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This weather phenomenon could bring too much of a good thing.
The peace deal with Ethiopia hasn’t stopped the flow of refugees, many of whom choose to head on to Europe or the Americas, if they can afford it.
Weeks of lockdown have deepened resentment in quiet villages once awash in uprisings. Some warn that rights abuses are fuelling militancy rather than containing it.
Tougher US policies and an overwhelmed asylum system in Mexico have left African migrants stranded after flying halfway around the world.
Since 2015, Europe has become increasingly indifferent to the plight of migrants and asylum seekers lost at sea.
The protests betrayed anger at the souring economy and official corruption, but they also showed a lack of trust in the state, even in public hospitals.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize, but his 18 months in power have been difficult, and dangers lie ahead.
Refugees must be allowed to return of their own accord. The risk otherwise is simply more conflict and further displacement.
A plan to repatriate 2,000 refugees a week has led to restrictions on NGOs and increased fear among 200,000 Burundians living in Tanzania’s camps.
In ‘startling results’, staff at the World Food Programme reported a ‘pervasive’ abuse of authority, as well as widespread harassment and discrimination.