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VIDEO: Crackdown on smugglers in Ethiopia

As Europe continues to grapple with the migrant crisis, Ethiopia has intensified a crackdown on smugglers it blames for luring thousands of people who want to seek better lives abroad. The government says it has arrested more than 200 smugglers and has begun a campaign to ...

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October 1st, 2015

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VIDEO: African immigrants shut out in Quebec

Quebec has always tried to attract French-speaking immigrants as part of a long-term plan to protect the province’s distinct cultural identity. Most came from Europe at first, but in recent years the number moving to Canada from North African countries has increased. ...

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October 1st, 2015

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Buhari criticises ‘unruly’ Nigerians

Image copyright AP Image caption Muhammadu Buhari defended the delay in announcing his cabinet Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to stop their “unruly behaviour” to achieve progress. In an address to mark 55 years of independence ...

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October 1st, 2015

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How Ethiopia has cracked down on people smugglers

Metema, in Ethiopia’s north-west, was once a people smuggler’s paradise. It was from here that Haimanot, aged just 16, gathered all her belongings, borrowed 3,000 Ethiopian birr ($140; £95) and crossed the border into Sudan in search of a better life. She ...

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October 1st, 2015

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