Uganda is a role model in hosting African refugees. Not confined to camps, the migrants can build up new lives in rural areas or cities. But as conflicts in neighboring countries end, refugees are under pressure to return – for example to Burundi.
With the newly approved constitution in Burundi, President Nkurunziza can rule until 2034, joining a club of dictators in Africa. It's high time that African youth stood up against tyranny, DW's Fred Muvunyi writes.
Africa has depended on outside help to combat its worst killer, malaria, for decades. Despite more recent strides than setbacks in combating the scourge of the mosquito-borne disease, it remains heavily donor-reliant.
A third of Cameroon's athlete contingent have disappeared after this year's Commonwealth Games in Australia and want to stay in the country. Australia's home affairs minister has threatened to deport them.
A government minister has confirmed that Uganda may take in 500 migrants of African origin. Organizations working with refugees in the East African country warn that resources are already running low.
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