Ivorians seek refuge in Liberia as stalemate in Cote d'Ivoire continues

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Refugees fleeing Côte d'Ivoire

Refugees fleeing Côte d'Ivoire

• For over a month now, people from Côte d’Ivoire have been seeking refuge in neighbouring Liberia, victims of the uncertainty and post electoral tensions in their country. Many are women and children who have experienced war before. UNHCR has registered 22,000 Ivorian refugees in Liberia.

Somali migrants seek a safe home in Djibouti and beyond

Somalis flee

• Tens of thousands of people continue to flee Somalia as violence continues to grip the country. Refugees have made their way to camps in Kenya and Djibouti, but some of these desperate people prefer to try their luck at travelling further afield in search of a better life, a decision which can often have fatal consequences.

Somali government completes roadmap for stability

• The top United Nations envoy for Somalia, Ambassador Augustine Mahiga visited the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday. The visit came as the Somali government continues its efforts to create stability. The government has completed a roadmap to achieve that in the next 8 months.

Augustine Mahiga

Augustine Mahiga

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