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Crackdown Fuels Africa Migration Crisis, Drives Flows Across Mediterranean

The world’s focus is on the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe. But millions of people are also on the move across Africa, escaping poverty and persecution. Migration experts say the global networks are linked – and any solution must address the causes of the upheaval at source.   Corralled by armed smugglers, dozens of migrants from across West Africa line up to board a pickup truck in the city of Agadez, Niger. They’re heading for Libya, from where they hope to get on a boat...

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