MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

18-Feb-2021 to 14:41

Qatar Airways adds more flights on S/African routes – Official

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Qatar Airways has increased its flight frequencies to and from South Africa to 28 flights per week, group chief executive Akbar Al Baker announced on Thursday.

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08-Feb-2021 to 09:26

RwandAir suspends flights to Zimbabwe, Zambia, S/Africa

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — RwandAir on Monday suspended flights to Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa, citing safety concerns in the aftermath of “COVID variants prevalent throughout Southern Africa".

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04-Feb-2021 to 13:56

Greyhound to cease operations in S/Africa, neighbouring countries

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — World-renowned passenger bus company Greyhound on Thursday announced that it is ceasing operations in South Africa and neighbouring countries.

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27-Jan-2021 to 13:52

Ramaphosa launches $80m fund to promote S/Africa’s tourism sector

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched a US$80 million Tourism Equity Fund (TEF) aimed at creating an inclusive and growing tourism sector in South Africa.

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18-Jan-2021 to 14:45

S/Africa land border closures justified – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s closure of 20 land border entry points is justified, and “there is nothing sinister” about it as government struggles to contain the surging coronavirus infections, Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Monday.

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04-Jan-2021 to 14:52

S/Africa: Over 500 undocumented travellers daily at Zimbabwe border

APA-Musina (South Africa) — Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has said South Africa’s security agents have been arresting over 500 undocumented travellers daily for trying to enter the country illegally at its northern Beitbridge border post.

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25-Dec-2020 to 00:38

Death toll rises to 15 at chaotic S/Africa-Zimbabwe border post

APA-Musina (South Africa) — South African immigration authorities remain clueless on how to stop a rising death toll at the Beitbridge entry point which has reached 15 dead on the country’s northern border with Zimbabwe, a freight official has confirmed.

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