MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

11-Jun-2019 to 06:17

S/African Airways needs $286m urgently to keep it flying – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The state-owned South African Airways (SAA) needs US$286 million in government funding to keep it flying in the current financial year, newly appointed SAA chief executive Zukisa Ramasia said Monday.

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03-Jun-2019 to 14:25

SA Airways boss quits, blames detractors for woes

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Blaming his detractors for blocking the beleaguered South African Airways’ turn-around strategy, chief executive Vuyani Jarana has resigned from his high profile job after submitting a three-month notice, his office said on Monday.

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01-Jun-2019 to 10:26

Rwanda passport cost to increase in July

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The price of a Rwanda passport will rise from Frw 50,000 ($55 USD) to Frw 75,000 ($85 USD) from July, the Rwanda Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration revealed Friday.

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31-May-2019 to 17:47

Eight Rwandan traditional dancers vanish in US

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Eight members of "Inganzo Ngari", a cultural dance troupe known for gracing major events and weddings in Rwanda have gone missing in the United States where they had been on tour since May, an official source confirmed to APA in Kigali on Friday.

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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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