East Africa: Eritrean Refugees Defy Border Closures Only to Find Hardship in Ethiopia

[The New Humanitarian] Addis Ababa -The long-dormant border crossings re-opened with such fanfare between Eritrea and Ethiopia last year as a symbol of warming relations are all now closed – but that isn’t stopping a steady flow of Eritrean refugees from fleeing across the heavily militarised frontier.

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South Africa: We Did the Sums On Country’s Mental Health Spend. They’re Not Pretty

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has taken steps towards strengthening mental health care in the last 20 years. These include reforming the Mental Health Care Act 2002 and developing a National Mental Health Policy Framework and Strategic Plan 2013-2020.

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