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African Refugees

Norway explains resettlement of African refugees from Rwanda

The visiting Norwegian Minister for Justice and Migration, Joran Kallymr, has shed light on his country’s plan to resettle 600 African refugees from Rwanda, which is acting as an emergence transit for hundreds as efforts continue to evacuate them from dire conditions in Libya. Kallymr on...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 12:25am

France, Sweden to receive more African refugees from Rwanda

France and Sweden have pledged to take in hundreds from the group of African refugees brought to Rwanda after they were trapped in Libya for years, according to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. After it was announced earlier this week that Norway was considering taking in up to 600...

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 12:20am

Norway offers to take in 500 African refugees from Rwanda

Norway is considering taking in up to 500 African refugees and asylum-seekers from Libya who are currently hosted at an emergency transit centre in Bugesera District, known as Gashora Transit Centre. This was revealed by Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Vincent Biruta at a news conference on...

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 12:47am

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