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UN agency appeals for funding to help 1.2 million refugees, hosts in Ethiopia

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The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has appealed for "robust support" to meet the humanitarian needs of about 735,000 refugees and some 500,000 refugee...

IOM’s report says 110,669 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea

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The International Organization for Migration reported today 110,669 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea during the year just ended, marking the sixth...
More than 30,000 Togolese sought asylum in Ghana and other neighboring countries following the 2005 election results. Photo: UNHCR/D. Kamphuis

Germany to fund UNHCR to support refugees in Tanzania

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Germany on Friday announced it would provide 22.5 million Euros (about 25 million U.S. dollars) to the UN refugee agency to support Burundian and...
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South African police remove refugees from UNHCR premises

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South African police on Friday evicted refugees who have been occupying the premises of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) offices in...
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AU calls for expediting ratification of free movement of persons towards socio-economic advancements

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Member States of the African Union (AU) have been urged to expedite ratification of the AU protocol on free movement of persons towards the...
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Tanzanian leader warns refugees over criminal acts

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday warned refugees against involvement in criminal acts, chiefly poaching and armed robberies, saying those implicated will face the...
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U.S. provides US$257 million in humanitarian aid to Somalia, refugees

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The U.S. government has announced nearly 257 million dollars additional humanitarian assistance for Somalia and to help Somali refugees in neighboring countries. ...
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East African bloc reiterates support for regional pact on education for refugees

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The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African bloc, has pledged efforts to realize a regional agreement on education for refugees. ...
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AU hails Zambia over integration of refugees in local communities

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The African Union (AU) International Detention Coalition on Friday recognized Zambia as one of the African countries that has performed well in the integration...
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Kenyan performing artists to headline a walk to highlight plight of refugees

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Kenyan performing artists will on Saturday participate in a walk to raise awareness on the plight of displaced persons from strife-torn neighboring countries, organizers...

South African authorities must stop fueling xenophobia attacks-Amnesty International

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According to Amnesty International the ongoing and escalating attacks against refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, and looting of foreign owned shops in South Africa,...
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Peace monitors commend improved security situation for return of refugees in South Sudan

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South Sudan's peace monitors on Wednesday commended improved security situation for facilitating the spontaneous return of refugees and Internally Displaced People (IDPs) to their...

Mantapala: Germany Ambassador launches motorized solar water borehole for refugees

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The Federal Republic of Germany Ambassador, His Excellency, Mr. Achim Burkart has launched a motorized solar water borehole constructed by UNICEF and World...
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Ghana moves to improve the welfare of 13,000 refugees

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Currently there are 13,000 refugees and asylum seekers from some African countries living in the Ghana. However, to improve their welfare, Ghana Refugee Board is...
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AU marks 56th anniversary reiterating call for protection of refugees

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The African Union (AU) on Saturday marked its 56th anniversary at the headquarters of the pan-African bloc in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. ...
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UNHCR dashes Zambia Police Service brand new Land Cruiser vehicle

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The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has donated a Land Cruiser vehicle to the Office of the Commissioner for Refugees in the Ministry of Home...
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AU legal officer urges Africa to ratify legal frameworks on refugees

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A senior African Union (AU) legal officer on Thursday urged African countries to ratify legal frameworks and conventions on refugees and migration. ...
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Chinese Aid Improves Lives of Refugees in Cameroon

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Thirty-year-old Howa Boka Ali sat baby-in-lap, explaining how terror group Boko Haram burned her house in Nigeria, destroyed her crops, stole her domestic animals...
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South African authorities asked to protect refugees, migrants against xenophobic attacks

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In response to the “follow-up” meeting between the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu and the Minister of Police Bheki Cele with...
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IOM,UNHCR rescue 13 refugees including six children from Syria and...

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Thirteen refugees from Syria and Iraq, including six children, arrived safely in Lisbon on Wednesday (03/04) after leaving Istanbul, Turkey, as part of a...
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Katie Holmes Visited Refugees in Greece With Her Daughter Suri

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The 40-year-old actress recently spent time at the Moria refugee camp in Lesbos and took to Instagram to share some photos from the trip,...

U.S. Embassy launches second hackathon in Addis Ababa

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The theme of the second hackathon, held at the American Center in Addis Ababa, was “digital identification” The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa has launched...
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HelpAge International pleads for older refugees, IDPs at 32nd AU Summit

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Ahead of the 32nd African Union Summit of the Heads of Government and State, HelpAge International and its network in Africa have called upon...

UNHCR And IOM To Continue Supporting Refugees And Migrants

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Eduardo Stein, Joint UNHCR-IOM Special representative for Venezuelan refugees and migrants, has indicated that given the current humanitarian and political challenges, Latin America must...
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Uganda Offers Open-Door Hospitality to Refugees

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The country hosts Africa’s largest refugee population As thousands of desperate men, women and children flee conflicts and natural disasters in search of a place...
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Central African Republic cries for US$430.7 million to help save lives

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The Central African Republic continues to experience a complex and dire humanitarian crisis. One out of four Central Africans is either internally displaced or...
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WFP Saves Refugees With Maize From Tanzania

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The World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday bought about 36,000 tonnes of maize worth some 9 million U.S. dollars from Tanzania's state-owned National Food...
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WFP secures US$14.3 million to support refugees in Kenya

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said Friday it has received a 14.3 million U.S. dollars funding to support refugees living in northern...

AfriDocs to show real MigrantStories on TV3

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Make sure to tune in to TV3 V this weekend for some of the best in African documentaries presented by AfriDocs, Africa’s only free...

Shocking Investigation: How Western Mainstream Media Attack Syrian Refugees

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Initiative The successive steps of Syrian Arab Army both in Quneitra and As-Suwayda provinces as well as the return of the UN peacekeeper forces to...