Migrants heading for Europe from central African nations often pass through Niger, but the country also sees a steady flow of people who are heading back home. The UN has four transit centers in Niger to help returnees.
Even as a migrant rescue ship disembarks 88 asylum-seekers in an Italian port, a UN official says the Mediterranean isn't the most dangerous place for migrants. Many more die trying to reach the coast than in the sea.
Income inequality was reversed among a group of Africans migrating to Europe, according to a new UN study. Although much higher earnings are a factor, intolerance at home often cements the decision.
An organizational snafu between two of Germany’s highest-profile politicians overshadowed new policy goals in Africa and fueled speculation of what is to come in a post-Merkel era.
Rescuers are attempting to save the lives of more than 50 people whose boat capsized off the coast of Libya. The migrants were hoping to cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe.
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