News Exercise #82

1) The reporter used an adjectival phrase to describe where these men have come from. what was it?
Sub-Saharan Africa, meaning countries situated south of the Sahara.
2) He said that some of the men had told him why they ended up i this detention centre. What had they been trying to do?
They were trying to get to Europe.
3) Why are they trying to do this?
They say that life in African countries is getting so bad that it is worth the risk of trying to enter Europe.
They also say that it is impossible for them to live here and survive, and to work.