A girls football team has given Burundian refugees a ray of hope in the largest refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Thousands of refugees have flooded into Burundi to escape a fresh outbreak of fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The UNHCR has praised locals for welcoming their traumatized neighbors.
Thousands of Burundi refugees have fled their country to the DRC in order to escape violence. Yet across the border, clashes with Congolese security forces have left some refugees dead.
Stuttgart's Chadrac Akolo is off to a flying start in the Bundesliga. The Democratic Republic of Congo international has come a long way since arriving in Switzerland as a refugee at the age of 14.
Ugandan will send home at least 46,000 refugees from Burundi following a request from its government. Burundian officials maintain that the country is now safe after months of civil unrest (with update).
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