MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

01-Sep-2022 to 14:06

101 more asylum seekers arrive Rwanda from Libya

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The eleventh group of 101 asylum seekers evacuated from Libya have safely arrived in Rwanda, APA has learnt on Thursday.

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01-Sep-2022 to 05:55

Zimbabwe reintroduces passes for communities near Zambian border

APA-Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has reintroduced passes to enable people from the border community of Binga to cross into Zambia following a decline in COVID-19 cases in both countries, state media reported on Thursday.

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24-Aug-2022 to 05:55

Zambia, Qatar sign air transport pact

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia and Qatar have signed an agreement that will see Qatar Airways increasing the frequency of direct flights between Doha and Lusaka.

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12-Aug-2022 to 11:11

S/Africa hires lawyers to clear Zimbabwe exemption permits backlog

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has hired private lawyers to assist it clear a backlog of applications by Zimbabweans seeking to beat a December 31 expiry of special exemption permit, Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced.

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01-Jul-2022 to 12:57

S/Africa calls for probe into Morocco/Spain migrant deaths

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has called for “an immediate independent investigation” into the deaths of at least 23 migrants attempting to cross the border from Morocco into the African Spanish territory of Melilla on June 24.

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01-Jul-2022 to 08:25

Fastjet launches flights between Zimbabwe, Botswana resort areas

APA-Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) — Fastjet Zimbabwe on Thursday launched its inaugural flight between Victoria Falls and Botswana’s Maun in a development that will see the budget airline plying the lucrative route between the neighbouring countries’ premier resort towns four time a week.

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28-Jun-2022 to 11:49

S/Africa’s Airlink inks cooperation deal with Qatar Airways

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Airlink has signed a deal with Middle East airline Qatar Airways that will offer travellers more choice and improved connectivity between 45 destinations in 12 countries across southern Africa.

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