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Border Security

Interpol helping to connect police across Africa

Interpol SADC co-operationAddressing Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) police chiefs, Interpol Secretary General Jürgen Stock outlined a range of initiatives developed by the world police body to boost co-operation across the region and beyond.

Tunisian migrant boat sinking death toll rises

Tunisia migrant boatThe death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last weekend rose to 60, the United Nations migration agency said, one of the worst migrant boat disasters in recent years.

Contraband netted, livestock recovered – all in a day’s work for Operation Corona

Operation Corona border protectionIn line with current defence planning, Operation Corona is as of June staffed by 15 newly deployed companies from both the full-time and Reserve Force to ensure border protection ranging from the apprehension of undocumented persons through to confiscation of stolen vehicles, drugs and other contraband.


Migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

Migrant boat sinks off TunisiaAt least 48 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisia’s coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard, officials said in one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years.


Migrants report torture, slavery in Algeria

Torture, alvery reported in AlgeriaDozens of Africans claim they were sold for labour and trapped in slavery in Algeria in what aid agencies fear may be a widening trend of abusing migrants headed for a new life in Europe.

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