Burundian Refugees

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, March 11 (UNHCR) – UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres left here late Monday after meeting Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete and launching a landmark two-year programme to end one of the world's most protracted refugee situations – the exile of some 218,000 Burundians who fled their country in 1972. (read more)

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)