At least 7 500 Congolese refugees have arrived in Uganda since the start of this month, placing strain on already badly overstretched facilities, according to the UN refugee agency.
Papua New Guinea’s prime minister demanded that Australia must end or completely rework a controversial multi-million dollar contract to manage refugees stuck in tropical island camps.
As the world marks World Refugee Day, a reminder that xenophobia is still common and South Africa is no exception.
Africa has over 6 million refugees and is one of the regions with the most displaced people in the world, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Mediterranean countries say they have taken a key step towards finding out the fate of thousands of migrants, many fleeing Syria’s war, who have gone missing while trying to reach Europe.