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Africa to lose US$11 billion in remittances this year due to COVID-19 – World...

Remittances to sub-Saharan Africa are projected to fall from US$48 billion last year to US$37 billion in 2020 – a drop of 23.1 per...
African refugees and asylum-seekers who have been living in Libya's detention centers read booklets from the government of Rwanda and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Kigali, Rwanda on Oct. 10, 2019. Rwanda late Thursday received 123 African refugees and asylum-seekers who have been living in Libya's detention centers. (Photo by Cyril Ndegeya/Xinhua)

48,000 African migrants stranded in war-torn Libya return home – AU

African Union (AU) Commissioner for Social Affairs Amira El Fadil has said the AU has facilitated the return home of 48,000 African migrants stranded...
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Tripartite taskforce facilitates repatriation of over 50,000 African migrants from Libya

The African Union (AU) on Thursday revealed that more than 50,000 African migrants were repatriated from Libya through an African Union (AU)-led tripartite initiative...
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African Migrants Abroad Hold Dear Their Cultural Values

By: Sharon Birch-Jeffrey African children abroad struggle over cultural identity To experience a taste of African culture deep inside the Big Apple, visitors—including many Senegalese—turn to...

Many Irregular African Migrants Have Died Within Two Months

About 226 irregular migrants from Africa have perished on the high seas between January and February this year, reports from the Black and White...

127 Ghanaian detainees repatriated home from Libya

Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs has said that government would organise an emergency meeting on Ghanaians detained in Libya and the...

AU chief calls for support to African migrants in Libya

The African Union (AU) on Tuesday called for financial and logistical support in helping African migrants in Libya. Speaking to the press in Addis Ababa,...

What Ghana Must Learn From African Migrants and Mediterranean Blues

By Dr Kwesi Atta Sakyi The recent upsurge in out-migration of Africans from Sub-Saharan African countries to Mediterranean-bound countries has hit international headlines and grabbed...

AU reiterates concern at security situation in Libya

The African Union (AU) has reiterated its deep concern at the collapse of state structures and the prevailing security situation in Libya. ...
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Ghana?s opposition leader calls on President Zuma to end xenophobic attacks

The leader of Ghana?s main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Friday called on South African President Jacob Zuma to end...
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496 illegal African immigrants arrested in Algeria

Algeria on Sunday said a total of 496 illegal migrants from different African countries were intercepted by the government troops in the southernmost locality...

African Migrants Hold General Strike In Israel

Protesters demand immediate asylum, an end to racism and decent wages ?With the death of former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon and the ensuing national mourning...

Israel Moves to Control Illegal African Migrants

Israel?has reached an agreement to send thousands of?African migrants?to an unidentified country, according to a court document obtained?Monday, a plan that has elicited criticism...