23,000 Angolans back home as refugee status ends

Published: 30/Jun/2012
Source: AFP

The United Nations refugee agency said a total of 23,000 Angolans have been repatriated since last year from neighbouring countries where their refugee status officially ended on Saturday. “Since February 2011, 23,000 Angolans have returned to their country,” the UNHCR’s coordinator of repatriation in Angola, Margarida Fawke, told AFP.

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Themes: Nationality and Refugees
Regions: Southern Africa, Angola, Zambia
Year: 2012