Tag: Asylum

Botswana is concerned over influx of refugees from Zimbabwe and S.Africa

October 20, 2022

Botswana has expressed concern over an influx of asylum seekers who fled from countries, including 700 refugees from neighboring Zimbabwe and hundreds more from South ... Read More

Ivory Coast calls for ECOWAS emergency summit over its troops held in Mali

September 15, 2022

Ivory Coast on Wednesday (14 September) slammed Mali for “blackmailing” over 46 Ivorian troops who have been detained by Bamako and urged leaders of the ... Read More

UK-Rwanda Asylum Deal: Despite Global Outcry, Zambia Eyes a Similar Migration Deal

July 22, 2022

The deal to relocate asylum seekers from the United Kingdom to Rwanda has caused widespread controversy, yet some African voices welcome its promise of human ... Read More

UNHCR’s Protection Chief Praises Morocco for Efforts to Protect Refugees

October 27, 2017

UNHCR’s protection chief Volker Türk has praised Morocco for adopting a National Policy on Immigration and Asylum  aiming at offering protection to refugees, the UN ... Read More

Germany Urges Tunisia to Repatriate Failed Asylum Seekers

February 15, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged visiting Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to speed up the process of repatriating the Tunisians who failed to obtain the ... Read More

Austria: Moroccan Asylum Seeker Nabbed for Membership with Terror Group

December 21, 2016

A 25-year old Moroccan seeking asylum in Austria has been arrested for membership with a terrorist group planning attacks for end of 2016, reports say. ... Read More