Bodies of around 20 migrants recovered from sea
Moroccan rescue services have recovered the bodies of around 20 migrants in the Mediterranean, a spokeswoman for the Spanish enclave of Melilla said Sunday.
Nigeria urges UN probe into deaths of 26 female migrants
Nigeria on Wednesday called for an international inquiry after 26 women and girls drowned attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.
Over 100,000 migrants cross Mediterranean to Europe since January
More than 100,000 migrants and refugees have made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe since the beginning of the year, and 2,247 have died trying, the UN said Tuesday.
Mediterranean migrant death toll for 2017 tops 1,000
Around 100 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean according to shipwreck survivors, raising the death toll for the perilous crossing to Italy to over 1,000 victims in 2017, the UN's refugee agency said Friday.
Xenophobic attacks continue in South Africa
Earlier in the week, 171 Nigerians returned from Libya with a tale of woes after their attempts to cross to Europe through the Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara Desert failed.
Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach
The bodies of 74 migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe have washed up on a beach west of the Libyan capital, the Red Crescent said Tuesday.
36,000 Nigerians crossed to Italy via Mediterranean Sea in 2016
In a desperate search for a good life, illegal migrants from Nigeria account for 21 per cent of the total 171,299 immigrants that braved the Mediterranean odds to arrive in Italy in 2016.
From hunger in Nigeria to poverty in Europe
The increasing surge of migrants who cross the Mediterranean Sea from Africa and other parts of the world, mainly into Europe, has become a global threat that requires ...