Jobless Senegalese Migrants Likely to Head for Europe Again

Thousands of migrants flown back from Libya are likely to attempt the perilous journey to Europe again unless they find jobs at home, Senegal said Tuesday, after reports that slave traders were selling Africans in markets. The West African country has some of the highest numbers of young men who get trafficked, imprisoned and sold in lawless Libya while trying to reach Europe, according to the United Nations migration agency. "If we don't provide for their needs, they'll leave again," said Mariama Cisse, who coordinates government programs for returnees, including...


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Published By: VOA Africa - Tuesday, 5 December

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