Musa has tried to flee to Europe twice and failed. After eight years without work, he finally has a job in his home country, the Gambia. But he still wants to leave.
Thousands of African migrants trying to get to Europe end up trapped in Libya. Often they endure abuse, and some are even sold into slavery. DW's Migration Dilemma series looks at why people risk the journey.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier signed a multi-million dollar partnership with Ghana on his first trip to Africa since taking office. Germany hopes the accord might help curb migration to Europe.
Rights group Amnesty International has accused EU governments of supporting migrant abuse in Libya. Echoing previous reports, it found widespread abuse of migrants in Libya by the government, smugglers and armed groups.
Deutsche Welle kicked off a new debate platform on December 4, 2017, launching “The 77 percent.”
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