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10, 000 Congolese refugees relocate to new camp

10, 000 Congolese refugees relocate to new camp

About ten thousand Congolese refugees will move to the newly opened camp— Mugombwa refugees’ camp set up by the government of Rwanda in Gisagara District in the South of Rwanda. The refugees will be relocated from Nkamira Transit Center in Rubavu District where they have lived since 2012. The relocation of refugees from Nkamira Transit […]

600 Congolese refugees living in Rwanda to relocate to a new site

Rwanda will relocate about 600 Congolese refugees living in Rwanda from Nkamira Transit Centre to the new camp whose construction scheduled to be completed by early next year. This was disclosed by the Minister of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDMAR), Mukantabana Seraphine on December 19, 2013. The new camp will host about 10,000 Congolese […]

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Congolese refugees living in Rwanda benefit from World Vision donation

The Congolese refugees living in Rwanda are expected to benefit from the 50 beds and mattresses donated to Kigeme Hospital by World Vision. The donation is aimed at catering for the growing number of patients from the refugees as well as the locals within the hospital radius. George Gitau, the World Vision Country director, during […]

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Government repatriates Congolese refugees living in Rwanda

The Government of Rwanda has handed over 129 Congolese refugees living in Rwanda to Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Those refugees were received at “Grande-barrier” border in Rubavu District by DRC high government officials represented by Mr. Julien Paluku, the Governor of North Kivu Province. The refugees who had fled the country last […]

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Relocation of Congolese living in Rwanda Kicks- off

The relocation of thousands of Congolese refugees living in Rwanda from Nkamira Transit Center  in Rubavu District in the Western Province to Nyabiheke refugee camp in Gatsibo District in the Eastern Province kicked-off on  May 7,2013. About 48 families composed of 349 individuals were transferred on the first day and the exercise is continuing at a […]

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