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With a list of names in his hand, Alfa Barrie is on the phone to an African migrant, one of Istanbul’s undocumented workers looking for help as the coronavirus pandemic hits Turkey’s largest city.
United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary‑General, Amina Mohammed, has stressed that incomplete development has formed a trajectory that is failing young people in Nigeria, leading to a chain of migration to seek greener pasture in Europe.
At least 1,500 foreign nationals have been forced to flee their homes in South Africa amid a surge in deadly xenophobic violence in the country, the United Nations said Friday.
South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa was jeered and whistled at on Saturday during his speech at Zimbabwe ex-leader Robert Mugabe’s funeral before he apologised for recent xenophobic attacks.
Local authorities, reported that the Moroccan authorities on Friday foiled a mass attempt by over 400 Sub-Saharan migrants to storm into Spain’s North African exclave of Melilla.
The death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats off the coast of Djibouti rose to 28 on Wednesday, with perhaps 130 more still missing.
A total of 675 migrants, including children and babies, were rescued off the Spanish coast over the weekend, a government spokesman told AFP.
President Donald Trump of the US has reportedly advised Spain to build a war in the Sahara Desert to stop African migrants reaching the European country.
Seven people have been arrested in Sicily for an unprovoked attack in August on a group of teenage African migrants, Italian Carabinieri police said on Wednesday.
Nearly 600 African migrants in Algeria were “abandoned” in the desert before being rescued, an official in Niger said on Sunday
The group are feared drowned after the inflatable boat they were on sank, a spokesman for Libya's navy General Ayoub Kacem told AFP, citing eyewitness accounts from survivors.
More than 100 east African migrants escaped from a camp in the Libyan town of Bani Walid where they were being held hostage and tortured, international agencies and local sources said Saturday.
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The Lagos State House of Assembly says a bill that will make operators of lottery, pools and betting in the state to pay N20 million as licence fees to the state government is underway.
Facebook is launching a new digital platform that will let event organizers create paid online events to try to fill the gap created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the social media giant announced on Friday.
The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), has reconstituted the Kaduna State Caretaker Committee.
American singer and songwriter, Miley Cyrus, says she lost her virginity to her ex-husband, actor Liam Hemsworth at the age of 16.
Arsenal are set to complete two key deals this week as they prepare for the coming season.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said people of Edo State have chosen its governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as its next governor.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has reiterated its commitment to fast tracking full integration of the domestic gas market hubs into the Nigeria Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC) to ensure optimal impact in the country’s domestic gas market.
Two people died after a “derogatory” Facebook post about the Prophet Mohammed sparked riots in India’s IT hub Bangalore that saw clashes between police and thousands of protesters, authorities said Wednesday.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT Command, says it seized 3,546.632 kilograms of hard drugs from January to July.