Africa Europe World 

Greece and Portugal Golden Visa

– – If you are looking to gain EU citizenship by investing fast and easily, you won’t find better ways than the programs presented by Greece and Portugal. Both will pave a way for you and your family to the European Union passport and have rather similar investment options and waiting periods. However, it is all in the details when… Read More
Africa Europe Football Sports World 

How the Euros shone a spotlight on where football is falling short

– – The European Championships is one of the most anticipated sporting events in the world. Europe’s elite come together in what becomes football’s showcase event aside from the world cup. This year, the Euros did not fail to provide plenty of action, but also managed to showcase some of the issues that are still rife in the sport. The… Read More
Africa Europe World 

Opinion: How Africa overdeveloped Europe

– – Africa. The lens through which we see and are taught about our continent shapes our understanding of, our treatment of and our relationship to it. Of course, it does. That is why history is taught through the lens of white supremacy. That teaching shapes how we think, and that we think of one nation as superior and another… Read More
Africa Europe Featured Ghana West Africa World 

Ghana: Young innovators push for reforms in visa processing

Young innovators in Ghana have called for reforms in visa processing at various foreign embassies in the country. Gathering under a program called “innovators and migration” the young people lamented the continuous struggle in securing visa for regular and legal travels to Europe. Many of these young people are students and some just starting their own businesses but often get… Read More
Africa Europe Featured World 

Migrants land journey to Mediterranean deadlier than on the sea

Traveling to Europe on the Mediterranean is considered deadly due to the many reports of deaths recorded on the sea. Thousands of young Africans have over the past decade drowned during boat disasters with many of them not lucky to be rescued. But it is not the journey on the sea itself that is deadlier, according to the United Nations… Read More
Africa Europe World 

African migrants would still travel to Europe despite dangers

A new study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has revealed that African migrants who use illegal routes to travel to Europe would still do it again despite the dangers. There have been reports of many migrants dying in the Mediterranean and the desert as well as being sold into slavery in north Africa. But despite these dangers many… Read More
Africa Europe Ivory Coast West Africa World 

Surge in trafficking of Ivorian women, girls to Europe

The International Organization for Migration has said that a high number of women and girls from Ivory Coast are being trafficked to Northern Africa and Europe. In a note to mark European Anti-Trafficking Day the IOM said there was an emerging trend of a rise in the number of women and girls crossing the Mediterranean. It said some of the… Read More
Africa Europe Featured Libya North Africa World 

Libya: Boat with over 50 passengers capsizes off shores

United Nations officials have said that a boat with more than 50 passengers capsized off the Libyan coast. The exact date of the boat accident was not given but UN officials said on Saturday that “some 70 persons have disembarked back in Libya by the coast guards, after days in distress at sea.” The UNHCR in Libya first broke the… Read More
Africa Europe Libya North Africa World 

At least 40 feared dead in shipwreck off Libya

The U.N. refugee agency has said that at least 40 people are feared dead or missing after a boat disaster off the coast of Libya. The boat was carrying migrants headed for Europe. About 60 people are reported to have been rescued. Libyan coastguard spokesman Ayoub Qassem said on Tuesday that the bodies of five migrants had been recovered. 65… Read More
Africa Botswana Europe Featured Southern Africa World 

Botswana University offers students course on Brexit

Botswana’s top university is offering its students an elective course on the UK’s plans to leave the European Union. The term Brexit has been associated with the UK’s move to leave Europe and students of the University of Botswana will learn about this. The course has been structured by the history department of the university to enable students understand the… Read More