MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

19-Sep-2019 to 16:35

eSwatini detains 21 Malawians fleeing SA attacks

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — At least 21 Malawian nationals were arrested for entering eSwatini illegally while fleeing from xenophobic attacks taking place in South Africa, police in Mbabane revealed on Thursday.

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19-Sep-2019 to 05:49

Malawi rescues 88 citizens from S/Africa – Ministry

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Some 88 Malawians running away from South Africa’s xenophobic attacks are on their way home and are expected to arrive in Malawi on Thursday, the diplomacy said on Wednesday.

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16-Sep-2019 to 23:43

Riyadh vows to protect Ethiopian migrant workers

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Saudi Arabian authorities have pledged to provide the necessary assistance and protection to Ethiopian citizens working in their country.

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12-Sep-2019 to 14:39

Botswana: Children of Namibian refugees pay price of deportation

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has come under fire for withdrawing children of former Namibian refugees from school. The children together with their parents have been rounded up by security agents and are awaiting deportation back to Namibia.

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09-Sep-2019 to 13:17

Malawi minister inspects refugee vetting centre

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi, aware of its international obligations to assist refugees, would continue assisting new arrivals from Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi and Rwanda by granting them refugee status, a senior official said on Monday.

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06-Sep-2019 to 14:33

Botswana deports Namibian refugees

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Friday 6 September 2019 will forever be etched in the memories of Namibian refugees as Botswana’s threat to deport them to their country of origin was carried out on this day.

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06-Sep-2019 to 13:04

Botswana relaxes visa requirements to attract investors

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — As part of efforts to attract investors and tourists, Botswana has reviewed and abolished visa fees in certain categories and introduced payment in foreign currencies.

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