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The allure of leaving Kenya to reside in Europe or the US is a bug that bites young people quite aggressively. But if they knew the reality of living in these foreign lands, most would shelve the lofty ideas of paradise in developed countries.   Despite these countries’ meticulous planning, an efficient transport system that […]

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Italy was ranked the ninth most desirable place in the world to work in a survey this week, but some foreigners who live and work here beg to differ. The economy is languishing and the unemployment rate is among the highest in Europe. Even if you are in a job, salaries are low while getting […]

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Italy has ended the sea rescue mission “Mare Nostrum” that saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East. Human rights groups are criticizing the move, fearing that death tolls will rise. “Mare Nostrum is closing down because it was an emergency operation,” Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said on […]

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The government of Italy has decided to allow 15,000 foreigners to come here for apprenticeship and internship programs. The Decree opening Italy’s borders to foreign apprentices and interns was signed by Minister of Labour Giuliano Poletti on 25th June 2014, and published in the Official Gazette on 1st November 2014. Some 7,500 places are reserved […]

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has promised to make it easier for children born to foreigners in his country – a prime destination for immigrants making risky boat voyages from Africa – to get citizenship. Renzi said legislation would be introduced by the end of this year, in an interview on Canal 5 television late […]

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