Governance

Malawi President Stands Firm on Refugees Relocation

BLANTRYE, MALAWI – Refugees and their advocates in Malawi have expressed alarm at President Lazarus Chakwera’s defense of a plan to force about 2,000 people back into a refugee camp. A court injunction has prevented their immediate relocation, but auth…

General

Thousands Flee Surging Violence in Burkina Faso

GENEVA – A series of attacks by unidentified armed groups in Burkina Faso over the past 10 days has left 45 people dead and forced 17,500 people to flee their homes, the U.N. refugee agency says. The UNHCR reports gunmen went on a rampage in three regi…