Several countries across Africa are overburdened by a lack of space and financial support for refugees.
Developing countries carry the burden of hosting 86% of the world’s forced migrants.
Far away in Brazil, Congolese refugee pushes to compete in Rio Olympics as part of the Games' first stateless team
His food vouchers were stolen by corrupt team officials and he lost in his first bout. That was the final straw
Refugees are 4.1% of Chad’s population, and 1.2% of Kenya’s. Only Sweden’s ratio of refugees-to-entire population exceeds 1%.
In the first few days, they had matched 122 refugees to shared flats.
The temblor felt in Rwanda, DR Congo, Burundi and Uganda. Some recalled a similar quake preceded the 1993 assassination of Burundi's Ndadaye.
Last year alone, an estimated 13.9 million people were displaced -- or a startling 42,500 a day.
The Imbonerakure, a Hutu group affiliated with the CNDD-FDD rebels turned ruling party, has a bloody reputation
Critics say president's effort to cling to power is unconstitutional and could push Burundi back into violence.
7 surprising things about asylum seekers from Africa—where Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal beat Libya and Somalia
No single African country ranks among the top three by origin of asylum requests, a new UN report shows.
In many ways Sierra Leone's announcement that it is to withdraw from peacekeeping in Somalia over an Ebola issue, was one of the lowest moments.