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Migrants missing or dead in Libya

At least five migrants died and seven were missing when the coast guard returned 49 to Tripoli as fighting raged, the UN migration agency...

Another migrant crisis could be brewing in Libya

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Following the migrant crisis which engulfed Southern Europe and the Mediterranean region in 2014-15, tensions between states affected and migrants have remained high. In...

Italy orders coronavirus tests on boat migrants

Italy ordered migrants on a rescue ship off its coast quarantined on another vessel to test for the coronavirus instead of allowing disembarkation. The Alan...

ISS: COVID-19 responses in Africa must include migrants and refugees

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Migrants and displaced people across Africa are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 transmission. Governments should resist nationalist responses that could put vulnerable people more at...

ISS: Fewer migrants to Europe, bigger problems for Africa

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Migration from Africa to Europe is increasingly being framed as a security threat to states and societies. The result is tighter border controls and...

Second Greek migrant camp quarantined

Greece quarantined a second migrant facility on its mainland after a 53-year-old man tested positive for the new coronavirus, the migration ministry said. The Afghan...

Quarantine for migrants in Malta

A thousand African migrants were placed under mandatory quarantine on Sunday after an outbreak of COVID-19 and their camp in the south of Malta...

Alleged migrants die in Mozambique

Sixty-four people believed to be migrants from Ethiopia were found dead in a container on a truck in Mozambique, provincial migration authorities and police...

Migrants blocked from entering Greece

Greece repulsed 35 000 migrants trying to cross into its territory illegally since Turkey opened its border a week ago, government sources said, as...

Greece wants floating fence to keep migrants out

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Greece wants to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to deter migrants arriving at its islands’ shores through Turkey, government officials said...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...