Saturday, October 21, 2017

Trump administration cites Edmonton attack in call for immigration changes

The Trump administration wants to change the immigration rules that allowed a man accused of perpetrating a terrorist attack in Edmonton last month to...

London’s Uber Ban Raises Questions on Race and Immigration

There is one question that bothers Sahrab Shinwari: “Would they have banned Uber if its drivers had been white and English?” The shock decision last...

Canada defends refugee system as Somali immigrant charged in attack

Canada defended its immigration and refugee vetting system on Monday after a Somali immigrant, who had drawn scrutiny for his alleged extremist views, was...

Yemeni refugees in Somaliland find conditions even harder than at home

In-depth: Refugees here struggle to feed their children and keep a roof over their head as they face drought and staggering unemployment, reports Matthew...

Exclusive: Armed group stopping migrant boats leaving Libya

An armed group is stopping migrant boats from setting off across the Mediterranean from a city west of Tripoli that has been a springboard...

Smugglers Target Ethiopian, Somali Teens for Deadly Trip to Yemen

Despite being seven months pregnant, Mesno Taha left her home in Harerge, Ethiopia to find peace and a better future. She trekked to the...

At Least 50 Migrants Drown as Smuggler Throws Them Into Sea

 The migrants — average age 16 — were fleeing two desperate places, Ethiopia and Somalia. They were headed to the shores of another, Yemen. But early Wednesday morning, as...
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Unwelcome stranger: Anwar – An African asylum seeker in Israel – Video

This short documentary tells the story of Anwar, a Sudanese anti-government activist who fled his home in Darfur in 2003. As many as 300,000 people...

Roxbury heist target handles cash for African immigrants

The Roxbury money exchange business targeted in Tuesday’s gunpoint robbery of $420,000 in cash has outlets across the country and caters to African immigrants,...

Smuggler who ‘revelled in’ torturing migrants arrested in Italy as almost 9,000 refugees rescued...

A Somali man who colluded with Libyan smugglers to torture and extort fellow migrants in squalid prisons has been arrested in Italy as the...

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Fears of post-electoral insecurity spread across the country

On 10 October, the National Electoral Commission published the electoral roll for the presidential election scheduled for 13 November. According to our information, 704,089 voters have...

Somaliland/Somalia: A joint air authority on the horizon

Having tried to run its airspace on its own, Mogadishu is now seeking a joint arrangement with Hargeisa. Since 5 October, the Somaliland minister for...

The Land of Six Armies: Djibouti and the the Horn of Africa

It’s really nothing impressive at first glance. On paper, the tiny African nation boasts a population less than 900,000 people. The name it carries,...