Life sentence for Swazi child abductor

2017-03-28 11:04

A Durban court has sentenced a Swazi national to life imprisonment for kidnapping, raping and trafficking his step-daughter.

India arrests heads of adoption centre over trafficking

2017-02-21 16:11

Indian police say they have arrested the heads of an adoption centre suspected of selling at least 17 children to foreign couples.

UN chief: Human trafficking prevalent in many conflict zones

2016-12-20 21:02

Outgoing UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is calling on countries to investigate and prosecute human trafficking cases of all types, including when their citizens commit the crime abroad.

Nigerian migrants struggle to leave Europe for home

2016-11-04 19:17

Mike hasn't told any of his friends or family that he's left France, even though he's been back in Nigeria for nearly six months. Read more...

Police, NGO team up to fight human trafficking

2016-10-04 08:06

Limpopo police and an NGO have teamed up in a bid to combat an increase in human trafficking in the province, they have announced.

22 foreign nationals rescued from possible human trafficking

2016-08-25 21:18

Gauteng police have found 22 undocumented Zimbabwean and Mozambican nationals,15 of them children, in a bakkie near Pretoria.

China’s $65bn Venezuelan headache – potential boost for African democracy

2016-07-04 09:17

China’s looming Venezuelan disaster has sparked a re-assessment of profligate lending into other politically unstable geographies, particularly Africa, where President Xi recently committed to lend a further $60bn.

Swazi man nabbed for human trafficking, rape

2016-06-16 11:39

A Swazi man accused of human trafficking, abduction and rape has been arrested in Durban after he was traced by Hawks officers.

Briton denied bail after being held for child trafficking in Malawi

2016-04-06 13:21

A British citizen who was arrested in Malawi for child trafficking has been denied bail, a report says.

Ghanaian dad held over trafficking teenage son

2016-01-25 13:15

A Ghanaian man has been arrested for allegedly trafficking his 12-year-old son to a fishing community at Ada in the Greater Accra Region.


Scars save 4 teens

2017-02-23 10:52

An 18-year-old Pietermaritzburg teen has spoken out about how she and her three friends survived a “horror” weekend after being lured to a non-existent camp.

Hawks rescue 72 foreigners believed to be trafficking victims

2017-02-06 11:13

Authorities have rescued 72 foreigners believed to have been trafficked into the country illegally and used as cheap labour at a factory in KwaZulu-Natal, according to the Hawks.

Bosnia arrests international human trafficking suspects

2016-11-04 20:10

Bosnian authorities say they detained several people in a coordinated police operation that took place simultaneously in four countries, aimed at cracking down on organised crime, human trafficking, money laundering and prostitution.

8 face charges over horror Austria migrant truck deaths

2016-10-12 16:58

Hungarian police say they will seek charges against eight suspects after completing a probe into the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria last year, in a case that sent shock waves through Europe.

Thai kingpin jailed for Rohingya trafficking

2016-09-01 17:20

A Thai man accused of masterminding the smuggling and trafficking of Rohingya migrants fleeing Myanmar, has been jailed for 35 years.

Cops rescue 57 child trafficking victims in North West

2016-07-26 22:23

Fifty-seven children who had been smuggled into Mahikeng in an unventilated delivery truck from Malawi have been rescued by police officers.

Bodies of 19 suffocated Ethiopians found on truck in DRC

2016-06-18 15:49

Congolese border guards found the bodies of 19 Ethiopian migrants who had died of asphyxia in a lorry carrying nearly 100 stowaways, after being alerted by a "nauseous" smell, officials says.

Zambia rescues four girls trafficked from Malawi

2016-05-27 11:26

Immigration officers in Zambia have reportedly rescued four Malawian girls believed to have been trafficked into that country.

2 on trial over Aylan Kurdi's death

2016-02-11 16:30

Two alleged people-smugglers are on trial in Turkey accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi - who put a human face on the Syrian refugee crisis after his body washed ashore on a beach.

Job agencies have become human trafficking hubs – MEC

2015-12-08 14:54

Bogus job agencies are trafficking Lesotho women into the Free State, Social Development MEC Sisi Ntombela says.

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