South Africa is home to a number of refugees who have been forced to flee conflict in their countries. There are numerous challenges faced by foreign nationals in South Africa. They are often accused of coming to South Africa and stealing jobs from the locals. Two months ago, it was[…]
A boy travelled at least 230 km from Morocco to Spain hanging underneath a bus, officials said on Monday, in another example of desperate measures taken by migrants to get to Europe. Emergency services in the southern Spanish city of Seville tweeted a video of the boy being led away[…]
The bodies of 21 women and one man were found on a rubber dinghy adrift near the Libyan coast on Wednesday, just hours after they had set sail for Italy, humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said. An MSF ship patrolling the central Mediterranean came to the rescue of two[…]
Dozens of asylum seekers set fire to a migrants’ centre on Chios out of anger for being kept there. Dozens of asylum seekers set fire to a migrants’ centre on the Greek island of Chios on Monday, angry that they were being kept there, a police source said. Some 40[…]
A German newspaper has reported that the sum would bring Germany’s contribution to the agency to 1.5 billion euros. The paper added that Chancellor Merkel would announce the additional funding at a London conference. The UNHCR provides assistance to refugees across the globe. Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she expects[…]
The number of Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan’s border and waiting for permission to enter has risen to 20 000, with 4 000 to 5 000 more arriving in the remote desert area every month, the head of the UN refugee agency in the kingdom said on Sunday. In recent[…]
Turkey promised to help stem the flow of migrants to Europe in return for cash, visas and renewed talks on joining the EU in a deal struck on Sunday that the Turkish prime minister called a “new beginning” for the uneasy neighbors. Leaders of the European Union met Turkish premier[…]
Nearly 1.5 million new refugees are expected to enter Germany by the end of the year. Some 500,000 refugees have entered the country since the beginning of September. With no end in sight it does not currently look as though that is a realistic possibility. The situation at Germany’s borders[…]
OPINION BY Sulaiman Addonia – “Is it worth risking my life for?” my young cousin, an Eritrean refugee in Sudan, asked me. Our telephone conversation took place the day after a boat sunk off the coast of Libya in August, killing more than 200 people. Terrified he would take the[…]
European leaders agreed to cooperate to manage migrants crossing the Balkans but offered no quick fix to a crisis that threatens to take more lives as winter sets in and to set Europe’s nations against one another. Meeting in Brussels as another woman and two children died at sea off[…]
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