Category: Africa


Migrants in Gambia bound for Europe apprehended

Authorities in The Gambia have intercepted a group of migrants who were attempting to set off for Europe by boat. The 79 migrants...
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Tunisia allows rescued migrants to dock after a two week wait

Reports on 28 July confirmed that Tunisia would take in 40 migrants who had been stranded at sea for two weeks after being...
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“I raised more than 20,000 dalasis in profit in four months,” says young poultry farmer

The proprietor of ML’s Poultry Firm, Modou Lamin Fatty, a 22-year-old entrepreneur, has described his poultry business as one...
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Large group of migrants rescued off Libyan coast

No fewer than 115 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean off Libya’s northwestern coast in early July. The information...
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“Build a Future, Make it in Gambia” – new project to help tackle root causes of migration

Banjul, Gambia – The European Union (EU) office in Gambia has announced that a new project is expected to be launched soon,...
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Clashes between police and migrants at Libya detention centre

Reports are emerging that Eritrean and Ethiopian migrants detained at the Tareq al-Matar detention centre in Tripoli have clashed...
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UN signs migration agreement

For the first time, United Nations member states have agreed to a comprehensive Global Compact to better manage international...
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NAPTIP’s quest to arrest cross-border traffickers

Nigeria’s anti-human trafficking agency, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has called...
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Number of migrants in Libya’s detention centres doubles

The UN migration agency has reported that the number of migrants in Libya’s overcrowded detention centres has almost doubled...
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