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AllAfrica.com
UNHCR Seeking 1,300 Urgent Resettlement Places for Vulnerable Refugees in Libyaconditions in detention centres in Libya, UNHCR is actively working to organize
AllAfrica.com / Posted 47 minutes ago
conditions in detention centres in Libya, UNHCR is actively working to organize more life-saving refugee evacuations to Niger in the coming weeks and months," said Turk. A first group of 25 refugees of Eritrean, Ethiopian and Sudanese... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Seybou Boubacar - "The Return of Migrants Is Voluntary"ready to voluntarily return home. It is important to note that the return of mi
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
ready to voluntarily return home. It is important to note that the return of migrants is a voluntary operation. With support from the European Union, we are facilitating the return of migrants not only from Libya but also Niger, Burkina Faso and Ma... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Secondus Emerged As PDP's National Chairman101; Gombe 64; Imo 79; Jigawa 65; Kaduna 70; Kano 100; Katsina 76; Kebbi 48; Ko
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101; Gombe 64; Imo 79; Jigawa 65; Kaduna 70; Kano 100; Katsina 76; Kebbi 48; Kogi 63; Kwara 22; Lagos 55; Nasarawa 42; Niger 63; Ogun 61 and Ondo 56. The rest are Osun 11; Oyo 71; Plateau 56; Rivers 93; Sokoto 51; Taraba 77; Yobe 44; Zamfara... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Council Considers Measures to Support Regional Force in the Sahelin the Sahel. The Force conjointe du G5 Sahel (FC-G5S) was established by the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
in the Sahel. The Force conjointe du G5 Sahel (FC-G5S) was established by the Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger - the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5 Sahel) - to jointly combat terrorism and transnational organized crime in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Begins Assisting Thousands of West African Migrants to Leave LibyaThe United Nations migration agency and the Government of Niger welcomed the fi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The United Nations migration agency and the Government of Niger welcomed the first 504 people from Libya to Niger, kicking off a voluntary mass evacuation of nearly 4,000 migrants. "After the discussions at the [African Union-European Union] summit... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN seeks 1,300 places for refugees from Libya1,300 mainly African refugees stranded in Libya, many of them mistreated while
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
1,300 mainly African refugees stranded in Libya, many of them mistreated while kept in appalling conditions in detention. Niger has agreed to temporarily host the most vulnerable being evacuated, including unaccompanied children and single... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
West Africa's Sports Ministers Meet in AbujaAfrican continent was sub- divided into five regions with the AUSC Region 2 com
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
African continent was sub- divided into five regions with the AUSC Region 2 comprising 15 West African countries, including Nigeria, Cote D'ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Benin Republic, The Gambia, Mali, Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger Republic, Ghana, Cape... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Caution Optimism and Nigeria's EconomyThe Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), at its last Monetary Policy Committee meetin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), at its last Monetary Policy Committee meeting, retained all rates for a period of 16 months, since July 2016 when it adjusted it upwards from 13 per cent to 14 per cent. The move was more of a "single dose"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Repatriation of Migrants in Libyan Detention Centers Beginsabusive conditions. IOM plans to repatriate a total of 15,000 African migrants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
abusive conditions. IOM plans to repatriate a total of 15,000 African migrants by the end of the year. Most come from Nigeria, Guinea, Mali and Senegal. The government of Niger has agreed to act as a country of transit for the migrants. Those... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Family Reveals How Slain Anambra APGA Scribe Was Tortured to Deathrevealed how he was murdered. A petition by the family of the slain APGA chief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
revealed how he was murdered. A petition by the family of the slain APGA chieftain, whose corpse was found in the River Niger recently, to the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Garba Umar, showed that he was attacked on invitation for a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Arrest 28 Suspected Kidnappers, Robbery Gang28 suspects for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and unlawful possession of fi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
28 suspects for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and unlawful possession of firearms in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger State. The Force spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday. He said that items... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Okorocha - 89% of Nigerians Not Happy, Urges Nigeria Air Force to Emulate His VisionOwerri — Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said 89 percent of Nigerians
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Owerri — Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said 89 percent of Nigerians are not happy in the real sense of the word as only four percent could really be happy to some extents while only seven percent might claim to be happy, adding that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fighting Smuggling in the NorthThe Nigeria Customs Service, Sokoto Command, is taking proactive measures to cu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
The Nigeria Customs Service, Sokoto Command, is taking proactive measures to curb smuggling activities in the North. International trade is a well-known path to economic prosperity for many countries. That is why developed economies in the West,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Villagers Reportedly Killed, 10 Others Abducted in Niger Villagesvillagers were reported to have been killed and 10 others abducted in some vill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
villagers were reported to have been killed and 10 others abducted in some villages in the Munya Local Government Area of Niger State. A report from the area also had it that several villages in the local government area had been taken over by... Read more
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New York Magazine
For Nikki Haley, Dealing With Foreign Tyrants Is the Easy Part of the Jobwas an orthodox conservative, not a demagogue who, that same day, was raging ag
New York Magazine / Posted 12 hours ago
was an orthodox conservative, not a demagogue who, that same day, was raging against the family of a U.S. soldier killed in Niger. “The country needs to believe that everything’s okay,” Haley said. “They need to know there’s stability.” She claimed... Read more
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Gulf News
