refugees

 
Rough welcome: Could South Africa's new border detention centres turn deadly?
Rough welcome: Could South Africa's new border detention centres turn deadly?
South Africa is to begin building massive border camps that could eventually house the more than 70 000 people who apply for refugee status...
Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola
Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola
Thousands of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo are fleeing across the border to Angola – even though Angola has not always been a...
[Slideshow]The best place on earth for refugees?
[Slideshow]The best place on earth for refugees?
More than 383 000 people have fled to Uganda since July when violence resumed in the South Sudanese capital of Juba.
Returning refugees happy to be home, despite hardship
Returning refugees happy to be home, despite hardship
When the news reached Adiqa that Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camps would soon be shut down and everyone living in them had to leave, she wasn’t sure...
Syrian refugee regrets Merkel selfie
Syrian refugee regrets Merkel selfie
Syrian refugee Anas Modamani waited with his mobile phone ready at the entrance to his shelter in Berlin on September 10 2015 – and when German...
Could this country be among the world's best for refugees?
Could this country be among the world's best for refugees?
A heady mix of Afrobeat and traditional South Sudanese folk music hangs over the jumbled stalls and makeshift corrugated iron shops that form the...
Women refugees take contraceptives in fear of rape
Women refugees take contraceptives in fear of rape
Women refugees fleeing wars, political instability and poverty are taking contraceptives in the expectation of being raped but are so desperate...
Rich countries shirk refugee duty
Rich countries shirk refugee duty
Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto had harsh words for richer countries that do not take an equal responsibility for hosting refugees.
​I was a refugee. One touch of humanity helped me start a new life
​I was a refugee. One touch of humanity helped me start a new life
I cried my eyes out when I arrived in the United Kingdom, a refugee. I remember the police officer at immigration control looking down at me, a...
Merkel chafes over lack of jobs for refugees
Merkel chafes over lack of jobs for refugees
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, after she had met the leaders of blue-chip companies, that Germany needed viable solutions to integrate...
​Refugees set aside their scars and trauma to focus on their quest for Olympic glory
​Refugees set aside their scars and trauma to focus on their quest for Olympic glory
This year, the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be the first ever to host a team comprised entirely of refugees. It consists of six male and...

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