February 24, 2024
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A ZAM TRANSNATIONAL INVESTIGATION By Elizabeth BanyiTabi (Cameroon), Theophilus Abbah (Nigeria), Emmanuel Mutaizibwa (Uganda), Ngina Kirori (Kenya) and Brezh Malaba (Zimbabwe) A new ZAM transnational investigation into migration from five African countries shows that, in many cases, the urge to leave is so desperate that migrants consciously risk extortion by smugglers, Continue Reading
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By Elizabeth BanyiTabi, Emmanuel Mutaizibwa, Ngina Kirori, Theophilus Abbah and Brezh Malaba Key Points Over sixty percent of EU-funded “returnee projects” fail “Rescue centres” in Saudi Arabia keep women detained for years Cameroonian businesspeople in the diaspora have stopped investing in their home country Migrants who were returned to Cameroon were arrested, tortured, Continue Reading
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By Elizabeth BanyiTabi, Emmanuel Mutaizibwa, Ngina Kirori, Theophilus Abbah and Brezh Malaba Key points Nine out of ten Nigerians said they want to “escape” “Frustration of excellence” is behind an exodus of doctors, IT experts, and teachers Academics leave behind silenced and empty campuses Oppression drives many to “vote with their feet” The extremely heavy […]Continue Reading
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By Elizabeth BanyiTabi, Emmanuel Mutaizibwa, Ngina Kirori, Theophilus Abbah and Brezh Malaba Key Points The financial exploitation of migrants is a multimillion-dollar business for agencies, rackets, syndicates, and scammers Many state officials are involved in schemes exploiting migrants The production of passports yields hundreds of thousands of dollars per day African Continue Reading
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The Committee to Protect Journalists have called on Ugandan authorities to investigate security forces’ recent attacks against journalists and hold those responsible to account. Since March 19, security forces have harassed or assaulted at least six journalists in the country while enforcing restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19, according to the journalists, who Continue Reading