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Seven migrants drown as boat capsizes off Italy’s Lampedusa

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At least seven migrants, one of them pregnant, drowned after a boat carrying them capsized five miles off the Italian island of Lampedusa early...

More than 1 400 migrants arrive on Italy’s Lampedusa

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Fifteen boats packed with hundreds of migrants landed on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa on Sunday, and officials said they were expecting numbers...

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...

Thirteen Med migrants drown

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The Italian coastguard recovered the bodies of 13 women who died after a crowded migrant boat capsized in heavy weather as rescue boats approached...

Migrant vessel Open Arms docks in Lampedusa

Nearly a hundred migrants stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship off Lampedusa disembarked on the Italian island on Tuesday night, ending a stand-off...

Migrant rescue off Lampedusa

Eighty-seven migrants on a wood boat were rescued off the Italian island of Lampedusa and are due to go to Malta, officials said. Malta armed...

Libya stops migrant boats leaving for Europe

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Libya has stopped several boats packed with Africans trying to reach Italy's shores in the past three days, detaining more than 600...

Undeterred by perils, migrants flee hardship in Eritrea

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Ten years ago, Eritrean migrant Habtu hunkered down on the vomit-stained deck of a creaking trawler on the Mediterranean Sea, making the...

Survivors of migrant shipwreck walk away from Rome center

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More than half of the survivors of a shipwreck near the Italian island of Lampedusa last month which killed more than 360...

Libya rescues 84 emigrants off Tripoli coast

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Libya's navy has rescued 84 African emigrants from a boat that was foundering off its coast, state news agency Lana said, after...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...