MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

31-May-2019 to 15:15

Botswana, Russia eyeing visa exemption pact

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana and Russia are due to sign an agreement that will see the mutual exemption of visa requirements for citizens of the two nations in a bid to encourage mutual tourism, investment and trade, it was announced on Friday.

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22-May-2019 to 18:17

Illegal migrants arrested in northern Mauritania

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Nine illegal migrants from sub-Saharan African countries were arrested by the Mauritanian coast guards on Monday night off Nouadhibou, security sources revealed.

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16-May-2019 to 12:34

Botswana decentralises issuance of visas

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi said on Thursday that the country’s diplomatic missions across the world would start issuing visas to those wishing to travel to Botswana.

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15-May-2019 to 18:05

eSwatini introduces visa-on-arrival at two entry points

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Only two out of the 12 entry points into eSwatini will now provide visa-on-arrival services, APA learned on Wednesday.

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07-May-2019 to 05:24

S/African Airways to offer direct flights to China’s Guangzhou

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Airways (SAA) will from September offer direct flights between Johannesburg and Guangzhou in China, a senior airline official said on Monday.

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01-May-2019 to 10:07

Air Zimbabwe takes delivery of new plane

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Air Zimbabwe took delivery of a new plane on Tuesday as the struggling Zimbabwean national flag carrier moves to restore viability after almost a decade in the doldrums.

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29-Apr-2019 to 06:00

Taiwan scraps visas for eSwatini nationals

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini nationals will no longer require visas to travel to Taiwan with effect from June 1 following a waiver announced by the Asian country’s foreign ministry at the weekend, APA learnt here on Sunday.

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