MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

09-Sep-2021 to 12:22

Lesotho suspends residence permits amid human trafficking allegations

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — Lesotho has suspended the issuance of residence permits, citing alleged abuse of the country’s immigration system for human trafficking purposes.

Read more

06-Sep-2021 to 00:20

Ethiopia repatriates 412 migrants stranded in Saudi Arabia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — 412 Ethiopian migrants stranded in Saudi Arabia have been flown home from Riyadh to Addis Ababa over the weekend, according to the Ethiopian Foreign Affairs ministry.

Read more

02-Sep-2021 to 07:12

Why S/Africa declined to host Afghan refugees

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is not in a position to accommodate Afghan refugees seeking asylum after the Taliban took control of the Asian country last month, a government official said on Thursday.

Read more

13-Jul-2021 to 09:29

Botswana warns citizens against travel to S/Africa, eSwatini

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Tuesday warned its citizens to avoid travelling to South Africa and eSwatini where violent protests have disrupted daily activities and put people’s lives in danger.

Read more

22-Jun-2021 to 12:21

About 10,000 Mozambican refugees turned away by Tanzania - UN

APA-Pemba (Mozambique) — Close to 10,000 Mozambicans have been turned away after attempting to cross into neighbouring Tanzania to escape instability in northern Mozambique, the United Nations revealed on Tuesday.

Read more

02-Jun-2021 to 11:04

The kingdom on a mission to recover its minors from Europe

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — Moroccan monarch King Mohammed VI is on a mission to recover the kingdom’s minors living as undocumented migrants in Europe.

Read more

07-May-2021 to 13:31

RwandAir resumes flights to Zambia, S/Africa

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — RwandAir resumed flights to the Zambian capital Lusaka and Johannesburg in South Africa on Friday, three months after suspending service over concerns about a COVID-19 variant that had ravaged the southern African region at the time.

Read more