Category: Africa


Over 50,000 migrants have voluntarily left Libya since 2015

More than 50,000 stranded migrants in Libya have voluntarily returned to their home countries since 2015, according to the...
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Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean exceed 20,000 since 2014

More than 20,000 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean sea into Europe have died since 2014. The death toll, which has...
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New partner in the Netherlands plans to create migration opportunities for skilled Nigerians

As part of efforts to curb irregular migration from Nigeria, the Institute of International Relations in the Netherlands has...
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Nigeria signs agreement to curb irregular migration

As part of efforts to curb irregular migration in Nigeria, the federal government has signed an agreement with the International...
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Over 1,000 migrants try to reach Europe from Libya in the first two weeks of 2020

More than 1,000 migrants left the Libyan coast in the first two weeks of 2020 in an attempt to reach Europe by boat, according to...
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Nigerian government concerned with large number of potential irregular migrants

Nigeria’s Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has expressed her...
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Eight migrants die at sea in 24-hour period while attempting to reach Spain

The bodies of eight migrants were found in a 24-hour period in December off the coast of Spain. They are among more than 1,200...
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Almost 16,000 Nigerians returned from sixteen countries since April 2017

A total of 15,731 Nigerians have been returned from sixteen countries since April 2017, according to the National Emergency...
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Libya: migrants detained for profit

Libya’s government is profiting from migrant detention centres, according to a leaked report from the EU. The report admitted...
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