Kenyan refugees now face hunger in Uganda

UGANDA: Kenyan refugees in Uganda face hunger after running out of food rations.The victims, who fled their homes during the post-election violence, are appealing for more food supplies. ( read more )

Surging prices may force more people from homes: UNHCR

NAIROBI (AFP) — The head of the UN refugee agency warned Friday that instability created by surging oil and food prices may force increasing numbers of people from their homes in search of basic necessities. (read more)

All That Remains of One Kenyan School

RIFT VALLEY, KENYA: A BBC photo essay of the Fadhili Academy (view images)

African Refugees Spurring Hunting of Endangered Species

NAIROBI, KENYA: Hungry refugees in Tanzania are eating chimpanzees and other endangered species in order to supplement their meager diet, international conservation group Traffic said on Tuesday. It said refugees living near national parks in northwestern Tanzania were also illegally...(read more)

Uganda Returns Favour by Taking Kenya's Refugees

MALABA, UGANDA: Two weeks after violence erupted in Kenya over a disputed election, refugees are still trickling over the border into Uganda to reverse a tide of thousands that have fled bloodshed in the other direction. Looking tired and fearful as they ...(read more)

UNHCR Assistance for Displaced Kenyans

KENYA: UNHCR is providing relief supplies to tens of thousands of Kenyans displaced by the recent turmoil in the East African country, where they already care for more than 270,000 refugees from elsewhere in Africa. They're making available...(read more)