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Award-winning technologist inspires girls to learn coding12 Aug 2018
Mariéme Jamme, who received no education until she was 16, is now a technology entrepreneur with a mission to train young women.
Refugee Athletes from Kenya impress at African Athletics Championships in Nigeria12 Aug 2018
Asaba comes hot on the heels of the team’s commendable performance at the World U18 Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland.
Refugee athletes from Kenya compete at world under-20s athletics championship in Finland13 Jul 2018
Refugee runners, originally from South Sudan, travelled to Tampere, Finland, to compete against young elite athletes from nearly 100 nations.
New study reveals private sector investment opportunities, that build self-reliance and empower refugees in Kakuma Camp, Kenya4 May 2018
“We need to change the mindset that refugees are sitting at the camp, doing nothing but receiving assistance. Many of them are, in fact, running businesses and creating jobs for others.”
Thousands flee into Kenya to escape Ethiopia violence4 Apr 2018
An estimated 9,600 Ethiopian asylum seekers fled into Moyale in northern Kenya following internal violence.
Nearly 10,000 Ethiopians seek asylum in Moyale, Kenya following violence back home19 Mar 2018
“I was really scared, so I decided to cross the border with my family to Kenya for safety”
Aid appeals seek over $3 billion as South Sudan set to become Africa’s largest refugee and humanitarian crisis1 Feb 2018
“If the war doesn’t stop, refugee numbers will rise from 2.5 to three million in 2018.”
UN Refugee Chief in Dadaab Camps, reassures refugees, returnees and host community of UNHCR’s support21 Dec 2017
“We will continue speaking about Somali refugees.”
UNHCR’s Grandi appeals for urgent action as South Sudan crisis enters fifth year13 Dec 2017
Refugee students among top scorers in Kenya’s national primary school exams27 Nov 2017
“My classroom was overcrowded. I had to wake up very early to get to school as early 6.00am or 5.00am so that I could reserve my seat.”