A refugee baker from Congo builds his business in Burundi
A Congolese baker is providing daily bread for his fellow refugees and local Burundians, an income for his family, and dignity for himself.
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.
UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner urges strong international support for Burundian refugees to return, rebuild their lives
Farming together fosters ties between Burundian refugees and their Congolese hosts
After finding sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundian refugees are sharing their knowledge of farming with locals.
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.
Spiraling costs, surging conflict, and soaring climate disasters create a desperate future for millions of refugees across Eastern Africa
WFP and UNHCR Joint News Release
A new approach to refugee integration bears fruit in Rwanda
Two years after the Global Refugee Forum, Rwanda shows how inclusive policies in education and livelihoods are unlocking the potential of refugees and their hosts.
Bandit attacks drive Nigerian villagers to flee to Niger
Killings, kidnapping and looting have driven 11,500 Nigerians to seek safety in Niger's Tahoua region in November.
Burundian refugees head home but face reintegration challenges
Over 60,000 refugees have returned this year from across the region as tensions ease in Burundi, although more aid is urgently needed to help them pick up their lives and start over.