Smugglers are responsible for 50 percent of abuses against migrants

Smugglers are responsible for 50 percent of all incidents of sexual violence, physical violence, robbery and kidnapping,...
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Kenya calls on Italy to help tackle root causes of irregular migration

Kenya has proposed that the Italian government turn its attention to the root causes when trying to curb irregular migration....
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YEP-Gambia launches business loan scheme for young aspiring entrepreneurs

The European Union (EU)-funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), in partnership with Social Development Fund (SDF), launched a...
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First group of irregular migrants airlifted to Niger by UNHCR from Tripoli since June

As violence rages in Libya’s capital Tripoli, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says it has airlifted a...
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JSF to create 3,000 jobs for women and youth

Speaking at the launch of the Jobs, Skills and Finance for Women and Youth Programme (JSF), the Head of Cooperation for the EU ...
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Gambian migrant commits suicide after rejected asylum application

A 22-year-old Gambian has committed suicide after his application for political asylum in Italy was rejected. The man, identified...
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Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean exceed 2,000 this year

After another 17 migrants died on the journey across the Mediterranean on 5 November 2018, the United Nations High Commissioner...
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IOM improves livelihood opportunities for returnees and potential irregular migrants in Ethiopia

To minimise economic factors that often drive youth to irregular migration and prevent returnees from smooth reintegration, the...
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Group calls for the release of Nigerian irregular migrants detained in Libya

The Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN) has urged the Government of Nigeria to request the release of Nigerians in...
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