Mar 26th, 2013
Spanish authorities on Monday intercepted three inflatable boats packed with a total of 27 illegal immigrants, including two women, which were trying to make landfall on Spain’s southern shore, the country’s maritime rescue services said. The inflatable boats were stopped as they crossed ...
Mar 19th, 2013
At least 45 people died when a wooden boat carrying 166 people from southeastern Nigeria capsized off the coast, a doctor said on Tuesday. The boat left on Friday from the remote town of Oron, in Cross Rivers state, and was heading across the Gulf of Guinea to Gabon, in central Africa, when it capsiz...
In East Africa
Jan 2nd, 2012
Nairobi – At least seven people died and many more were feared missing after a boat carrying dozens of passengers hit another vessel and capsized off the Kenyan island of Lamu on Sunday evening, the Kenya Red Cross said. Nelly Muluka-Oluoch, a Kenya Red Cross spokesperson said 20 survivors had ...