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Migrant workers who work outside their home country are also called foreign workers. They may also be called expatriates or guest workers, especially when they have been sent for or invited to work in the host country before leaving the home country.

IMD: ITUC-Africa Commends Migrant Workers’ Contributions To Societal Development

IMD: ITUC-Africa Commends Migrant Workers’ Contributions To Societal Development The African regional organisation of International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-AFRICA) has applauded migrant workers worldwide for their contributions to the economies growth and development of their host, transit and origin communities. The general Secretary of the group, Kwasi Adu-Amankwah in his …

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IMD 2022: ITUC-AFRICA, ILO To Hold High Level Session

IMD 2022: ITUC-AFRICA, ILO To Hold High Level Session The African Regional office of International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-AFRICA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation would on 19th December 2022 hold a high level session to mark the 2022 International Migrants Day. This year celebration which will take place …

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ATUMNET Kigali Conference To Improve Synergy Between Journalists, Trade Unions Contribution To Labour Migration Governance’

ATUMNET Kigali Conference To Improve Synergy Between Journalists, Trade Unions Contribution To Labour Migration Governance’ The forthcoming conference of the Africa Trade Union Migration Network (ATUMNET) holding in Kigali, Rwanda is aimed at improving the synergy between ATUMNET focal persons, trade unions and journalists in their quest to contribute to …

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MLGWUI Calls For Deportation Of Suspected Immigrant Sex and Mining Workers.

MLGWUI Calls For Deportation Of Suspected Immigrant Sex and Mining Workers.   From Justice Baako NTARMAH, Ghana   Migrant Labour General Workers Union International with her Finnish-French Migrant Resource Centre MLGWUI-FFMRC) has called for a Judicial Service of Ghana to persecute and ensure Fair Deportation of suspected illegal immigrant Sex …

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Intermediary Cities As The Bedrock of Africa’s Development

Intermediary Cities As The Bedrock of Africa’s Development By Etta Michael Bisong, Abuja The burden of how to build new cities across Africa to mitigate the mass migration of people from rural to urban settlements continues to raise an eyebrow over the broken relationship in the global dialogue on climate …

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Union Seeks Partnership Over Plights Of Migrant Workers

Union Seeks Partnership Over Plights Of Migrant Workers The Migrant Labour General Workers Union International(MLGWUI) has called on trade unions around the world and other organisations working on migration issues to support the organisation to ensure the smooth running of its activities. The General Secretary and Head of Education in …

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IOM, ITUC- Africa, ILO Calls For Ratification Of Conventions For protection Of Migrants

IOM, ITUC- Africa, ILO Calls For Ratification Of Conventions For protection Of Migrants The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Regional office of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa ) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have stressed the need to ratify and institutionalize relevant conventions and instruments for the …

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Gunmen Killed 2 Guards, Kidnapped 2 Chinese Nationals At Zungeru Dam

Gunmen Killed 2 Guards, Kidnapped 2 Chinese Nationals At Zungeru Dam From Mathew Jwantu, Minna Two Chinese Nationals were kidnapped, two guards killed and one other wounded when an armed men believe to be kidnappers storm the ongoing Zungeru Hydro Electric Power Dam project in Niger state. The incident happened …

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Refugee, Migrant Numbers Increase Despite Travel Ban In 2021

Refugee, Migrant Numbers Increase Despite Travel Ban In 2021 In November 2021, the UNHCR data said about 84million people was said to had been forced from their homes.This figure is an increase from 2020 and 2019, both of which were record-breaking years in terms of the numbers forcibly displaced around …

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ILO New Report Reveals How Qatar Is Leading Reform In Kafala System

ILO New Report Reveals How Qatar Is Leading Reform In Kafala System The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has revealed how the State of Qatar is willing and ready to continue reform it’s Kafala recruitment system. In a new report, ILO said the Qatari Government is building on the significant reforms …

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