Category archives for: Africa

South Africa Rejects Ethiopian Migrants’ Multimillion-dollar Offer

Johannesburg, South Africa, January 17, 2020//-Thousands of Ethiopian refugees living in South Africa are dangling an offer of R100 million (US$6,94 million) to the host country’s government in exchange for permanent residence permits.

Togo Issues Residence Permits to 23 Congolese Refugees

Lomé, Togo, January 16, 2020-The ministers of social action and civil protection have given this Thursday, January 16, 2020 in Lome, residence permits to 23 Congolese refugees.

The Female Face of Southern Africa’s Climate Crisis

New York, USA, January 14, 2020//-The global climate crisis is not gender neutral. Around the world, women and girls are on the front line of changing weather patterns – disproportionately shouldering the costs and burdens.

UN Report: Congo Killings May Be Crimes Against Humanity

London, UK, January 13, 2020//-Killings and rapes committed by armed militias in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s northeastern Ituri province could constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, according to a new report from the UN’s Joint Human Rights Office.

Urban Refugees: A Decade On The Margins In Cameroon

Yaoundé, Cameroon, January 10, 2020//-Two thirds of the world’s refugees live in cities, yet they are all too often an invisible underclass, left to fend for themselves without support.

Five Arrested After Americans Killed in Kenya Attack

Nairobi, Kenya, January 9, 2020//- Law enforcers have arrested five men in connection with the deadly attack on a military base in northern Kenya.

Three killed in Kenya Bus Attack

January 2, 2020//-Three people have been killed after a bus was attacked in Kenya close to the Somali border, local officials say.

12 Die in Christmas Night Floods in Rwanda

December 28, 2019//-At least 12 people have died and others displaced following a downpour on Christmas night in Rwanda, the government has confirmed.

Doctors Quit in Protest of Army at Ebola Hospitals

Kinshasa, DRC, December 27, 2019//– Efforts to eradicate the deadly Ebola have suffered a severe blow after an international medical humanitarian organisation ended its activities northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Bahrain Condemns Terrorist Explosion Targeting Hotel in Somalia

Manama, Bahrain, December 24, 2019/ — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain condemned the terrorist explosion targeting a hotel in Galkayo in the Federal Republic of Somalia which resulted in the death of a number of people and the injury of others.

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