A group of Americans, who traced their roots to Sierra Leone through DNA, touched down at the Lungi International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019.
Voluntary Humanitarian Return flights resume January 1 as UN Migration Agency continues efforts to assist migrants in Libya
On Monday, 1 January, the UN Migration Agency’s Libya mission chartered its first flight of 2018 under the Voluntary Humanitarian return (VHR) programme, assisting 142 returnees departing from Libya to Gambia. IOM’s Libya Mission will continue on January 8 chartered… Read More ›
IOM Director General William Lacy Swing has committed IOM to fully support this week’s initiative of the African Union with the European Union and Libya’s Government of National Unity, with UN backing to alleviate the plight of thousands of migrants… Read More ›
By Alpha Bedoh Kamara The breaking news by CNN of the human slave trade in Libya has finally proved the level of criminal activities of international human rights violations against African migrants in the 21st century despite efforts by… Read More ›
The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations security council this week, saying the slave auctions in Libya houses are a crime against humanity. Emmanuel Macron will start a four-day visit to Africa on Monday amid growing anger… Read More ›
The government and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) have repatriated more than 200 vulnerable citizens from Libya after the CNN disclosed the barbaric practice in the country. The repatriation comes amid reports that African migrants, trying to make their… Read More ›
The wave of institutionalization of democracy through regular elections in Sub-Saharan Africa has intensified over the last two decades. Despite its accompanying challenges, they still give citizens an opportunity to participate in their governance.