Global sukuk issuance to top $95 billion in 2017to develop the Islamic finance sector.Although the number of new entrants into
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
to develop the Islamic finance sector.Although the number of new entrants into the sukuk market has declined since 2014, Nigeria issued its first sukuk this year and a number of sovereigns have indicated that they intend to take advantage of the... Read more
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EuroNews
The simple reason Trump has surrounded himself with alpha-male generalspolitics. In Kelly's press conference after Trump's botched phone call to the w
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
politics. In Kelly's press conference after Trump's botched phone call to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, killed in Niger, Kelly deployed his military credentials and story to protect his boss from political attack. And he failed. He gave a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Dude Where's My Troops? Pentagon Loses Track Of 44,000 Soldiers500 troops in Syria". And when news broke of the October 4 ambush and deaths o
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
500 troops in Syria". And when news broke of the October 4 ambush and deaths of four elite Green Beret soldiers in Niger, the immediate reaction voiced among congressional leaders and echoed generally in the media was: "we have troops in... Read more
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The Hill
Deaths of American soldiers in Niger likely avoidableThe deaths of eight soldiers, including four U.S. soldiers, in Niger in early O
The Hill / Posted yesterday
The deaths of eight soldiers, including four U.S. soldiers, in Niger in early October could have been prevented and were the result of an improperly executed mission to collect information on high-ranking Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN calls on social media giants to control platforms used to lure migrantsat pornography images, to warn of danger or criminality. The IOM has helped 13
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
at pornography images, to warn of danger or criminality. The IOM has helped 13,000 migrants to return voluntarily to Nigeria, Guinea and other countries from Libya this year. It provides them with transport and pocket money and documents... Read more
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FOX News
UN approves Mali peacekeepers helping new Sahel forceand the use of U.N. engineering units to establish camps in Mali. The so calle
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
and the use of U.N. engineering units to establish camps in Mali. The so called "Group of Five" or G5 nations — Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Chad — have been grappling with a growing menace from extremists, including the Islamic... Read more
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FOX News
UN approves Mali peacekeepers helping new Sahel forceand the use of U.N. engineering units to establish camps in Mali. The so calle
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
and the use of U.N. engineering units to establish camps in Mali. The so called "Group of Five" or G5 nations — Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Chad — have been grappling with a growing menace from extremists, including the Islamic... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
UN approves Mali peacekeepers helping new Sahel forceand the use of U.N. engineering units to establish camps in Mali. The so calle
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
and the use of U.N. engineering units to establish camps in Mali. The so called "Group of Five" or G5 nations — Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Chad — have been grappling with a growing menace from extremists, including the Islamic... Read more
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New York Daily News
UN approves Mali peacekeepers helping new Sahel forceand the use of U.N. engineering units to establish camps in Mali. The so calle
New York Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
and the use of U.N. engineering units to establish camps in Mali. The so called "Group of Five" or G5 nations — Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Chad — have been grappling with a growing menace from extremists, including the Islamic... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Thousands of West African migrants to leave Libyaof West African migrants to leave Libya8 December 2017 – The United Nations mig
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
of West African migrants to leave Libya8 December 2017 – The United Nations migration agency and the Government of Niger welcomed the first 504 people from Libya to Niger, kicking off a voluntary mass evacuation of nearly 4,000... Read more
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FOX News
In 2018 the ISIS fight will shift into a deadly new phasea primary focus for radical Islamic expansion. Areas that fit those criteria i
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
a primary focus for radical Islamic expansion. Areas that fit those criteria include Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and the Western Sahara in Africa. In Southeast Asia, Indonesia and the Philippines are on... Read more
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FOX News
In 2018 the ISIS fight will shift into a deadly new phasea primary focus for radical Islamic expansion. Areas that fit those criteria i
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
a primary focus for radical Islamic expansion. Areas that fit those criteria include Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and the Western Sahara in Africa. In Southeast Asia, Indonesia and the Philippines are on... Read more
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Breitbart
Study: Al-Qaeda Makes Tens of Millions from Drug Smuggling Linked to Colombia’s FARCand Mali, AQIM reportedly operates across the North African region, including i
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
and Mali, AQIM reportedly operates across the North African region, including in Tunisia, Morocco, Ivory Coast, Libya, Niger, and Burkina Faso. The groups smuggling networks stretch across the Sahel and Sahara regions. Echoing the U.S.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Fitch cuts Nigeria's 2017 GDP growth forecast to 1% Nigeria returned to growth in the second quarter of 2017 after shrinking by 1
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Nigeria returned to growth in the second quarter of 2017 after shrinking by 1.5% in 2016 but the recovery has been fragile. Picture: AFP. LONDON - Fitch has cut its 2017 economic growth forecast... Read more
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Swissinfo
Switzerland to take refugees from Libyan detention centresrefugees are expected to arrive in Switzerland in the first half of 2018. They
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
refugees are expected to arrive in Switzerland in the first half of 2018. They will first be screened in a transit camp in Niger where they will be checked, notably for security. Age and gender will also be taken into consideration. The number of... Read more
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Gulf News
Niger women lose jobs to machinesMechanised approach is already used in Senegal and will be expanded to Burkina
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
