Category: Africa


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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Dozens wounded as 140 East African migrants escape traffickers

According to reports from the UN, at least 15 migrants were killed and dozens wounded when a group of migrants escaped Libyan...
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UN sanctions human traffickers in Libya

Six leaders of human trafficking networks operating in Libya have been sanctioned by the United Nations’ Security Council....
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Britain and Nigeria to cooperate in tackling irregular migration and human trafficking

The British government says it will support the Nigerian government’s efforts to prosecute human traffickers as well as those...
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Over 7,000 Nigerians repatriated from Libya so far

A total of 7,746 Nigerians have been repatriated to Nigeria from Libya so far under the International Organization for...
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Migrants reintegrated in Nigeria

A significant number of Nigerian migrants who have been repatriated from Libya after failed attempts to cross the sea to Europe...
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‘Europe is overloaded by migrants’ – President Barrow

President Adama Barrow, discussing irregular migration and other issues with former British Premier Tony Blair, at Chatham House,...
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