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A Sub-Saharan woman does some washing-up at the bottom of a makeshift building where she lives with other fellow migrants in impoverished conditions, on May 29, 2016, in the capital Algiers. In the past, Algeria was a land of emigration, millions of its citizens exiled to France, but in recent years it has become a destination country for many West Africans. Nigerians, Malians, Cameroonians, brave the horrors of the Sahara to find refuge in the largest country in Africa, as the crossing to Europe is proving to be increasingly difficult, migrants prefer to settle in Algeria, a relatively stable and rich country compared to their home countries. / AFP / Farouk Batiche / TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY AMAL BELALLOUFI (Photo credit should read FAROUK BATICHE/AFP/Getty Images)

A Sub-Saharan woman does some washing-up at the bottom of a makeshift building where she lives with other fellow migrants in impoverished conditions, on May 29, 2016, in the capital Algiers.  
In the past, Algeria was a land of emigration, millions of its citizens exiled to France, but in recent years it has become a destination country for many West Africans. Nigerians, Malians, Cameroonians, brave the horrors of the Sahara to find refuge in the largest country in Africa, as the crossing to Europe is proving to be increasingly difficult, migrants prefer to settle in Algeria, a relatively stable and rich country compared to their home countries. / AFP / Farouk Batiche / TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY AMAL BELALLOUFI        (Photo credit should read FAROUK BATICHE/AFP/Getty Images)