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As Nigeria elections loom, refugees ordered back to unsafe region

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Nigerian government officials have ordered thousands of displaced people to return to an unsafe area as pressure mounts to show progress in...

ISS: Role of refugees in South Sudan’s peace process

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Today, 9 July, marks the seventh anniversary of South Sudan's independence, more than four years of which have been marred by conflict....

ISS: Still no end in sight for Africa’s refugee crisis

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By the end of May 2018, close to 2.6 million South Sudanese had fled the country. The total number of refugees is...

Evacuation of refugees from Libya to Niger underway again

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The UN refugee agency has resumed evacuation of migrants from Libya with a flight of 132 mostly Eritrean refugees and asylum seekers...

ISS: Cameroon’s forced returns put Nigerian refugees at risk

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Cameroon has forcibly returned 385 refugees to Nigeria this year, most of them in the past month, a United Nations Refugee Agency...

Congolese refuges arrested

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Rwandan police arrested 23 Congolese refugees after officials were pelted with stones, authorities said after two days of clashes in which a...

At least 47 drown fleeing clashes in northwestern Congo

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At least 47 people drowned when their boat capsized as they fled clashes between soldiers in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo and...

ISS: Refugees are Boko Haram’s latest soft target

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Boko Haram has since 2009 proven a highly adaptable foe, routinely changing tactics to suit shifting circumstances. The terror group increasingly focuses...

Algeria repatriates 27 000 migrants

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Algeria repatriated 27,000 sub-Saharan African migrants since 2015 and will continue to send them back to their home countries despite criticism from...

ISS: Mutual benefits of Ethiopia’s refugee policy

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Ethiopia is the second largest refugee-hosting country in Africa. It is also fast becoming the most progressive on the continent in responding...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...