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Togo refugees in Ghana return home

Officials in Ghana have said that Togolese nationals who fled their country following a crackdown on protesters demanding an end to the Gnassingbe dynasty have started returning home.

26 anti-Gnassingbe protesters to be charged in Ghana

26 Togolese nationals are to appear in court on Monday in Ghana’s capital Accra after police officers arrested them for staging an unlawful protest over the weekend to demand for the resignation of their President, Faure Gnassingbe.

Boko Haram victims protest food shortages

Hundreds of Nigerians who have been displaced by Boko Haram insurgency have staged a protest on the streets of Maiduguri over food shortages and poor conditions in their refugee camp.

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…