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Security crackdown ends Sabratha’s reign as people smuggling hub

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Departures of migrant-laden boats to Italy from Sabratha, formerly Libya's biggest people-smuggling hub, slowed to a trickle thanks to a security crackdown...

High need to move people to safety in DRC

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Africa is projected to have the highest demand for moving people to safety next year and the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

Displaced people disaster looming in DR Congo

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More than half a million people fled ethnic violence in south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since last year, the Norwegian Refugee Council...

South African unemployment rate steady at 27,7%

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South Africa's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 27.7% of the labour force in the third quarter from the second quarter, data from...

Migrant bodies found in truck in Libya

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Seven African migrants died, apparently from suffocation, after being locked for days in a refrigerated truck abandoned by people smugglers on the...

Conflict forces more people to flee homes in DR Congo than...

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Conflict forced at least 1.5 million people to flee their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo this year - more than...

Italy investigating migrant aid workers for people smuggling

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An Italian prosecutor is investigating some members of humanitarian organisations rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean Sea on suspicion they may co-operate with...

Thousands flee DR Congo conflict

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Thousands of people fled fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo over the past month and sought refuge in neighbouring Angola, a provincial...

Libya-based smugglers allegedly kill man for baseball bat

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Rescuers picked up 560 migrants from unsafe boats off the Libyan coast, Italy's Coast Guard said, including the body of a young...

Italian prosecutor maintains rescue boats in contact with people smugglers

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An Italian prosecutor has evidence of phone calls between Libyan people smugglers and aid groups operating rescue boat, he told newspaper La...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...