Yaya Dia Adama escaped violence in CAR and came to the Gado refugee camp in Cameroon with her five children. She makes a living as a seamstress. (Photo/Ryan Brown/UN Women/Flickr).

Refugees In Africa Doubled Between 2009 And 2016, From 2.1M To 4.9M: Here’s Why They Stay Put Despite End To Conflict At Home

The lengthy nature of some of Africas wars is one of the main hindrances to ending the refugee cycle. The Somalia war is over 27 years and the DRC been in conflict since the 1990s.

Thousands demand an end to xenophobic violence in South Africa recently. (Photo/Kim Ludbrook/EPA)

Survey Shows 70% Of South Africans Feel Immigrants Pose A Threat To The Country, And That Fuels Xenophobia

Remarkably, the most frequently mentioned non-threat explanation for kind of hate crime was envy of the success or ingenuity of foreigners.