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Border Security

Increase in migrant repatriation from Libya

Migrant repatriation from Libya increasingThe United Nations migration agency is stepping up the rate at which it flies migrants home from Libya, aiming to evacuate up to 15,000 this month.

How the campaign against poaching in Kruger is fought

Rangers in the Kruger Park.The man who manages the campaign of South African National Parks (SANParks) against wildlife crime and corruption, says it is his “toughest job ever”. Maj Gen Johan Jooste retired as a Member of the Army General Staff, and after a time in industry was hired by SANParks five years ago as Head of Special Projects to help in the fight against a wave of poaching.


ISS: Path of insecurity for migrants leaving the Horn

Migrants.Despite conflict and humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen, the country remains a destination for some Somali and Ethiopian migrants who risk kidnapping, torture and deportation trying to reach labour markets in the Gulf. Tens of thousands of migrants use a vast network of smugglers to move across harsh terrain, endure a perilous sea voyage, and then travel through war-torn Yemen and across one of the world’s most heavily-monitored borders.


EU, UN and African leaders draw up emergency plan for migrants in Libya

Libya migrant planThe European Union, United Nations and African Union agreed to an emergency plan to dismantle people smuggling networks and repatriate stranded migrants in an effort to ease a human rights disaster in Libya, officials said.

Migrant bodies pulled from the Strait of Gibraltar

Migrant bodies in Strait of GibraltarSpanish rescue services pulled three drowned men from the Strait of Gibraltar after rescuing a man from a half-sunken, rickety boat and another from the open sea, an emergency services spokeswoman said.

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