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Algerian political boss detained

Algeria detained the leader of its former ruling party, as authorities strove to quell months of mass protests ahead of a December election. The...

Daughter of Sudan opposition leader detained

Security forces detained the daughter of Sudanese opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi her family said as anti-government protests spread to Khartoum’s university. Two security vehicles arrived...

Prisoners take over section of South Sudan detention centre

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Prisoners disarmed guards and seized control of part of a detention centre in South Sudan's capital Juba, the state security service said,...

Migrants flee Tripoli detention centre amid fighting

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Hundreds of African migrants escaped from a detention centre in Tripoli as fighting between rival groups raged nearby, an aid official said,...

Conditions of detained migrants in Libya worsening – UNHCR

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The UN refugee agency said it was gravely concerned about deterioration in conditions for migrants in Libyan detention centres tha led to...

Migrants in Libya detention centre “critical” – MSF

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About 800 migrants in a government-run centre in western Libya are being detained in worsening conditions without sufficient food or water, Doctors...

Armed groups control Libyan prisons

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Armed groups in Libya are killing and torturing detainees in prisons, some nominally under government control, where thousands of civilians are unlawfully...

Migrants and refugees live under deplorable conditions in Libya – UN

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Following weeks of conflict in western Libya United Nations agencies have been working around the clock to meet the urgent needs of...

Conditions of displaced migrants in Libya “disastrous”

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Thousands of migrants displaced by fighting on Libya's north-western coast are in urgent need of medical help, the head of a detention...

Gambian migrants home after Libya prison ordeal

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A hundred and sixty-nine Gambian migrants returned home on Tuesday, after journeying across the Sahara in harsh conditions only to get stuck...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...