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UNHCR: Ethiopia Hosts More Refugees Than Any African Country

The U.N. refugee agency reports Ethiopia now hosts more refugees than any other country in Africa, supplanting its neighbor, Kenya.  The UNHCR says the main factor is the huge influx of refugees from conflict-ridden South Sudan. UNHCR reports by the end of July, Ethiopia was sheltering almost 630,000 registered refugees, including nearly one-quarter of a million refugees from South Sudan.  The agency says most of them, nearly 190,000, have fled into Ethiopia since war erupted in...

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