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Nigeria's government is worried about clandestine migration. Unlike in Europe, the issue is not people coming in, but Nigerians leaving the country. New rules are being enacted to solve the problem.
Author Jan-Philipp Scholz
Foreign aid groups are facing pressure in several African countries to hire more local workers. But South Sudan's recent move to increase work permit fees to up to $10,000 could spell disaster for the war-torn country.
In the wake of the dismantlement of the "Jungle" refugee camp in Calais, the migrant population of the Dunkirk camp, La Linière, has doubled. Abigal Frymann Rouch reports on their desperate attempts to reach the UK.
The Menschen für Menschen charity has said 5.7 million Ethiopians could die of a lack of food. Part of the problem is that other countries are faring even worse and thus getting most of the publicity.
Some 6 percent of Ethiopia's population of 98 million suffers from food shortages resulting from a catastrophic drought in the eastern African country. But that doesn't qualify as a risk of famine for the United Nations, which defines the term as 20 percent of a country's population having fewer than 2,100 kilocalories of nutrition per day.
Landslides around the Chilean capital of Santiago have contaminated a major river and cut off the drinking water supply to around 4 million people. Officials have said that at least three people have died in the floods.
At least three people were killed in the rainstorms and several others were missing, authorities said on Sunday.