Tags : Boat

Missing Ivorian Girl Rescued After 22 Days At Sea

A 17-year-old from Ivory Coast has shared her incredible story of being rescued after spending three weeks adrift at sea. Out of 59 passengers, Aicha is one of only three to survive, recovering after 10 days in hospital. It’s the biggest known tragedy involving migrant boats in the Canary Islands. Aicha left her hometown in […]

Thirty Four Drown In A Boat Accident In Djibouti

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said at least 34 people have drowned after a boat capsized off the coast of Djibouti. The boat allegedly operated by people smugglers was carrying about 60 migrants escaping conflict in Yemen and who were on their way to Djibouti. The organisation expressed concern over tens of thousands […]

Ondo Governorship Election: Boat Conveying INEC Workers, Electoral Materials Capsizes

A boat conveying some ad-hoc Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) workers and electoral materials to the riverine Ilaje communities in Ondo State has capsized. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ondo State, Mr Rufus Oloruntoyin Akeju, who confirmed the incident, said the boat capsized on Friday night, October 9, 2020, during the movement of ‚Äúpersonnel […]