African intelligence agencies plan to curb illegal immigration

African intelligence agencies have announced a cooperation plan with the African Union (AU) and the United Nations to curb illegal immigration. The CISSA plans to dismantle human trafficking networks which are known to smuggle Africans through Sudan and Libya to Europe.

The Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA), including seventeen African intelligence agencies, kicked off a session in Khartoum on Monday to discuss illegal migration and human trafficking.

Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) deputy director Jalaleldin El Sheikh El Tayeb said that the intelligence agencies had been dispatched by CISSA to Libya and Niger, where they investigated the phenomenon of human trafficking for a report.

CISSA executive secretary Shimelis…

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