Libya

 
Seeds of Europe’s ‘migrant crisis’ are in Europe
Seeds of Europe’s ‘migrant crisis’ are in Europe
If you ask an African migrant in Europe who came across the Mediterranean Sea in a boat if they would make the journey again, most of them would...
Unemployment fuels unrest in Arab states: IMF
Unemployment fuels unrest in Arab states: IMF
Unemployment and sluggish economic growth are fuelling social tension and popular protests in several Arab countries, the International Monetary...
Public buses return to Tripoli after 30 years
Public buses return to Tripoli after 30 years
Parked in a hangar in downtown Tripoli, some 35 buses awaited this week's launch of a new urban public transport scheme — the first in the...
Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal
Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal
Emerging from her ordeal, Gloria considers herself "privileged". Last year, the 26-year-old left Nigeria with four other women, dreaming of a...
Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis
Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis
Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the...
UN envoy on migrants criticises 'blindness' of EU on Libya
UN envoy on migrants criticises 'blindness' of EU on Libya
The UN's special envoy on migration in the Mediterranean, Vincent Cochetel, has accused the EU of "blindness" on the plight of refugees and...
AU, UN need to work together
AU, UN need to work together
Since the beginning of the year, long-running tensions between the United Nations Security Council and the African Union Peace and Security Council...
Explainer: Tracing the history of Sudan’s Janjaweed militia
Explainer: Tracing the history of Sudan’s Janjaweed militia
Former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was finally removed from...
Russia is the clumsy latecomer at Africa’s superpower party
Russia is the clumsy latecomer at Africa’s superpower party
Some time towards the middle of last year, an unmarked vehicle began to pay weekly visits to the Grand Cafe in central Bangui. The upscale...
UN attacks 'ghastly' conditions in Libya migrant detention centres
UN attacks 'ghastly' conditions in Libya migrant detention centres
On Friday, the United Nations (UN) attacked horrific conditions in migrant detention centres in Libya, with dozens dying from tuberculosis and...
Tensions flare near Chad’s precarious northern border
Tensions flare near Chad’s precarious northern border
Tensions are escalating in northern Chad’s Tibesti region, on the country’s border with Libya and Niger. An influx of outsiders attracted by...

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