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After Surviving Cyclone Idai, Displaced Zimbabweans Fend Off Coronavirus

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: CoronavirusHealthHuman RightsMigration

After Cyclone Idai devastated Zimbabwe last year, hundreds took refuge in temporary camps. Now, as the government continues to delay resettlement, another catastrophe looms.

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Stranded Abroad, Many Ugandans Don’t Know When They’ll Get Home

Region: Uganda

Topics: AutonomyCoronavirusHuman RightsMigration

Uganda’s border closure was meant to protect citizens from the spread of the coronavirus. But the policy also left some Ugandans trapped in the diaspora – and many are still waiting to return.

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As Zimbabwe Struggles With Finances, Undocumented Migrants Languish in Prison

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: Human MigrationHuman RightsLegal RightsMigration

The country, in the midst of an economic crisis, can’t afford to enforce its deportation laws or build detention centers. Those without proper paperwork have no other choice but to sit in jail.

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Zimbabweans Abandon Cities as Opportunities Dry Up

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: EconomyHuman MigrationMigration

The country’s economic crisis has caused massive job loss in urban areas. Many residents, desperate for cheaper living options, are heading back to the countryside.

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Eager for Ways to Buy Staples, Zimbabweans Turn to Technology

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: EconomyEntrepreneurshipMigrationMoney

With inflation tightening its grip on Zimbabwe, people are hungry for ways to get groceries from abroad, but many traditional methods are expensive and inconvenient. But new technology might offer some relief.

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Driven by Hunger, South Sudanese Refugees Slip Back into Homeland

Region: Uganda

Topics: ConflictHuman RightsLegal RightsMigration

Uganda has taken in hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese fleeing violence. But reductions in land plots and meager food stipends are forcing refugees to re-enter dangerous territory in the hunt for viable land.

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Amid Confusion About Land Ownership in Uganda, Violence Between Landlords and Tenants Escalates

Region: Uganda

Topics: Human RightsLegal RightsMigrationPower

As migrants crowd into Uganda’s Mityana District and demand for land grows, the relationship between tenants and landlords has reached a breaking point. Landlords fear asserting their rights as tenants embrace the country’s growing trend of mob justice.

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Zimbabwean Migrants Return Home, Sacrifice Opportunity After Attacks in South Africa

Region: Zimbabwe

Topics: EconomyHuman RightsMigration

This year, a spate of attacks against foreigners in South Africa led hundreds of Zimbabwean migrants to return home and sacrifice income their families rely on. But it’s not just migrants who have been affected – the attacks have spelled trouble for many other Zimbabweans who depend on the South African economy.

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