Mechanised approach is already used in Senegal and will be expanded to Burkina Faso, Sudan and Nigeria in 2018 Doumba (Niger): Hadjara Ali watched with displeasure as a tractor dug trenches through the parched earth in her remote Niger village,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NDDC to Cancel N90 Billion Contracts, Pay All Foreign ScholarshipsThe Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is set to cancel 482 contracts va
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is set to cancel 482 contracts valued at about N90 billion over non-performance. The commission is also set to pay all outstanding arrears of foreign scholarships to students. The Chairman of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2019 Presidency - Angry Atiku Shuns Press, Others After Talks With IBBthe Minna International Airport in a private aircraft, marked T7AAA, at about 1
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the Minna International Airport in a private aircraft, marked T7AAA, at about 12.15 p.m. He was met at the Airport by Niger State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ahmed Ketso, and a team of PDP officials, led by the immediate past governor of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Retired Voluntarily, Immediately I Was Freed By Court - Justice Ademolaany record of the court proceedings for their appeal. Thank you." The Council
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
any record of the court proceedings for their appeal. Thank you." The Council which is headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, said it found the two Judges guilty of engaging in acts of judicial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Should Sensitize Nigerians On Dangers of Illegal Migration - -Fanchano, Nigeria's Head of Mission in LibyaNigeria's head of mission in Libya, Iliya Danladi Fanchano, was in Abuja to upd
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Nigeria's head of mission in Libya, Iliya Danladi Fanchano, was in Abuja to update the government on the current situation of the Libya slave trade saga and the illegal migration of Africans through Libya to Europe. We bring excerpts of his... Read more
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DW
Welcome to eco@africa |Scientists have found a solution with new drought-resistant maize seed varietie
DW / Posted 3 days ago
Scientists have found a solution with new drought-resistant maize seed varieties. After that we see how an activist in Niger is creating jobs for locals by making seat cushions out of used tires instead of burning them. From there we head over... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Hundreds of West African migrants return home from LibyaBy SAM OLUKOYA Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West Africa
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
By SAM OLUKOYA Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Hundreds of West African migrants return home from LibyaLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded i
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 3 days ago
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to Nigeria early Friday, the latest... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Hundreds of West African migrants return home from LibyaBy SAM OLUKOYA Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West Africa
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
By SAM OLUKOYA Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Hundreds of West African migrants return home from LibyaLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded i
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to Nigeria early Friday, the latest... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Hundreds of West African migrants return home from LibyaFILE- In this Tuesday , Dec. 5, 2017 file photo , an unidentified Immigration o
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
FILE- In this Tuesday , Dec. 5, 2017 file photo , an unidentified Immigration officer, right, speaks to Nigerian returnees from Libya upon arrival at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos Nigeria.Hundreds of West African migrants who... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Hundreds of West African migrants return home from LibyaBy SAM OLUKOYA Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West Africa
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
By SAM OLUKOYA Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Hundreds of West African migrants return home from LibyaLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded i
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to Nigeria early Friday, the latest... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Hundreds of West African migrants return home from LibyaLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded i
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to Nigeria early Friday, the latest... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Hundreds of West African migrants return home from LibyaLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded i
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to Nigeria early Friday, the latest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NJC Recommends Justice Adeniyi Ademola for Sackwithin the stipulated time as misconduct contrary to Section 292 (1) (b) of the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
within the stipulated time as misconduct contrary to Section 292 (1) (b) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, as amended and Rules 1.3 and 3.7 of the 2016 Revised Code of Conduct for Judicial Officers of the Federal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
My Kano Visit, Reception Is a Clear Message to the OppositionBy Ibrahim Shuaibu And Laleye Dipo Minna — In a clear pointer to his popularit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Ibrahim Shuaibu And Laleye Dipo Minna — In a clear pointer to his popularity in the most populous state in Northern Nigeria and with an eye on contesting the 2019 presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Kano disclosed that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Merkel Demands Better Access to Libyan Refugee Campshe said. He called instead for increased support for the Libyan coast guard and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
he said. He called instead for increased support for the Libyan coast guard and strengthening Libya's southern border to Niger, where many migrants cross into Libya on their way to Europe. The EU and Libya struck an agreement in the summer in... Read more
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New York Daily News
Hundreds of West African migrants return home from LibyaLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded i
New York Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to Nigeria early Friday, the latest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Continental Free Trade Area Agreement to Be Signed in March 2018Trade Area (CFTA) in March 2018. This follows the 4th meeting of Ministers of T
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Trade Area (CFTA) in March 2018. This follows the 4th meeting of Ministers of Trade from the African countries in Niamey, Niger on 1 and 2 December 2017 in which they approved the broad structure of the Agreement and considered the progress made... Read more
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