Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) Some 620 Congolese refugees have been moved from Kigeme, a village described to be at high risk zone, to a new camp of Mahama in southeastern Rwanda, near the border with Tanzania. An official statement obtained on Tuesday by PANA in Kigali said they were relocated for their [...] Full text...
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Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the African Union (AU) on receiving and providing protection to refugees and asylum seekers who are currently being held in detention centres in Libya. The MOU aims to establish an Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) in Rwanda for [...] Full text...
Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has decided, after 30 years of collaboration, to suspend its cooperation and partnership with the Tunisian Red Crescent, an official source told PANA here Monday. The suspension, the source explained, followed several failures by the Tunisian humanitarian institution during [...] Full text...
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The Kenyan government has issued a three-month ultimatum to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to relocate Somali and Ethiopian refugees at the refugee camps in Dadaab, North Eastern Kenya, following the killing of 147 University campus students. Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto, said Saturday that [...] Full text...
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday that for tens of thousands of displaced persons in Western Côte d'Ivoire and most of the refugees in neighbouring Liberia, their return home is being delayed by tension and risks. According to the IDRC [...] Full text...