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Human trafficking accused in court

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The Johannesburg Magistrates Court granted amendments to bail conditions to one accused and denied bail amendments to accused six of seven Chinese nationals arrested...

ISS: Global war against drugs reaches Kenya

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The first sentencing of a Kenyan on drug trafficking charges took place in New York on 16 August. Baktash Akasha, son of Akasha Abdalla,...

Traffickers used Russia’s World Cup to enslave us, say Nigerian women

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Blessing Obuson thought Russia’s soccer World Cup would be an opportunity to find a job and flew into Moscow from Nigeria last June on...

Nigeria/ Mali sex trafficking

As many as 20,000 women and girls are feared to have been trafficked from Nigeria to Mali where they are stranded after being forced...

Human trafficking reaching “horrific dimensions” – UN

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A new UN report shows human trafficking is on the rise and taking on "horrific dimensions", with sexual exploitation of victims the main driver. Children...

Human trafficking: 100 victims rescued in Sudan

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Sudan police rescued nearly 100 victims of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in an Interpol co-ordinated operation. Operation Sawiyan in August involved 200...

UK’s May pledges to help Nigeria get tougher on human trafficking

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British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Wednesday to help Nigeria clamp down on human trafficking to Europe and support victims of...

Migrant smuggling kingpin arrested

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Tunisia arrested the kingpin of a migrant smuggling operation after at least 87 people drowned when their boat sank off the southern...

IATA acknowledges it has a role in combatting human trafficking

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) acknowledges it is in the business of freedom and at the same time knows the global...

Europe accused of failing migrants as human traffickers thrive

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Rising populism across Europe is fuelling human trafficking in Libya where growing numbers of migrants are trapped in detention centres and sold...

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Defence Directorate Corporate Communications mum on Shoke retirement tour

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The communicators in the national defence force have done it again, shooting themselves in the proverbial foot, just over a month after defenceWeb asked...
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