Category: Africa


Italy shuts down key migrant centre

A migrant reception centre in Mineo on the Italian island of Sicily, which was once the largest migrant centre in Europe, has...
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Dozens of migrants missing after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

Over 80 African migrants are missing and feared dead after their boat capsized off the Tunisian coast on 4 July, according to the...
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Libya: Detained migrants killed in airstrike

At least 60 migrants were killed and more than 130 were injured in an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya on 3 July....
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Family reunification in Europe getting harder

Reuniting migrant families in Europe is getting harder due to tough family reunification laws. One such case is Eritrean refugee,...
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Eritrean migrants arrested as Ethiopia and Kenya crackdown on irregular migration

Between March and June 2019, Kenyan authorities arrested 55 Eritrean migrants for attempting to enter the country irregularly and...
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Italy to fine migrant rescue boats who enter Italian waters

Rescuing migrants stranded in the central Mediterranean will become increasingly difficult due to a proposed decree by Italy to...
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Eritrean migrants held in dire conditions in Libyan detention centres

More than 650 refugees and migrants, including over 430 Eritreans, are being held in dire conditions in Zintan detention centre...
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Ethiopia opens new centre to help refugees access vital services

Ethiopia has opened a new centre to help refugees access vital services such as registering civil events including births and...
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One-stop-shops in Ethiopia to provide essential services for refugees

Centres dedicated to providing essential services for refugees is launching across Ethiopia to support access to common services...
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