Category: Africa


UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador promotes education for refugees in Ethiopia

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, met with Eritrean refugees in Hitsats and Adi-Harush camps,...
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Italy proposes to fine boats that bring rescued migrants to its ports

Human rights experts and aid agencies have condemned a draft decree proposed by Italy’s interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to...
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Ethiopian returnee recounts dangers of migrating irregularly

Biruk, an Ethiopian returnee, recently shared his story on the dangers of migrating irregularly. Speaking with delegates at the...
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More Eritrean refugees enrolled in schools in Ethiopia

Thousands of refugees in Ethiopia are enrolled in schools across the country, according to new figures released by the United...
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Another 222 Ethiopian migrants return home from Yemen

Another 222 stranded Ethiopian migrants in Yemen have been airlifted from Sana’a to Addis Ababa on 6-11 May 2019, said the...
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At least 65 migrants drowned as boat capsizes off Tunisia

At least 65 migrants have drowned after a boat carrying irregular migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia, the UN Refugee...
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Migrants caught in clashes in Libya lose hope of reaching Europe

As armed clashes continue in Libya, thousands of migrants detained in the country are increasingly concerned about their safety...
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Libyan coastguard stops migrant rescues

The Libyan coastguard has not been operating in its maritime rescue zone over the past month, according to reports from German...
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Migrants detained in Tripoli face rising food prices as conflict continues

Migrants held in Tripoli’s detention centres are struggling to cope with rising food prices as conflict continues in and around...
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