Category: Africa


Migrants continue to risk their lives crossing Mediterranean

Despite efforts to stop irregular migration and highlight the dangers associated with it, the trend of migration to Europe shows...
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Mother of missing Gambian migrant tells of her loss

The mother of a Gambian migrant who went missing in Libya has said that the time last she heard from her son was four years ago....
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Gambian migrants and asylum seekers fear backlash in Italy

The arrest of Gambian asylum seeker Alagie Touray by Italian authorities, on suspicions of planning a terrorist attack on behalf...
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More stranded Nigerians return from Libya

A new group of 157 Nigerian migrants who were stranded in Libya have voluntarily returned home. The returnees, who traveled to...
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Nigerian agency warns of the dangers of irregular migration

In a bid to reduce irregular migration by Nigerians, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has warned intending migrants to...
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Over one hundred students lost to traffickers in Edo State

In May it was reported that over 100 students of the Idogbo Secondary School in Benin-City, have been trafficked abroad in the...
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Gambian migrants fear stiffer anti-settlement measures in Italy

Gambian migrants in Italy remain skeptical about Italy’s new Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte and his government’s plans as he...
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Gambian government launches five-year plan to end irregular migration among youth

The Gambian government has launched the ‘Youth and Trade Roadmap’, a five-year plan to address irregular migration among...
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Migrant dressmaking job programme for trafficked women receives gift from Gucci

A group of Nigerian women who were trafficked to Italy to be forced into sex work have found new employment in a handbag and...
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