Refugees could return to south Sudan after rainy season – UN official

Visiting a camp in north-western Kenya, the chief of the United Nations refugee agency today promised that thousands of people driven from their homes in South Sudan by two decades of fighting could return to the region after the rainy season ends in October.

Repatriation of Somali refugees from Kenya resumes after two-year break – UN

The first airlifts from Kenya to Somalia in two years left Dadaab in Kenya this week, bringing dozens of Somali refugees home to the north after more than a decade in exile, the United Nations refugee agency said today.