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African migrants rejected by Italy in a standoff with the European Union on Aug. 15, said they had been held by smugglers for up to two years in Libya and many had been beaten, tortured and raped, the UN said on Tuesday.
To dancing and cheers, Eritrea’s longtime president arrived Saturday in Ethiopia for his first visit in 22 years amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw between the once-bitter rivals.
Ethiopia’s prime minister said on Tuesday his government wanted to implement a deal restoring relations with former foe Eritrea quickly, to “make up for lost opportunities” after a two-decade military standoff.
Ethiopian Airlines said on Tuesday it would resume flights to Eritrea’s capital Asmara on July 17 for the first time in 20 years, a day after the neighbours and longtime foes declared their “state of war” over.
The leaders of Eritrea and Ethiopia embraced at Asmara International Airport Sunday, a historic moment in what has long been one of Africa’s most entrenched conflicts.
Many Nigerians, including children were among the 630 migrants saved by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) ship Aquarius and two other ships, that were allowed to dock in Spanish city of Valencia on Sunday, a week after Italy refused to let them.
More than 12 migrants were shot dead by human traffickers last week while trying to escape a camp in Libya, where some were subjected to “torture abuse”, the United Nations said Friday.
African asylum seekers in Israel have voiced concern over Tel Aviv’s agreement with the UN to resettle half of them to Western countries.
Thousands of people protested against Israel’s plans to deport African migrants at a rally in Tel Aviv on Saturday.
Rwanda said on Friday it wanted no part in Israel's "internal politics" after turning away two opposition Israeli lawmakers who wanted to discuss their country's controversial plan to deport African migrants and asylum seekers.
At a detention centre in Israel’s Negev desert, African migrants facing deportation say they would rather be imprisoned than sent to a country they know nothing about.
At least four Eritrean refugees are in critical condition after being shot during a mass brawl between some 130 Afghans and Eritreans in the northern French city of Calais, local media outlets reported.
Pilots from Israeli's national airline, El AI, are reportedly refusing to fly African asylum seekers, who are being deported from the Middle East country, saying that they disagree with Israel's strict new laws.
President of Eritrea, Isaias Afwerki, says the issue of illegal migration and human trafficking of the country’s young people was a calculated attempt by persons outside of the country.
The Dutch government has told an Eritrean diplomat in the Netherlands to leave the country, Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra, has said.
The UN refugee agency on Tuesday urged Israel to stop forcibly relocating African refugees because of the different kinds of abuse they suffer on their way back to Europe.
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US President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will review the case of a soldier charged with premeditated murder for killing an alleged bomb-maker in Afghanistan.
One soldier has been killed as the Nigerian Army has repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents who disguised as humanitarian workers at Gudunbali community in Borno.
Anthony Joshua has explained why he and Deontay Wilder did not fight this summer at Wembley Stadium.
Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League as Xherdan Shaqiri inspired a 3-1 win over bitter rivals Manchester United, while Arsenal’s 22-match unbeaten run was shattered by a shock defeat at Southampton on Sunday.
Kano Pillars today retained the Ahlan Pre-Season Tournament after they beat Wikki Tourists 2-1 in the Final at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.
Veteran Olympian Funke Oshonaike on Monday suffered another defeat at the ongoing 2018 National Sports Festival in Abuja, when she was sent packing 4-3 in the quarter-finals of the women’s singles table tennis event by unknown youngster Nimota Aregbesola from Lagos State.
The Pro Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe, on Wednesday said that Nigerians were spending a whooping N1 trillion annually to pursue university education abroad.
Lagos State Controller of Prison, Mr Tunde Ladipo, on Tuesday said that Nigeria prisons were no longer a punishment institution rather a reformative and correctional centre
The Central Bank of Nigeria says the migration of the Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies to the Treasury Single Account has led to positive growth in the value and volume of transactions recorded in end to end payments in 2017.
The Katsina State Government on Tuesday said it has identified no fewer than 547 artisanal miners and 442 mining sites across the state as part of efforts to improve the mining and complement federal government’s efforts of diversifying the economy from oil to the non-oil sector.