MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

27-Oct-2020 to 14:42

S/Africa: Religious leaders face charges over immigration status

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born leaders of the Enlightened Congregation Gathering (ECG) church Shepherd and Mary Bushiri allegedly forged immigration documents to secure their permanent residency status in South Africa, Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi charged on Tuesday.

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27-Oct-2020 to 09:27

Mozambique: Internal displacement rises by 2700% in two years – Report

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The number of people displaced by the ongoing insurgency in northern Mozambique and the country’s central region has risen by 2,700 percent since the end of 2018, according to a report seen by APA on Tuesday.

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26-Oct-2020 to 07:23

Tourism: Botswana to allow chartered int’l flights from November 1

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana will allow direct chartered international flights to some of the country’s premier tourist resorts with effect from November 1, Tourism Minister Philda Kereng has said.

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23-Oct-2020 to 15:38

Mozambique: 1,000 escaping insurgency per day

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The capital of Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province is receiving up to 1,000 people per day who are running away from an armed insurgency in parts of the region, a non-governmental organisation revealed on Friday.

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22-Oct-2020 to 18:12

Former Malawi minister jailed over passport scam

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Former Malawi home affairs minister Uladi Mussa was Thursday sentenced to six years in prison for alleged involvement in a passport scam.

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21-Oct-2020 to 11:41

Air Namibia to resume flights to S/Africa

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Air Namibia will next week resume flights to neighbouring South Africa following a six-month hiatus triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, the airline announced on Wednesday.

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05-Oct-2020 to 08:58

Zimbabwe’s border with S/Africa remains closed – Official

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe said on Monday that its side of the border with South Africa remains closed to general travellers despite the reopening of the entry point on the opposite side.

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