Category: Africa


Detained migrants trapped as war closes in on Tripoli

Thousands of migrants trapped in detention centres in the Libyan capital could face greater danger as war between rival sides...
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First field office opens on Ethiopia-Kenya border to curb irregular migration

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have opened their first...
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Dire living conditions drives migrants to take their own lives at refugee shelter in Tunisia

A number of migrants living at a UNHCR facility in Tunisia have attempted to take their own lives due to the deplorable living...
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Eritrean migrants face tuberculosis in Libyan detention centres

Thousands of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean in a bid to reach Europe have been returned to unsanitary and...
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Alarming rates of malnutrition in Tripoli detention centre

An alarming number of migrants held in Sabaa detention centre in Tripoli are malnourished or underweight, said aid agency...
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Italy delivers vehicles to Tunisia to help fight irregular migration

The Italian government has donated 50 off-road vehicles to Tunisia to help fight irregular migration to and from the North...
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Dozens die in boat accident off Morocco’s coast

At least 45 migrants have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Morocco to Spain, the Moroccan Navy said....
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Eritrean migrants caught attempting to sneak into the UK

A group of 18 Eritrean migrants have been caught trying to enter the UK in the back of a truck on 13 March 2019. The migrants...
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Nearly half of recent Spain migrant arrivals report exploitation and abuse

Nearly half of the migrants and asylum seekers in Spain said they have directly experienced exploitation and abuse while...
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