Refugees in South Africa share acts of kindness with their hosts
A community of Somali refugees stand together with their South African neighbours to assist those struggling the most during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In South Africa's COVID-19 lockdown, women refugee entrepreneurs struggle
As the nationwide lockdown continues, women, including refugees, strive to provide for their families.
UNHCR and WFP warn refugees in Africa face hunger and malnutrition as COVID-19 worsens food shortages
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 alarm at recent anti-foreigner violence in South Africa
Attacks on foreigners in South Africa expose refugee women to new dangers
UNHCR mulls solutions for refugees affected by xenophobia
Xenophobic violence in South Africa has forced thousands of refugees to flee their homes, and now many are turning to UNHCR for help.
UNHCR concern at xenophobic violence in South Africa
The refugee agency sends team to Durban to assess the situation and identify where the organization can support government and civil society partners in their response.