MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

15-Nov-2019 to 13:37

S/Africa Airways extends flight cancellations to Monday

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s troubled national carrier on Friday extended the suspension of domestic and regional flights by two more days as a strike by thousands of its employees crippled operations.

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15-Nov-2019 to 12:05

Mozambique introduces new measures to curb illegal migration

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's National Migration Service (SENAMI) has announced Friday it was introducing new measures to prevent foreigners overstaying in the country.

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14-Nov-2019 to 15:04

Botswana tourism: Qatar Airways comes to the party

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — As part of efforts to boost the tourism industry, the state-owned Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) has revealed that Qatar Airways will next month commence direct flights to the southern African country, APA learnt here Thursday.

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14-Nov-2019 to 14:18

S/African Airways strike: Political vultures jump on

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The ongoing problems at South Africa’s troubled national carrier have become more than just the plight of the more than 1,000 employees facing retrenchments – it has provided a healthy dose of fodder for opposition players seeking to gain cheap political capital.

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14-Nov-2019 to 13:39

Strike grounds S/African Airways’ flights

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Workers for South African Airways (SAA) embarked on a strike on Thursday, forcing the cash-strapped flag carrier to cancel nearly all of its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

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12-Nov-2019 to 13:15

S/African Airways using ‘scare tactics’ to stop workers demanding wages – Unions

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Workers’ unions for the cash-strapped South African Airways on Tuesday dismissed the flag carrier’s intention to fire 1,000 staffers from its payroll as “a veiled threat” to stop them from making demands for a better wage package.

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08-Nov-2019 to 16:01

Morocco: Congolese footballer arrested over attempted child smuggling

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Congolese striker of Moroccan club side Ittihad of Tangier, Mukoko Batezadio was arrested last Sunday at Mohammed V airport, where he was trying to smuggle his daughter out of the kingdom to Rome, Italy.

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