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Global Compact for Migration adopted

Global migration compactThe Global Compact for Migration was adopted this week by representatives from 164 governments at an international conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, in a move UN Chief António Guterres said was the creation of a “roadmap to prevent suffering and chaos”.
 

Aquarius, the last Mediterranean refugee rescue ship, ends operations

The Aquarius.The last refugee rescue ship working in the Mediterranean Sea, Aquarius, has ended her operations, French NGO Medecins sans Frontieres said late on Thursday, blaming harassment from Italy and other countries.

 

Migrants die off Libya

Migrants die off LibyaFifteen migrants died in a boat off the Libyan coast after 12 days at sea without food or water, an Egyptian survivor said.
   

Migrants to Yemen on the increase – IOM

Migration to Yemen increasingThe number of migrants arriving in Yemen is set to rise by 50% this year compared to 2017, with almost 150,000 risking the journey from the Horn of Africa to the Arabian Gulf, the UN migration agency said.
 

SA’s borders are ready for the festive season

The Lebombo border post with Mozambique.As South Africa prepares for another bustling festive season – with an influx of people into and out of the country - those responsible for border posts and points of entry have been hard at work to ensure that travellers have as pleasant an experience as possible.

   

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