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At least 34 migrants dead as boat capsizes off Djibouti, IOM...

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At least 34 people drowned when a boat carrying migrants from Yemen capsized off the coast of Djibouti, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM)...

“Serious escalation of violence” in Cabo Delgado – UN agencies

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A UN agency is reporting targeted attacks against civilians in Cabo Delgado’s Palma, marking what is termed “a serious escalation of violence and volatility”...

More migrants drown off Libya

Two dozen migrants and refugees on a rubber dinghy trying to cross from Libya to Europe are believed drowned after their boat capsized, the...

Abandoned migrants rescued in Sahara

More than 80 African migrants were rescued in the Sahara desert after they were robbed and left to die by people they paid to...

UN agencies call for action on human trafficking networks

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Two UN agencies want more action in dismantling smuggling and trafficking networks following the deaths of 27 migrants off Mauritania in north-west Africa. The International...

Mediterranean rated the world’s deadliest sea crossing

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Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN...

Morocco foils 89 000 illegal immigration attempts

Morocco stopped 89,000 people from illegally migrating in 2018, up 37% on a year earlier, the interior ministry said. Morocco, which other Africans can...

Migrant deaths at sea off Spain triple

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At least 631 African migrants died trying to reach Spain so far this year, almost three times more than in 2017 and...

Migrant sea deaths rise, in part due to Italian ports not...

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Italy closing its ports to rescued migrants is driving up deaths at sea, an Italian think tank said, using calculations based on...

Returned Cameroon migrants grapple with trauma, prison debt

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In early January, with Christmas lights twinkling in the streets of Yaounde, Cameroon's capital, Christelle Timdi received the phone call she almost...

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Public service pay increase – and gratuity – add up to bigger headache for...

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At nation/state level South Africa faces no major current and medium term threat. This is an indicator of why those in charge of the...
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