Mozambicans in Tete province are again fleeing to refugee camps in Malawi to escape a new wave of fighting and political persecution that followed a period of relative calm during May and June. A makeshift camp at [...]
The United Nations’ refugee agency, the UNHCR, has finally begun taking Mozambican refugees to a proper accommodation camp in Malawi – but heavy rains mean 10,000 will have to remain where they are until at least next week.
Mozambican defence forces stand accused of trying to prevent would-be refugees from crossing from Tete into western Malawi, while reports have also emerged of refugees fleeing from Zambézia province into south-eastern Malawi.
New camp would allow NGOs to provide 11,000 Mozambicans with ‘minimum humanitarian conditions’, but Ràdio Moçambique says the Mozambique government tried to stop it re-opening Malawi will go ahead with the [...]