudan refugees number top the million mark

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As instability and violence persist in the world's newest country, the number of South Sudanese seeking safety and shelter in neighbouring countries...

Three Syrian children drown when boat sinks off Libyan coast

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Three Syrian children drowned along with three adults when a wooden boat trying to carry war refugees to Europe capsized off the...

Food rations cut as South Sudan refugee influx to Uganda overwhelms...

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The United Nations plans to halve food rations for 200,000 refugees in Uganda, following an "overwhelming" influx of South Sudanese fleeing attacks,...

Hostilities in Mozambique creating tension on Zimbabwe’s border

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A resurgence in hostilities between Mozambican armed forces and Renamo rebels has triggered widespread fear among Zimbabweans living in eastern Manicaland Province...

Ethiopian court charges 23 South Sudanese refugees with “gruesome” murder

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An Ethiopian court has charged 23 South Sudanese refugees with carrying out the "gruesome" murder of 10 Ethiopian civilians using sticks and...

New single day record set by South Sudanese fleeing into Uganda

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Just how bad the situation has become in South Sudan is illustrated by UN statistics of people leaving to get away from...

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