Category: Africa


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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Helping young Gambians to be successful entrepreneurs

One hundred young Gambians have successfully undergone a week-long entrepreneurship training in business development and...
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Migrants face “modern-time slavery” in Libya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has described the situation facing migrants in Libya as “modern-time...
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Lack of jobs fuels ‘backway to Europe’

President Adama Barrow has singled out youth unemployment as the biggest factor responsible for the mass migration of young...
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Combating irregular migration is government priority

Gambia’s Foreign Minister Ousainou Darboe, recently told members of the National Assembly that irregular migration is at...
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