Tag "Migration"

POROUS BORDERS BIGGEST THREAT TO DOMESTIC SECURITY IN SA: NEW SPY BOSS

South Africa’s porous borders are the number one threat to domestic security in the country, says newly appointed spy boss advocate Mahlodi Muofhe. Muofhe is the new head of the

TRAFFICKERS USED RUSSIA’S WORLD CUP TO ENSLAVE US, SAY NIGERIAN WOMEN

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 a fan ID. Instead, she found

BLACK MAGIC BAN DENTS SEX TRAFFICKING IN NIGERIA

BENIN CITY, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For almost two decades, 42-year-old Patience earned a steady income sending girls from Nigeria to Europe for sex work, using black magic to

19 DEAD AS MIGRANT BOAT SINKS OFF NORTHERN CYPRUS

Nineteen people died when a boat carrying 150 migrants sank off the coast of northern Cyprus and rescuers were searching for 25 other people, Turkey’s coast guard said on Wednesday.

NEO-SLAVERY IN ITALY? THE CASE OF NIGERIA’S MIGRANTS IN THE BOOT

Italy’s race relations between white Italians and its African migrants and black Italians, while not stellar may not be as dire as race relations in America, but economic opportunities afforded

ITALY PROBES DEATHS OF 26 NIGERIAN WOMEN FROM MIGRANT BOATS

Italian prosecutors are investigating the deaths of 26 Nigerian women – most of them teenagers – whose bodies were recovered at sea. There are suspicions that they may have been

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Nigeria moves to stop illegal emigration

Nigeria’s government is worried about clandestine migration. Unlike in Europe, the issue is not people coming in, but Nigerians leaving the country. New rules are being enacted to solve the

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Libya exposed as an epicenter for migrant child abuse

The United Nations has warned that large numbers of children are still risking their lives to make the dangerous journey from Libya to Italy. Unicef says approximately 26,000 children –