Over 400 stranded migrants rescued in Sahara desert

Over 400 stranded migrants traveling on foot were picked up by search and rescue teams along the Niger-Algeria border, according...
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Boats carrying nearly 10,000 migrants in the Mediterranean were intercepted and returned to Libya in 2018

In 2018 so far, the Libyan coastguard has rescued, intercepted and returned to Libya nearly 10,000 migrants crossing the...
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Germany partners with Nigeria against irregular migration

As part of measures to reduce the rate of irregular migration to Europe, Germany and Nigeria have signed three Memoranda of...
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New ‘Youth Empowerment Project’ initiative set to offer 965 spots in technical and vocational skills training

A training programme designed to empower young people with technical and vocational skills has been launched in The Gambia. Nine...
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Sixty-three stranded Ethiopian migrants assisted to return home

Ethiopian migrants who were stranded in Somaliland since early July have been assisted to return home by the International...
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More migrants return home voluntarily through IOM Niger

The UN Migration Agency’s Assisted Voluntary Return Programme in Niger has reported that so far this year it has sent home a n...
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Migrants hold protest demanding relocation from Libya

A group of migrants, mostly Ethiopian and Eritrean, recently held a protest in Libya. The migrants say they arrived in Libya in...
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Italy threatens to send migrants it rescued back to Libya

Italy has threatened to send nearly 180 rescued migrants back to Libya, if other European countries did not take the migrants....
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Gambian irregular migrants in Europe distressed by EU’s deportation plan

Many Gambian irregular migrants in Europe are feeling uneasy after news broke out in July that they may soon be deported. The...
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