Category: Coast

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Ninety feared ineffective after shipwreck off Libya soar

Around 90 people have drowned after a shipwreck off Western Libya, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). A spokesperson for the UN-affiliated body said 10 bodies had washed ashore near the town of Zuwara and that the death toll included at least eight Pakistani nationals and two Libyans. A fishing boat rescued one…

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‘It’ll also fade’: Ocean threatens Ivory Scramble village

Lahou-Kpanda, Ivory Coast – Diplo Anacle stands in the doorway of an old prison, once one of dozens of stately seafront buildings erected by French colonialists on this sliver of sand between the Atlantic ocean and a giant lagoon. Today, the structure in the centuries-old village of Lahou-Kpanda is all that remains from that time. “This…