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Stranded migrant group to be repatriated

Tunisia allowed dozens of migrants, mostly from Bangladesh, to disembark after three weeks stranded in the Mediterranean, so they can return to their home...

ISS: After 50 years, Africa’s refugee policy still leads

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‘Africa has set the gold standard for solidarity’ on refugee response, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres stated at the African Union (AU) summit in...

Twelve killed as migrant boat sinks off western Turkey

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Twelve people were killed on Monday after a dinghy carrying migrants sank off Turkey’s western coast, the Turkish coast guard said, adding that 31...

Italy’s Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO...

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Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch,...

Migrants drown off Lesbos

Two children, four women and a man drowned when a boat overturned off the Greek island of Lesbos, the coast guard said, the deadliest...

Migrants stranded off Tunisia

A rescue boat carrying around 75 migrants, most from Bangladesh, has been stuck off Tunisia for 12 days after authorities refused to let them...

ISS: Pressure grows on Africa to take back its migrants

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Migrant numbers to Europe have dropped dramatically since 2015 when the highest number of people recorded – over a million – arrived from outside...

Migrants rescued by Maltese armed forces

Malta’s armed forces rescued nearly 400 migrants in four separate sea operations and brought them ashore on the small Mediterranean island, the military said. A...

Migrants die in boat accident

At least two migrants died and around 25 others were missing after an inflatable boat capsized off western Libya, a spokesman for the coastguard...

Turkey breaks up smuggling ring that brought thousands of migrants to...

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Turkish police said on Wednesday they had detained the leaders of what they called Europe’s biggest people-smuggling ring, which helped thousands of irregular immigrants...

Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...