Learners at Angelina Jolie Girls’ Boarding Primary School busy in class. The school has about 250 learners and meets the minimum standards set by the Ministry of Education.

Low turnouts as schools reopen in Kakuma refugee camp

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Kenya said new changes in the education sector have affected education as schools reopen in Kakuma refugee camp. Kakuma...

Inspired by Former Refugee, Deng: What refugees can become with support and opportunity

As the refugee crisis continues, there has been a chorus of fear in host countries that they will “drain precious state resources” by putting pressure on healthcare,...

Eight Kakuma students awarded Equity Bank’s Wings to Fly scholarships

Eight students from Kakuma have benefited from comprehensive secondary school scholarship courtesy of Equity Bank's Wings to Fly 2018 scholarship programme. Of this figure, 3 are refugees from...

Pop-up store in London seeks to help refugees

In London’s Soho, a new pop-up shop named 'Choose Love' asks customers to buy real gifts for refugees in an alternate take on holiday shopping. "The idea of...

Trump lifts refugee ban, but admissions still plummet, data shows

In late October, President Donald Trump lifted a temporary ban on most refugee admissions, a move that should have cleared the way for more people fleeing persecution...

Kakuma Got Talent: 2 Brathaz stuns fans with new music video

Top performing artists from Kakuma Refugee Camp, Ismail Jama and Musa Omar from Somali, born and raised the camp are yearning to break ground in the African...

Give us a chance to build a brighter future, young refugees say

More than a dozen youth delegates from countries as diverse as Iran, Iraq and South Sudan are taking part in a high-level gathering in Geneva. The way South...

Former refugee to top model: Ajak Deng helping Syrian refugees

As a child she fled a war in Sudan, spent three years in a Kenyan refugee camp where her mother died of malaria and moved to Australia...

Refugee youth bulge a ticking time bomb that must be addressed

By PETER KAGWANJA "We live in the age of the refugee, the age of the exile”, said the Argentinian intellectual Ariel Dorfman. Today, 65.6 million people are forcibly...

The world’s largest refugee camp: what the future holds for Dadaab

Cristiano D'Orsi: Research Fellow and Lecturer at the South African Research Chair in International Law (SARCIL), University of Johannesburg Over the past month Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp has...


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