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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...

Half as many migrants landed in Europe in 2017 as 2016

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Slightly fewer than half as many migrants reached Europe by sea in 2017 than 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said...

Social media asked to control platforms used to lure African migrants

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The UN migration agency wants social media giants to make it harder for people smugglers to use their platforms to lure West...

ISS: Libya’s slave trade shocks AU-EU leaders into action

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The warning bells had been sounding for months. In April this year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) warned that its staff...

Increase in migrant repatriation from Libya

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The United Nations migration agency is stepping up the rate at which it flies migrants home from Libya, aiming to evacuate up...

Mediterranean ‘by far world’s deadliest border’ for migrants

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More than 33,000 migrants have died at sea trying to reach European shores since 2000, making the Mediterranean "by far the world's...

UN helping migrants stranded in Libya smuggling hub

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The UN migration agency is attempting to provide assistance to large numbers of migrants held in the smuggling hub of Sabratha as...

Scores of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

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Around 60 migrants drowned after the rubber dinghy they were travelling in capsized in the Mediterranean, survivors told the International Organisation for...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...