Burundi needs more support to give returnees and refugees a fresh start

Increased funding is needed to support more than 200,000 Burundian former refugees who have returned home in the last five years, as well as nearly 90,000 refugees hosted in the country.

18 Nov 2022

UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner urges strong international support for Burundian refugees to return, rebuild their lives

2 Nov 2022

Returned refugees break ground at South Sudan farm cooperative

Looking to build a secure future, returning refugees are working alongside local residents to turn a 250-acre plot of bushland into a productive farm.

27 Oct 2022

Weary of men's wars, South Sudan's women risk all for peace

Their sons and brothers got caught up in the bush wars roiling the world's youngest country, so the women decided to bring them home.

19 Oct 2022

Thirty years of hope and higher education for refugees in West Africa

For the last three decades, DAFI scholarships have given refugees the chance to earn a university degree, providing the gifts of education, hope and a brighter future.

17 Oct 2022

Nearly 6,000 Congolese refugees return home from Zambia with UNHCR support

27 Sep 2022

In Tanzania, UNHCR's Grandi urges more backing for solutions as the country continues to host refugees

High Commissioner urges more donor support for solutions and praises progress in refugee protection in Tanzania.

27 Aug 2022

UNHCR applauds Liberia for removing gender discrimination from its nationality law

11 Aug 2022

To support trafficking victims, UNHCR urges more protection services in Africa

29 Jul 2022