UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (Nairobi)

Updates on conflicts and news from throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Website: http://www.irinnews.org/


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  • South Africa: Health System Shuns Asylum Seekers

    When Elise M's* 18-year-old daughter tried to kill herself with an overdose of pills last year, the ambulance that Elise called took them to nearby South Rand Hospital, in the... Read more »



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July 24

  • Africa: Innovating for Refugees

    Alexander Aleinikoff, deputy high commissioner for refugees at the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), is frank about the challenge of innovating within what he refers to as "stodgy and... Read more »



July 15

  • West Africa: Statelessness = Invisibility

    At least 750,000 people are stateless in West Africa, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), which is calling for governments to do more to give or restore the nationality of... Read more »



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June 30

  • Uganda: Refugee Economies - the Ugandan Model [analysis]

    When a team from Oxford University's Humanitarian Innovation Project set out to explore what work refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda had managed to find, they were struck by the... Read more »



June 25

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