The UNHCR has initiated a special program to help wary Mozambican refugees return home. Recurring tensions between FRELIMO, the ruling party, and the opposition RENAMO have sent thousands of Mozambicans fleeing across the border into Malawi.
Tumaini festival is one of a kind: Over the weekend it brought together refugees and locals at Malawi's Dzaleka refugee camp. Together they listened to music, theater and poetry.
Fleeing war, drought and poverty , an increasing number of people from the Horn of Africa are heading south en route to South Africa. After arrival, many face xenophobia, arrest and deportation.
A new survey by Amnesty International reveals that a majority of people around the world would welcome refugees in their countries. Kenyans are refugee - friendly, despite government plans to shut down camps there.
Out of 15 African countries which held elections in 2016, power changed hands only eight times. That's according to the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. All eyes are set for the remaining elections this year.
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