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The UN report on IDP’s and refugee figures in Kenya

Dec 10, 2012 0

In a report recently issued by Nairobi’s UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), an estimated 8.5 million people have been displaced as at the end of September this year. Out of these figure, 2.04 million people are said ...

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Malawi president threatens to expel refugees

Nov 30, 2012 0

Blantyre, Malawi, (Raphael Tenthani – Newstimes Africa) – Malawi President Joyce Banda has said the southern African country should re-consider the future of refugees and asylum seekers because they are monopolising businesses. ”It’s high time we discussed the future of the ...

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Deserting refugees in the isolated towns of the Sahara

May 14, 2012 0

KUFRA, Libya – Rebecca Murray - (IPS) – As dusk settles over the isolated Saharan town Kufra, young guards order a few hundred migrants lined up at a detention centre to chant “Libya free, Chadians out”, before they kneel down for ...

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More than 30,000 Malians fleeing insecurity into Algeria

Mar 18, 2012 1

Thousands of Malian refugees continue to flee insecurity seeking shelter and food in neighboring Algeria. The southern Algerian city of Tamanrasset is already home to more than 10 000 refugees to whom Algerian authorities lend support. The region Kidal, northern Mali ...

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Rwandan refugees fear a cessation of refugee status by the UNHCR

Nov 10, 2011 2

JOHANNESBURG  (IPS) – They should be wary of each other. The historical conflict between their ethnicities has resulted in Africa’s largest genocide. But Claude Kayitare sits on the verandah of a popular Johannesburg restaurant, chatting to his friend, Theogene Nshimyimana. It ...

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31,000 Ivorians arrive in Liberia as refugees

Jan 28, 2011 0

GENEVA, January 28, 2011 (AFP) – The number of Ivory Coast refugees who have arrived in neighbouring Liberia has topped the 31,000 mark, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said Friday, adding that more aid will be flown in for them. ”According ...

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