News archive: October 2016

Senegal: Because of migration, many areas are without young men

Detail of a photography by Mikal McAllister Thousands of Senegalese men set off for Europe each year, risking their lives on treacherous journeys through the Sahara desert and across the Mediterranean sea. Most fail. Many die. Senegal is among the top 10 countries of origin for migrants arriving in Italy this year, the International Organization […]


African youth invents the cities of tomorrow

Between huge chaotic cities and “silicon villages” the African youth is doing its best to build a better future, says the Franco-Togolese journalist Ayoko Mensah to the official website of the UNESCO.


IOM: More migrants are opting to return home

Many migrants are opting to return voluntarily to their home countries, rather than staying in host countries as migrants. Around 100,000 people may leave host countries by the end of 2016.