Despite suffering violence and loss, those hat manage to get out of South Sudan are the lucky ones.
The conflict between rebels and government, after the last round of fighting, appears to be drawing to a close.
Congolese president Kabila meets his Rwandan and Ugandan counterparts in Kampala to resolve crisis in his country's east
Country free from colonial rule and many live in relative peace but freedom for the opposition remains a distant dream.
With easy access and heroin costing just $2 for a hit, the islands' struggle against drug abuse has a long way to go.