Category: Africa


Norway: Government to review asylum status of Eritreans who celebrate National Service

The Norwegian government will review the asylum cases of 150 Eritreans to determine whether their status should be revoked for...
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Rwanda to receive first 500 migrants evacuated from Libyan detention centres

Hundreds of African migrants will be evacuated from Libyan detention centres to Rwanda in the coming weeks. This move was planned...
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Lagos: 153 Nigerian migrants returned from Libya

As part of an ongoing effort to return Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya, a group of 153 migrants were voluntarily returned to...
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Nigeria: Edo receives almost 5,000 Libya returnees in two years

Since 2017, the Edo State government claims to have received and reintegrated 4,943 locals who had become stuck in Libya.  The...
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Irregular migrants continue to risk their lives as EU countries harden the block’s borders

Recent figures show that travelling from Africa to Europe as an irregular migrant continues to be extremely dangerous. Indeed,...
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Ethiopians abused along the Gulf migration route

Smuggling and trafficking networks continue to exploit Ethiopian irregular migrants who undertake the dangerous journey by boat...
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Rwanda to host hundreds of migrants trapped in Libya

Hundreds of refugees and migrants stuck in detention centres in Libya may be evacuated to Rwanda due to ongoing attacks and...
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Child’s murder sparks demands for tougher checks at Swiss-German border

Politicians are calling for heightened security measures at Germany’s border with Switzerland after an eight-year-old boy was...
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North Macedonia: At least 34 irregular migrants injured in highway accident, another 240 detained for illegal border crossings.

At least 34 Afghan irregular migrants and a truck driver were injured in a highway accident on 20 July 2019, North Macedonian...
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