A transit center in Niger for migrants who have been returned from Algeria | Credit: UNICEF/ UN0209663/ Gilbertson VII
A dead cow lies in a dried-up river in Africa | Credit: EPA
Ivorian migrants returning from Libya arrive in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 22 November 2017. 166 Ivorian migrants were repatriated from Libya by Ivory Coast. Photo | EPA/LEGNAN KOULA
The players from Nassara AC (in orange) shake hands with their opponents, from Nigelek. (Photo: Mehdi Chebil)
In the desert of Niger, sometimes soldiers on rescue missions find the lifeless bodies of people who hoped to migrate north. DR
agadez: Africa's hub of human migration
A farmer from Niger examining the grains have gone bad on his land in the southern town of Guidan Roumdji, Niger Credit: EPA/ Tanya Bindra
Officials from OFPRA, the French office for the protection of refugees and stateless persons, interview migrants who were evacuated from Libya and who are claiming asylum in France.  (Photo: Mehdi Chebil)
Mamadou made the decision to return home to Guinea instead of travelling to France (Credit: ANSA)
Members of the Parliament applaud newly elected President Sergio Mattarella at the end of his speech in Rome
Many young people in Guinea face the decision whether to stay or try to leave for Europe
The suspected traffickers are to face prosecution for offenses including human trafficking, forced labour and child exploitation