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.

26 Jan 2023

Escalating violence leaves hundreds dead and hundreds of thousands on the move in eastern DRC

24 Jan 2023

Football brings refugees and host community together in Angola

An integrated team of refugees and their Angolan neighbours is helping to break down barriers and foster understanding, proving that the beautiful game can be a win-win contest.

16 Dec 2022

Lighting up the lives of forcibly displaced people in Mozambique

UNHCR is working with development partners and the Government of Mozambique to provide electricity to displaced people living in settlements.

7 Dec 2022

Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness

After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.

1 Dec 2022

To my Mom, who inspired me to achieve my dreams

In this occasional series, we feature letters from people to refugees who have shaped their lives.

29 Nov 2022

Food shortages and aid cuts put more displaced women at risk of gender-based violence

Around the world, forcibly displaced women and girls are bearing the brunt of deteriorating economies, rising prices and a lack of funding for humanitarian responses.

25 Nov 2022

UN Refugee Agency calls for ban on forced returns of asylum-seekers to eastern DR Congo

18 Nov 2022

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