Hope and opportunity for refugee students in Botswana
As universities begin to offer scholarships, refugee students look forward to a more secure future in the country they now call home.
Better access to water improves lives for refugees and their hosts in Zimbabwe camp
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have improved water supply at Tongogara camp, in a project funded by the African Development Bank.
UN refugee chief visits South Africa to show support for government and refugees
Filippo Grandi pledges continued support and cooperation with South African government to ensure refugee protection during a two-day visit.
Amid rising xenophobic attacks in South Africa, UNHCR ramps up aid for refugees, calls for urgent action
UNHCR rushing staff, supplies to assist people affected by Cyclone Idai
UNHCR concerned over reports of forced return of Zimbabwean asylum-seeker
Refugee student's hard work pays off with scholarship to study in USA
A young Congolese refugee in Zimbabwe achieves his dream of going to university with a scholarship awarded by the US government.
Planting the seeds of tolerance in South Africa through soccer
The project is trying to build understanding of refugees in a country where xenophobia has been a recurring problem
Statelessness: Living the South African dream on borrowed time
Abandoned as a child with no documents, Jabulani Sibanda has built an enviable life for himself and his family – under the radar of the law.