Malta News

Spanish NGO says rescue boat blocked from operating in Mediterranean

Open Arms, which operates in the waters between southern Europe and Libya, has previously travelled to Spain to disembark migrants after being refused permission to do so in Italy and Malta.

Reuters , Africa Jan 14, 2019

Independent MPs need more attention – Kadaga

“I brought up the topic of the independents within the multiparty system because Parliament of Uganda is unique in that we have over 200 Members of the ruling party, we have the official opposition at 36 and we have 69 independents,” she said during the ongoing preparatory meeting in Malta on 10 January 2019.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 11, 2019

Independent MPs need increased attention - Kadaga

PIC: Speaker Rebecca Kadaga with her Maltese counterpart Dr. Anglu Farrugia at the Parliament of Malta.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 11, 2019

Kadaga asks world leaders to protect female MPs from cyber

By Monitor reporter Malta- The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga’s, proposal to include cyber harassment of female Members of Parliament among the top agenda for the Commonwealth speakers conference has been adopted.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 11, 2019

Italy coalition parties resolve migrant spat in late-night talks

Agencja Gazeta/Slawomir Kaminski via REUTERS Salvini, leader of the far-right, anti-migrant League, had threatened on Wednesday to block the transfer of would-be refugees who were part of a group of 49 migrants that disembarked in Malta after spending more than two weeks at sea.

Reuters , Africa Jan 10, 2019

Italy far-right minister furious after migrant deal

Disagreement over the migrants, who arrived in Malta after being rescued in the Mediterranean, has shaken Italy’s coalition.

EWN , South Africa Jan 9, 2019

Malta prime minister says deal reached for 49 migrants to disembark | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

“An ad hoc agreement has been reached,” Muscat told journalists, adding that the deal also included a decision on the fate of 249 rescued migrants already in Malta.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 9, 2019

Qatar Airways launches global campaign to encourage people to travel

It has a host of new destination launches planned for 2019, including Valletta, Malta and Isfahan, Iran, to name just a few.

IOL , South Africa Jan 9, 2019

Migrants stranded at sea despair for future amid wait for EU port

A migrant stands on the deck of the migrant search and rescue ship Sea-Watch 3, operated by German NGO Sea-Watch, off the coast of Malta, January 8, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Jan 9, 2019

Pope urges EU to show 'solidarity' with migrants

VATICAN CITY, Pope Francis on Sunday urged EU leaders to show "concrete solidarity" with 49 migrants stranded on NGO ships off the coast of Malta who have been refused permission to land.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 7, 2019