MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

24-Oct-2021 to 05:28

S/African police bust Ethiopian kidnapping ring

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African police have broken up an extortionist ring in Johannesburg, rescuing 11 Ethiopians from suspected fellow Ethiopians who kidnapped and hid them in a storage facility in the commercial city, police spokesperson Andrè Traut said on Saturday.

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14-Oct-2021 to 07:00

S/African Airways to resume flights to Mauritius in November

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Airways is set to resume flights to Mauritius in November as part of the struggling airline moves to regain markets following more than a year of operational challenges.

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06-Oct-2021 to 10:17

UN frowns on deportations from Somaliland

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has described as concerning the deportation of several Somalis from the self-declared republic of Somaliland.

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28-Sep-2021 to 13:24

S/African Airways in strategic partnership with Kenya Airways

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Airways has entered into a strategic partnership with Kenya Airways under which the two airlines will share facilities on routes and fleet maintenance, an official said on Tuesday.

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23-Sep-2021 to 09:33

S/Africa’s embattled airline resumes domestic flights

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s troubled national carrier resumed flights on Thursday, more than 16 months after the airline grounded its planes on the back of bankruptcy concerns.

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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.

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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.

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