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Pope expresses support for detained fishermen in Libya

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Pope Francis expressed support on Sunday for 18 fishermen held in Libya, weighing in on a standoff between Italy and the administration of Khalifa...

Migrant evacuation flights resume from Libya, UN agency says

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United Nations evacuation flights for migrants stuck in Libya have resumed after being suspended because of the global pandemic, the UN refugee agency said...

Migrants die after being thrown off boat

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Twelve migrants died and others are missing after they were thrown off a boat by smugglers off Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the...

Ten migrant bodies washed up on Djibouti coast

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The bodies of ten migrants washed up on the coast of Djibouti on the Horn of Africa, the UN migration agency said on Thursday. The...

De Lille’s department seeks R5 billion for land border upgrade

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The “infrastructure” component of Minister Patricia de Lille’s Department of Public Works and Infrastructure has come under fire for the Beit Bridge fence upgrade...

Alleged human trafficker detained in Libya

Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) detained Abdalrahman al-Milad, a coastguard commander sanctioned by the UN for alleged human trafficking and migrant...

Tunisia migrant ship death toll rises

Tunisia recovered more bodies from a ship that sank off the coast on Sunday carrying African migrants, bringing the death toll to 17, a...

Concrete Jersey barriers replace rocks on KZN/Mozambique border

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An on-the-ground innovation by a committed military officer five years ago has morphed into an example of what “committed people can achieve” according to...

Canary Islands sees biggest migrant surge since 2006

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More than 1 000 migrants reached the Canary Islands in the past 48 hours, the Red Cross said on Saturday, the largest number since...

At least 11 die as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

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At least 11 migrants from Africa died when their boat sank off Tunisia on Sunday, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...