The Continuance of Slavery and Human Trafficking: A Wake Up Call

A recent undercover footage from Cable News Network (CNN) showing slave auctions of Sub-Saharan Africans in Libya has provoked national and international outrage on the rights and dignity of migrants and refugees living in Libya. According to the footage, many migrants from sub-Saharan Africa (including Nigeria) are sold to serve as labourers in the field with little or no food and water with others killed…

Morocco’s Bid to Join ECOWAS

Three weeks after the African Union had decided on 30th January 2017 to readmit Morocco into the Union, following a 33-year absence, Morocco, a North African country, surprisingly announced a further application to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). While a summit meeting of the 51st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Government of ECOWAS has agreed “in…