A spike of violence in the Kasai Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has now forced over 11,000 refugees to seek safety in Angola. Border points and villages inside the Southern African...
Two people were held in connection with the murders last month of officials sent to investigate a rebellion, although one suspect subsequently escaped.
The appointment of Bruno Tshibala to be prime minister seems unlikely to resolve the country’s political crisis or satisfy the opposition, analysts say.
Running a small neighborhood restaurant in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gives a cook back her pride and her independence.
Refugee access to livelihoods and the labour market through maintaining harmonious relationships with the host population in urban settings, is an objective to which UNHCR is committed.
In Malawi, refugees use their initiative to establish small businesses to help support their families.
President Joseph Kabila’s reluctance to step down has led to fears that Congo, where five million died in recent wars, may see renewed violence.
The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court cited the murder of two United Nations researchers and the discovery of 23 mass graves in the Kasaï region.
Michael Sharp of Kansas and Zaida Catalan, a Swede, were investigating a new rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
While recognised refugees have little to worry about from Government's inspection of businesses not in compliance with the '60 percent employ South African rule', it is their colleagues and peers, who do not understand their right to work that has them living in fear.
A police convoy was ambushed by members of the Kamuina Nsapu militia, who then decapitated about 40 of the officers.
Nearly 300 people are to be given $250 each, with reparations also going toward community projects, because of an attack on a Congolese village in 2003.
U.N. peacekeeping officials have asked the Security Council to open an investigation into human rights violations.
A lower-cost vaccine provides strong protection against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease, and could be particularly useful in poorer countries, researchers said.
Much need improvements are now underway in the health centre in Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi, however without continued financial support, it will difficult to keep the center stocked with much needed medicines and supplies.
Mayukwayuka refugee settlement was established in Zambia in 1966 to host refugees fleeing from Angola's civil war. For the first time, banking services are now available in the camp thanks to the entrepreneurship of a former Angolan refugee.
Soldiers opened fire on a group of civilians in a massacre that left at least 13 people dead, the military’s auditor general said on Saturday.
Michael Sharp, an American, and Zahida Katalan, a Swede, were in the Kasai region to investigate possible human rights violations. Four Congolese are also missing.
UNHCR Releases report on the economic impact of refugees hosted in Zambia
The new secretary general, António Guterres, will propose “a new approach” to combat a rising number of allegations against the body’s peacekeeping forces.