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AU legal officer urges Africa to ratify legal frameworks on refugees

A senior African Union (AU) legal officer on Thursday urged African countries to ratify legal frameworks and conventions on refugees and migration. ...
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IOM says it has not suspended its operations in Tripoli

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said it’s still working on the ground in Tripoli to help people affected by the ongoing war in...
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Minister asks media to help educate youth on migration

Mrs Gifty Eugenia Kusi, the Deputy Western Regional Minister, said migration has assumed alarming proportions globally with many of the youth risking their lives...
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German Government Outlines Guidelines for Africa Policy

The German government on Wednesday adopted new political guidelines for Germany's Africa policy, focusing on sustainable economic development, migration and security. "The guidelines reflect the...

Migration Study Centre Gets opportunity to Participate in Global Research Hub

The University of Ghana, led by Professor Joseph Kofi Teye, Director of Centre for Migration Studies (CMS) is taking part in a 20 million...
Migration by boat

African Leaders Find Solutions to Migration Crisis

African leaders, under the umbrella of the African Union (AU), have embarked on finding lasting solutions to Africa's migration and refugee crisis. African leaders, who...
Urban migration

Pan-African Institution Collaborate to Curb Climate Related Migration in Africa

Pan-African institutions on Saturday stressed concerted efforts toward finding lasting solutions to the intertwined challenges of migration, food security and climate change, as well...
Urban migration

Pan-African institutions jointly solve climate-induced migration, displacement in Africa

Pan-African institutions on Saturday stressed concerted efforts toward finding lasting solutions to the intertwined challenges of migration, food security and climate change, as well...
Urban migration

Tackling Migration problems in West and Central Africa

Sound policies and cooperation by countries are key Without a doubt, migration is a defining issue of this century. One billion people, one-seventh of the...
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Saving the Shrinking Lake Chad, Italy and Buhari Discuss Transaqua

Italian Prime Minister Conte Discusses Development with Presidents of Chad and Niger Giuseppe Conte made a two-day visit to Niger and Chad, two countries members...
Wpid Kumordzi Among Krc Genk Players Travelling To Turkey On Saturday

Italian PM Cautions EU on Migration Regulations

The European Union will collapse unless it changes its course on migration, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told a televised press conference after meeting...

Asia Grassroot Women Migrant Groups Calling For Protection For All Migrants

As the Global Compact on Migration, a non-binding pact on global migration governance, is being adopted in intergovernmental meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, grassroots women...

IOM helps 103 Malawians stranded in South Africa return home

The United Nation Migration Agency, International Organization for Migration (IOM) said a total of 103 Malawians are now back home from South Africa through...

Global Parliament of Mayors discuss key issues affecting the world

More than 80 mayors and city network leaders from six continents gathered in Bristol to convene on the topics of migration, urban security and...

Global Parliament of Mayors Summit in UK: To attract over 100 city leaders

An electric scooter hire company have been announced as the dinner sponsor for the Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) Summit 2018, being held in...
Urban migration

Ghana’s Kofi kinaata becomes a crusader against irregular migration

Martin King Arthur popularly known as “Kofi Kinaata” has been appointed by IOM Ghana as the ambassador for the 'Safe Migration' campaign, which seeks...
Urban migration

African economies must be considered in handling Migration and refugees

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday said discussion on migrations and refugees cannot be complete without including conversations about the nature of African economies. He...
This week’s flight from Libya was the seventh since January 2017 organized by IOM for Guinean migrants from Libya with a total of 859 migrants assisted so far. Above is a photo of Guinean migrants assisted by IOM last August. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

KIA positioned for early detection of health related emergencies

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched the Public Health Emergency Response Plan for the Kotoka International Airport to guide the prevention and...

Parliament charge ministry to investigate alleged slave auction in Libya

Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, has called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to collaborate with the United...

25 Million People Displaced Due To Climate Change

The United Nations Migration Agency has indicated that globally, about 25 million people are displaced annually due to climate induced disasters. It also said in...
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Journalists Begins Training Workshop on Migration

A three-day training Workshop for Investigative Journalists on Free Movement and Migration (FMM) commenced in Accra on Tuesday with a call on journalist to...
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Government to set plans in motion to end migrants’ abuse

The Government would, from next week, start engaging Gulf States missions in Ghana, to discuss the excessive abuse of Ghanaian migrants so as to...
From left: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and UN Migration Agency (IOM) Director General William Lacy Swing meeting in Berlin on 11 August 2017, to discuss international migration. Photo: Federal Government of Germany / Jesco Denzel 2017

Chancellor Merkel Hold Deliberations with Refugee Agencies on Migration

Berlin – German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, on Friday (11/8), met with William Lacy Swing, United Nations Migration Agency (IOM) Director General and Filippo...
Urban migration

Canada and Ghana Seeks An All Inclusive Plan to Migration

Canada is working with Ghana, as part of spearheading a global partnership, to build pragmatic comprehensive systems would plan and manage migration to...

Ukraine adopts new policy on migration management

The Government of Ukraine adopted a new State Migration Strategy Wednesday (12 July), which will inform national migration policy for the next eight years. The...
Urban migration

Top 5 challenges of urbanisation

Ghana, a population of almost 28 million people with its capital Accra having almost 3 million of that. Amazingly the number of indigenes of...

Spotlight: Is African migration the new form of political rebellion?

The most commonly cited reasons for people mirating from Africa to Europe revolve around the search for economic opportunity and jobs. There is, however,...
Syrian refugees stand as they gather during the visit of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to al-Dalhamiyeh camp in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon March 25, 2016. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

IOM susoends emergency activities in Mosul

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, has temporarily suspended certain emergency activities in both Qayara’s air strip emergency site and the Haj Ali camp, due...

UN Migration Agency renovates 18 wells in Libya

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has completed the rehabilitation of 18 water wells in 12 out of 14 neighbourhoods of the Libyan city of...
Migrants are seen near the village of Tabanovce at the northern Macedonian border on March 9, 2016. (Xinhua) (zw)

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean reach 2,297

he UN Migration Agency (IOM) reports that 101,266 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 5 July, with almost 85 per cent...