Tags : Migrants

Tunisia Rescues 166 Migrants As 16 Die At Sea

Tunisia has rescued 166 migrants stranded at sea for nearly a week, recovering the bodies of 16 others who died attempting the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to Europe security officials said. The Tunisian defence ministry spokesman Mohamed Zekri disclosed that the migrants, who included 65 Moroccans, 62 Bangladeshis and 15 Egyptians, aged between 15 and 48, […]

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 […]

Thousands Of Migrants Dying On Trek Across Africa – UN

Thousands of migrants have died after suffering “extreme” abuse while crossing Africa, according to a UN report on Wednesday, July 28, 2020, that estimated 72 people perish each month on the continent’s routes. There has been considerable focus on the thousands lost at sea while trying to cross from Africa to Europe, but a new […]

Border Closure: Immigration Operatives Intercept Seven Cameroonians In Cross River

Officials of the Nigerian Immigration Service have intercepted seven Cameroonians along Ikot Obong Creek in Akpabuyo Local Government area of Cross River State. According to a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer for Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, DCI James Sunday, the Cameroonians were caught while attempting to enter the country in a […]