sub sahara africa

Thousands of migrants from sub-Saharan countries try to cross the Mediterranian and Atlantic waters  often on rudimentary boats like those in this picture | Photo: Reuters/ Borja Suarez
The city of Zouara is known to be a departure point for migrant boats | Photo: Private
Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio (L) with Niger's president Mohamed Bazoum (R) during an official visit to Niger | Photo: ANSA/Angelo Carconi
From file: The port of Zarzis, Tunisia | Photo: InfoMigrants
Migrant crossings to the Canary Islands are surging despite the dangerous crossing | Photo: Imago Images
In the last year, the numbers of boats setting off from Tunisia towards Italy and the Italian island of Lampedusa has dramatically increased | Source: InfoMigrants
Italy's deputy foreign minister Emanuela Del Re | Photo: ANSA/MASSIMO PERCOSSI
A group of Moroccans cross the Straits of Gibraltar on an inflatable boat in 2018 | Photo: Reuters / Jon Nazca
Innocent Magambi spent the first 26 years of his life in refugee camps. Now he works to empower refugees and local Malawians | Credit: There is Hope Malawi/Innocent Magambi
Thousands of migrants attempt each year to cross the Strait of Gibraltar | Photo: imago/imagebroker/T. Dressler
Migrants wait to disembark from a Spanish coast guard vessel in the port of Arguineguin on the island of Gran Canaria, Spain, May 17, 2020 | Photo: REUTERS/Borja Suarez
A screenshot from Tolo Tolo, directed by Luca Medici, produced by Taodue films and distributed by Medusa | Photo: Maurizio Raspante, Taodue films
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