Tag "Refugees"

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NO PAPERS, NO SCHOOLING, NO FUTURE

A Durban mother of two is waging a Constitutional Court battle for the recognition of her family, but the Department of Home Affairs won’t hear of it. Chantel* was only

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40,000 NIGERIAN REFUGEES IN CAMEROON ORDERED BACK TO NORTHEAST NIGERIA: MSF

ABUJA (Reuters) – Cameroonian and Nigerian authorities have ordered 40,000 refugees in Cameroon to return to northeast Nigeria, aid agency Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Wednesday. Tens of thousands

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JESUS WAS A REFUGEE

In South Africa, roughly 79% and in the US, 75% of people identify as Christians. In SA there are whispers of the Home Affairs department denying children born of illegal

DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS REOPENS REFUGEE OFFICE IT CLOSED IN 2011

“The courts had spoken. We had to do it,” says Deputy Minister of Home Affairs The Port Elizabeth Refugee Reception Office was officially re-opened on Friday by Minister of Home

NORTHEAST NIGERIA THREATENED BY CRITICAL FOOD INSECURITY

Almost 3.8 million will face critical food insecurity and 7.7 million need life-saving assistance this year. Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, has been the epicentre of key events and

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SOUTH AFRICA TREAT REFUGEES POORLY

Media reports confirm that refugees are treated with contempt in South Africa. As the world celebrates World Refugee Day today, Emeka Johnson, head of Communications and Public Relations for Africa

Nigeria moves to stop illegal emigration

Nigeria’s government is worried about clandestine migration. Unlike in Europe, the issue is not people coming in, but Nigerians leaving the country. New rules are being enacted to solve the