YouthConnekt launched in The Gambia to tackle youth unemployment

The Gambian chapter of YouthConnekt, an African youth initiative aimed at improving the employability of young people,...
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Over 8,000 Gambian youth took the ‘backway’ to Europe since 2017

A joint migration study conducted by Action Aid International-The Gambia and Action Aid-Denmark entitled: ‘Back Way...
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Migrant boat in distress ignored by Libyan coastguard

A rubber boat carrying around 100 migrants spent hours in distress off the Libyan coast, as officials ignored calls for...
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Over 10,000 Eritrean asylum seekers travel to Ethiopia as borders reopen

Over 10,000 Eritrean asylum seekers have crossed over to Ethiopia since the border was reopened on 11 September 2018,...
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Thirty-nine Gambians among migrants rescued off coast of Guinea-Bissau

Seventy-two irregular migrants were recently rescued along the coast of Guinea Bissau according to the Liaison Officer...
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Ethiopian migrants detained in Tanzania for irregular migration return to Addis Ababa

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said it has helped to repatriate 67 Ethiopian migrants who entered...
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Over 30 migrants, mostly Kurds, feared dead after boat capsizes in Aegean Sea

A boat carrying 35 irregular migrants, many of them Kurds, capsized in the Aegean Sea on 9 October, killing all but one...
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Morocco navy fires at migrant boat, wounding boy

The Morocco navy opened fire on a boat transporting migrants from the North African country to Spain, wounding a...
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More child migrants arriving on Greek islands to dismal conditions

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported that over 7,000 migrant children have made it to the...
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