August 25

August 24

  • Africa: Migrants Die Off Italy


    The Italian coast guard confirmed on Sunday that eighteen people were found dead on an inflatable dinghy that was floating south of the island Lampedusa. 73 Survivors were rescued. Read more »

  • Africa: Italy Rescues 3,500 Migrants, Finds 18 Bodies At Sea


    Italian authorities say they have rescued 3,500 migrants and found at least 18 bodies in the Mediterranean Sea since Friday. Read more »

  • Africa: Italian Navy Rescue Hundreds of Illegal Immigrants

    Dalsan Radio

    The Italian navy said they rescued 470 illegal immigrants who were on board a boat which was packed with them. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Minister Warns Immigration Officers Against Corruption

    Daily Trust

    Men and Officers of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) have been warned against engaging in corrupt practices while carrying out their responsibilities. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Immigration Department Has Shown the Way to Go

    Daily News

    IN the recent past the nation witnessed a shameful conduct of nepotism carried out by some dishonest employees of the immigration department in the Ministry of Home Affairs. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Ethiopians Found Stranded in Chalinze Forest

    Daily News

    POLICE in Coast region in collaboration with the Immigration Department have apprehended 48 illegal immigrants of Ethiopian origin on Friday night at around 8.00 pm, at Ubena... Read more »

August 23

  • Africa: Scores of Migrants Feared Dead off Libyan Coast


    Coast guard officials in Libya say a boat carrying at least 200 migrants has capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, close to Libya's coast. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Dutch Arrested for Human Trafficking

    Daily News

    THE Immigration Department arrested a Dutch national, Shirwan Naseh Ismail at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) on Thursday night after disembarking from a Turkish... Read more »

  • Kenya: The Strange Plight of the Two Iqbal Brothers

    The Star

    Something stinks to high heaven about Pakistani businessmen's profiling, deportation and work permit woes at the hands of Kenyan Immigration officers and securocrats Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria Immigration Needs More 25,000 Personnel

    Daily Trust

    Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) must employ at least, 5000 personnel each year for the next five years to have the minimum number of staff required to secure Nigeria's borders. Read more »

August 22

August 21

  • Zimbabwe: Govt Sets Up Ebola Monitoring At Borders

    The Herald

    Government has started setting up health ports to strictly monitor visitors coming in via air or land routes and quarantine them if necessary in a bid to curb a possible Ebola... Read more »

  • Kenya: Court Bars Deportation of Ethiopian to Somalia

    Capital FM

    The High Court has barred the Director of Immigration from deporting an Ethiopian national to Somalia. Read more »

  • Kenya: Of Porous Borders, Graft and a Plague [editorial]

    The Star

    West African travellers from the nations where Ebola has killed more than 1,000 people (including doctors, nurses and paramedics) are now getting into Kenya from Uganda at Busia... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Group Begins Sensitisation On Irregular Migration in Lagos, Edo

    Daily Independent

    Alarmed at the mass exodus of Nigerians travelling to foreign lands for the proverbial golden fleece albeit irregularly, the ECOWAS/Spanish Fund on Migration and Development in... Read more »

  • Nigeria: ATCON Pushes for Increased Awareness On IPv6 Migration

    This Day

    The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) in collaboration with Africa Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) held an international workshop on Internet... Read more »

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