Giacomo Zandonini

Giacomo Zandonini

Niger

Niger fighting 'asymmetric war' against armed groups: Analysts

Niger mourns fallen troops as Islamic State in Western Sahara Province claims responsibility for attack that killed 71.

Niger fighting 'asymmetric war' against armed groups: Analysts

Niger

On the road with Niger's anti-drug trafficking squad

As Niger struggles to contain illicit trade, agents cite violent episodes and say they have become 'prey' in the battle.

On the road with Niger's anti-drug trafficking squad

Ghana

Nigerian women in Ghana exploited by smugglers, madams, 'priests'

Forced into prostitution, Nigerian women are victims of a network that uses 'fetish priests' to manipulate them.

Nigerian women in Ghana exploited by smugglers, madams, 'priests'

Ghana

A united Africa may give China its moment to shine

AfCFTA will likely complicate existing agreements with Africa’s main partners, including the United States and China.

 A united Africa may give China its moment to shine

Niger

After crackdown, what do people employed in migration market do?

Thousands in Niger were employed as middlemen until the government, aided by the EU, targeted undocumented migration.

After crackdown, what do people employed in migration market do?

Algeria

'Your skin colour was a crime': African migrants in Algeria

Sub-Saharan migrants tell stories of horror, activists note that forced deportation from Algeria is an ongoing trend.

'Your skin colour was a crime': African migrants in Algeria

Refugees

World Refugee Day: UNHCR head flies to Niger with abused migrants

The UNHCR chief travels from Libya to Niger, where asylum seekers wait to be resettled in Europe or North America.

World Refugee Day: UNHCR head flies to Niger with abused migrants

Serbia

Cuban refugees stranded in Serbia

Serbia has become 'a huge buffer zone for Europe, where refugee rights are usually ignored', NGO worker says.

Cuban refugees stranded in Serbia