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DRC probes killing of Burundian refugees

The Democratic Republic of Congo said Sunday that it had opened an inquiry after soldiers fired on Burundian refugees in the eastern South Kivu province, killing dozens.

DRC conflict forces millions out of school

A humanitarian organisation says fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo has forced hundreds of thousands of children to stop their education, making them a part of the 7.4 million children who are out of school in the country.

Camp for displaced in Nigeria hit by Cholera

Cholera has broken out in northeast Nigeria at a camp for people displaced by the eight year conflict with Boko Haram, aid group Médecins Sans Frontières said on Thursday, bringing disease to communities already underfed and living in…

Burundi: Many continue to flee abuses

Burundians continue to flee their country due to ongoing threats and abuses despite their government's insistence that many are returning, according to a report published on Thursday.

Sudan to split South Sudanese refugees after unrest

Sudan is planning to split a camp housing tens of thousands of South Sudanese refugees into three separate units after a wave of violence, a minister said Sunday. A group of youths went on a rampage this week at the Al Waral camp in Sudan's…

Hundreds of refugees forced back to Nigeria from Cameroon

Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, violating an agreement between the two countries to shield thousands from Boko Haram violence, the United Nations said on Thursday. The…

Algeria and Morocco urged to release trapped Syrian refugees

Algeria and Morocco should to take action to assure safe passage to 41 Syrian refugees stranded along the border between both countries for weeks, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR)said on Tuesday. The Syrian refugees, including…