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    14-Jan-2018 to 14:12

    Third batch of Nigerians airlifted from Libya

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — A third batch of 560 Nigerians was on Saturday airlifted from strife-torn Libya, bringing to 1,590 the number of returnees since January 7.

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    10-Jan-2018 to 15:13

    Some 100 African migrants feared drowned off Libya

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Wednesday 10 January 2018 edition of The Migration Desk a publication of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is reporting “a deadly start to the new year for migrants on the Mediterranean”.

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    09-Jan-2018 to 14:00

    Tanzania expels 117 illegal immigrants

    APA-Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) — The government has expelled 117 illegal immigrants who were living in the country illegally, according to the head of the Immigration department in Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro region, Albert Rwelamira.

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    27-Dec-2017 to 18:25

    Mozambique: 13 corpses found hidden in bush

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Thirteen bodies of Somalis suspected to be illegal immigrants have been discovered by the Mozambican Attorney-General’s Office dumped in a bush in Cheringoma district in the central province of Sofala.

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    25-Dec-2017 to 12:35

    Morocco hosts global migration conference next year

    APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Morocco will host the intergovernmental conference towards the adoption of a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration from 10-11 December 2018, according to a UN General Assembly resolution adopted on Sunday.

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    13-Dec-2017 to 14:53

    EC announces €174.4m for Horn of Africa refugees

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The European Commission on Wednesday announced 13 new activities worth € 174.4 million under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, meant to support refugees and host communities in the Horn of Africa region.

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    12-Dec-2017 to 15:34

    S/Leone to airlift more citizens from Libya

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone is set to repatriate a further 170 of its citizens from Libya, APA learned in Freetown on Tuesday.

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