Tongogara Refugee Camp

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    Big dreams for Congolese journalist who came to Zimbabwe as a refugee

    Chen Williams An aspiring Congolese upcoming journalist, Barthelemy Mwanza, has come a long way from being a refugee who left the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) due to a tribal war, to being an active advocate for the youth and a great participant in several organisations. Barthelemy arrived in Zimbabwe along with his sister in 2012 under the Department of…

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    Zimbabwe-born refugee is set to become a commercial pilot

    BORN to Burundi parents, raised and educated inside Tongogara Refugee Camp in Chipinge, Zimbabwe, 19-year-old Agnes Niyondezi has broken the ceiling and is set to become a commercial pilot. Agnes was taken to Canada at the age of 14 in 2016 by a donor, where she is now making waves. The high-flying teenager was one of more than 200 applicants…

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    Rwandan refugees living in Zimbabwe resist being sent back home

    A GROUP of Rwandan refugees living in Zimbabwe are refusing to be repatriated, five years after losing their refugee status.Some 140 people, who are living in the Tongogara Refugee Camp in eastern Zimbabwe, had their refugee status revoked in 2013 by the United Nations after assurances given by the Rwandan government that their safety back home was guaranteed.However, the group…

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