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Shocking Investigation: How Western Mainstream Media Attack Syrian Refugees

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...
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South Africa: More refugees and migrants still living in fear after xenophobic attacks

Ten years after an outbreak of horrific xenophobic violence claimed 60 lives in South Africa, refugees and migrants are still facing daily discrimination and...
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Rwanda strongly preserves its decision on hosting refugees

The refugee ministry of Rwanda on Friday said Rwandan authorities do not need to carry the burden of refugees who espouse lawlessness, after the...
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Sunyani Catholic Bishop Says The Church Will Continue to Assist Refugees

The Most Reverend Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi, Catholic Bishop of Sunyani has assured the Catholic Church continuous support to the Fetentaa refugee camp to make...
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African economies must be considered in handling Migration and refugees

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday said discussion on migrations and refugees cannot be complete without including conversations about the nature of African economies. He...
This week’s flight from Libya was the seventh since January 2017 organized by IOM for Guinean migrants from Libya with a total of 859 migrants assisted so far. Above is a photo of Guinean migrants assisted by IOM last August. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

Libya: EU/AU Real Migrant Plans Uncovered

Following yesterday’s announcement by the European Union, African Union and United Nations and member states to take collective and unilateral actions to help facilitate...
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Ghanaian president advocates access to education for refugees

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo has called for the empowerment of refugees and other marginalized populations to gain access to education to attain the Sustainable...

Refugees Advised To Refrain From Local Politics

Refugees in Ghana have been urged to desist from interfering in local politics as this could create problems for them. Mr Ambrose Dery, Minister of...
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DR Congolese refugees in Angola receive food aid

Refugees from Democratic Republic of the Congo in Lôvua municipality, Angola's Lunda Norte province received on Wednesday 10 tonnes of foodstuff. The donation made by...

International crises hit hard donor commitment to refugees in Ethiopia

Donors commitment to meeting the needs of the 852,721 refugees registered in Ethiopia as of August 31 is being hit hard by other international...

Refugees & Migrants Suffer Inhuman Treatment at Detention Centers

Many detention centres are dangerously overcrowded with the amount of space per detainee so limited that people are unable to stretch out at night...

DRC struggling with refugee spills from CAR

Recent violence in southern border areas of Central African Republic is driving more people to flee, including into remote areas of northern Democratic Republic...

Interior Minister swears in new members of Ghana Refugee Board

Mr Ambrose Dery, Minister of Interior on Monday swore-in an 11-member newly appointed members of the Ghana Refugee Board. Administering the Official Oath, the Minister...

Ghana currently hosts 14,000 refugees – Interior Minister

Ghana is currently hosting about Fourteen Thousand (14,000) refugees from Liberia, Togo, Sudan and Cote D’Ivorie. Amongst others, are those who escaped from ravages...

UNHCR commends EU support for South Sudan refugees

UNHCR’s Representative in Sudan, Noriko Yoshida, welcomed the contribution of EUR 3.1 million in humanitarian funds from the European Union (EU) for South Sudanese...

IOM’s One Room Shelter programme helped 77,000 Pakistani families

The approach of the One Room Shelter Programme that IOM (the UN Migration Agency) Pakistan implemented to meet the recovery needs of affected populations...

UNHCR resettles 6 Libyan refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, evacuated today six vulnerable refugee women from Libya to a country that has accepted to resettle them. A second...

Forbes Woman Africa receives award at Tabbie Awards 2017

FORBES WOMAN AFRICA, Africa’s leading business, finance and lifestyle magazine for women, has gained international recognition at the 2017 Tabbie Awards in Cleveland. The awards...
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Cameroon deports 887 Nigerian refugees

Cameroun authorities have forcibly deported vulnerable Nigerian refugees back to Banki town in northeast, Nigeria, in violation of Cameroun’s international obligations. Those deported include...

US$55m urgently needed to help 31, 000 Congolese refugees in Angola

Thirteen UN agencies and NGOs are seeking US$55 million to continue helping the growing number of refugees arriving in Angola from the Democratic Republic...

Famine lifted off South Sudan, but more aid needed for stability

The lifting of the famine classification for parts of South Sudan should be welcomed but must not obscure the “humanitarian catastrophe” that has enveloped...

WCC commends Ethiopia for hosting South Sudanese refugees

The heads of churches in the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) in Addis Ababa have expressed gratitude to Ethiopia’s government, churches and its...

We need to better prepare migrants to deal with crisis

As resilient as I know migrant communities to be, they can still easily be among the worst affected by natural disasters, extreme violence or...

Germany donates €16m to South Sudan refugees

The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has announced a grant of Euro 16 million to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)...

Forced returns of refugees must not encouraged – UNHCR

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed over a fresh incident of forced returns of refugees from Cameroon into northeast Nigeria. This follows similar...

Japan attends Uganda Solidarity Summit

Mr. Nobuo Kishi, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, visited the Republic of Uganda from June 22 to 23 and attended the Uganda Solidarity Summit...

3 million Iraqis remain internally displaced

Three million Iraqis remain internally displaced across the country, despite numerous successes by military forces in dislodging and reclaiming much of the territory once...

Australia and IOM commit US$3m to Afghan refugees in Pakistan

The Government of Australia and the UN Migration Agency (IOM) have launched a two-year, AUD 4 million (USD 3 million) project to assist undocumented...

Refugees in Niger turn to football

As Africa's smuggling capital, Agadez, a dusty city in central Niger has found its local football team boosted by an unexpected influx of new...

Morocco’s acceptance of Syrian refugees is commendable – UN

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, welcomes the decision by the Kingdom of Morocco to admit a group of Syrian refugees stranded in difficult circumstances...

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