UNHCR

Rich nations ‘not helping’ refugees

Conflict in Ethiopia has displaced masses of people, but relief efforts are under-funded

Widespread torture and rape documented in Libya’s refugee camps

An increasing number of refugees are being tortured and raped in Libya, a new study has found.

Kenya plans to close world’s biggest refugee camp Dadaab

Kenya has announced that it plans to close Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp, by the end of August

Africa’s forgotten stateless population

Africa has one of the largest stateless populations in the world, however governments have only recently started to recognise it as a serious problem

South Cameroon a ‘big ghost town’

Tens of thousands of English-speaking Cameroonians have fled the country ahead of the presidential vote

Libya’s militias agree to UN ceasefire in Tripoli

The United Nations has hailed a deal to 'end all hostilities' and 'protect civilians' after days of deadly clashes in the capital

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

Ambassador Nikki Haley’s announcement comes a month after the UNHRC voted to probe the killing of Palestinians in Gaza by Israeli security forces

Kenya hosts first-ever TEDx event at refugee camp

Refugees share stories of resilience and creativity at a rare web-streaming event in Kakuma camp in northwest Kenya

Sudan’s state-supported smugglers

The Sudanese government has received money from the EU to stem the flow of migrants, but officials are colluding with smugglers and human traffickers

Mozambican war victims embrace their new home in Limpopo

The land is not just the dusty earth on which we stand. It is an affirmation of self. It is the urgent aspiration for dignity and agency.

Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola

So far, an estimated 12 300 people have made the perilous journey to safety on foot, fleeing deepening conflict in Kasai province

Is South Africa home to more than a million asylum-seekers? The numbers don’t add up

A recent report published by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees claims that there are more than a million asylum seekers in SA.

Latest

High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories