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Somalia: NGOs welcome Kenya’s decision to soften its position on Dadaab refugee camp closure

Camp said to be economic burden and breeding ground for terrorism but will stay open until Somalia stabilises. Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have welcomed Kenya's decision...

Somalia’s returnees face uncertain future

Somalis are returning home en masse after spending over a decade in Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp located in Kenya. Many of them...

Kenyans Support Dadaab Camp Closure, Return of its Troops

Two-thirds of Kenyans say they support closing the Dadaab refugee camp and sending all Somali refugees back home, a new survey shows. In recent months,...

Kenya refugee camps: Somalia president warns against closure

Somalia's president has called for "a better way" to bring home refugees from his country, with Kenya insisting that it will go ahead with...

Somalia says Closing Kenya refugee camps would increase Al shabab Threat

Kenya will be guilty of a “legal and moral failing” and will increase the threat of terrorism if it goes ahead with plans to...

City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp by Ben Rawlence review – timely, disturbing and compelling

Terror, hardship, enterprise – and Manchester United – in a remarkable account of life in Dadaab camp in Kenya. Dadaab is the world’s largest refugee...

Somalia: Somali Citizens in Kenya struggling for survival after shut down of remittance firms

Two months after the Kenyan government moved to suspend 13 Somali remittances operating in its country, the effect of the shutdown has had major impacts...

Kenya must respect the human rights of Somali refugees

Refugees' loss of self-worth and sense of social responsibility is often what leads to extremism. In the wake of the Garissa University College shootings that...

Kenya: Somali refugees not moving out of Kenya any time soon, says UN

Somali refugees are not moving out of the country any time soon. The United Nations says no other country is willing to take the...

Kenya: MSF forced to close Dadaab health posts and evacuate staff amid escalating insecurity

PRESS RELEASE As violence and threats in the northeastern province of Kenya escalate, international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has evacuated 42 of its...

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