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At least 15 migrants die after boat sinks off Algerian coast

A migrant boat capsizing.At least 15 African migrants died on Sunday when their boat trying to reach Europe capsized off the Algerian coast, a coast guard official said.

Algeria worried about rise in illegal migrants as Europe tightens controls

Saharan migrants.Algeria expects to get more illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa after the European Union made it more difficult to reach Europe by boat, a senior official in the country’s interior ministry said on Thursday.

Israel abandons migrant deportation plan

Israel abandons migrant deportationThe Israeli government has abandoned a plan to forcibly deport African migrants who entered the country illegally after failing to find a willing country to take in the migrants.

Police rhino arrest sparks call for lifestyle audit

altThe arrest of a policeman based at Skukuza in Kruger National Park in connection with allegations of poaching has been noted by Parliament’s Police Portfolio Committee with a call for vetting of all police officers near national parks.

ISS: Organised crime threatens Uganda’s thriving gold trade

Gold.Gold has become one of Uganda’s top exports, but multiple questions surround this glittering trade. On 20 February, Uganda celebrated a year since it officially launched East Africa’s first gold refinery. Inaugurated by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in the lakeside town of Entebbe, the US$15 million African Gold Refinery has since elicited a number of concerns.


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