Uganda took in more refugees than any other country last year and provided them all with land. But they have to clear it and build a home themselves.Read more
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The number of South Sudanese who have fled to Uganda has hit one million.
Uganda is now hosting more than one million refugees who have fled civil war in neighbouring South Sudan, according to the United Nations. The conflict in the world’s newest country has created Africa’s biggest refugee crisis in more than twenty years, and women and children represent 85% of those who’ve crossed the border. BBC reporter Catherine Byaruhanga tells BBC Minute about Uganda’s unique system for welcoming refugees. Picture: Recently arrived refugees from South Sudan sell food at the Ngomoromo border post in Uganda, April 2017, Credit: Isaac Kasamani/AFP/Getty Images.
Emi Mahmoud performs a poem to mark one million South Sudanese refugees arriving in Uganda.