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Go Home, Zimbabwe Tells Rwandan Refugees

Go Home, Zimbabwe Tells Rwandan Refugees

Zimbabwe will repatriate hundreds of Rwandan nationals staying in the southern African country as refugees in compliance with the Cessation Clause which has certified Rwanda as safe for them to return. The Zimbabwean Minister for Public Service, Labour and Social Services, Prisca Mupfumira, said the Rwandans should go back and participate in the rebuilding of […]

Opposition Groups Say Genocide Is Real, Blames It On South Sudanese Govt

Opposition Groups Say Genocide Is Real, Blames It On South Sudanese Govt

Six South Sudan opposition groups have joined forces and are now calling on the world to recognise that the country has sank into a genocide perpetrated by the government. In a joint statement issued Monday, the six opposition groups said that President Salva Kiir’s regime, with the direct participation of the SPLA army and state-sponsored […]

Refugees Free UN Staff Held Hostage in DR Congo Camp

Refugees Free UN Staff Held Hostage in DR Congo Camp

The United Nations says 16 staff members held hostage at a UN camp in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been released unharmed. The UN peacekeeping department said in a statement late on Tuesday that “the camp is quiet and under full control” of its peacekeepers. Unarmed South Sudanese refugees took the […]

3,500 South Sudan Refugees Relocated

3,500 South Sudan Refugees Relocated

At least 3,500 South Sudan refugees who had camped at Ngomoromo border in Lokung Sub-county in Lamwo District have been moved to settlement camps in order to access basic supplies by government and donors. The refugees had pitched camp at Ngomoromo border point after fleeing South Sudan following renewed fighting between the SPLA and militias […]

Ethiopian Troops Withdraw From Dhusamareeb As Al-shabaab Amasses Forces

Ethiopian Troops Withdraw From Dhusamareeb As Al-shabaab Amasses Forces

Hundreds of Ethiopian troops on Friday withdrew from the central Somalia town of Dhusamareeb under unclear circumstances. Accoriding to a security official who seeks anonymity the troops left the town on Friday morning. “Most of the traders have fled the town after the Ethiopian troops pulled out this morning, we can see many people including […]

Office of the Prime Minister to Relocate 3,000 South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

Office of the Prime Minister to Relocate 3,000 South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

A total of 3,500 South Sudan refugees have pitched camp at the Uganda-South Sudan border post of Ngomoromo in Lamwo District as the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) finalises plans to relocate them in the three different settlement centres. Last month, the district local government offered land for the establishment of refugee settlement camps […]

Leaders Agree on Regional Solution to Somali Refugee Crisis

Leaders Agree on Regional Solution to Somali Refugee Crisis

President of Federal republic of Somalia H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and IGAD heads of states attended a special IGAD Summit on finding Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees. The IGAD special summit was aimed at strengthening the protection of refugees, to respond effectively to the drought situation, mobilize resources and coordinate international efforts. President Farmajo shared […]

Focus On Cameroon in Boko Haram’s Latest Propaganda Video, Analysis

Focus On Cameroon in Boko Haram’s Latest Propaganda Video, Analysis

The latest video from hardline Islamist group Boko Haram has a specific focus on the militants’ operations in Cameroon, according to an expert on Boko Haram’s use of the media. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau appeared in a video obtained by news agencies last week and spoke for about 20 minutes criticising regional leaders. Shekau […]

Stop Forced Return of Nigerian Refugees, UN Tells Cameroon

Stop Forced Return of Nigerian Refugees, UN Tells Cameroon

The Cameroon authorities are said to be forcing thousands of Nigerian refugees out of their homes, against their will, to return to the country. The action came, despite a recent an agreement between Nigeria and Cameroon to prevent forced return. According to a report issued by United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR yesterday, Cameroonian soldiers have […]

US Army Uses Mothers to Get Joseph Kony’s Men to Defect

US Army Uses Mothers to Get Joseph Kony’s Men to Defect

American special forces deployed in the Central African Republic (CAR) to support the hunt for Joseph Kony and his LRA rebels have switched from using bullets to blaring recordings from mothers and fathers, aunts and uncles to persuade the militants to defect. According to a report by Wall Street Journal (WSJ), US commandos are relying […]

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