MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

11-Jan-2022 to 12:31

S/Africa’s troubled airline to recover looted funds – Board

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — All recommendations from the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture report concerning the South African Airways (SAA) would be implemented and those who embezzled company funds would pay back the airline, the interim SAA board said on Tuesday.

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10-Jan-2022 to 13:44

Migrants in Libya: Relief agencies decry renewed crackdown

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — International relief agencies have jointly decried the renewed crackdown on migrants including women and children in Libya.

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07-Jan-2022 to 14:46

S/African minister refutes Zimbabwe border crisis

APA-Masina (South Africa) — Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Friday dismissed reports that there is a crisis at the Beitbridge border post between South Africa and Zimbabwe.

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30-Dec-2021 to 14:46

S/Africa: Court dismisses appeal against Zimbabwe exemption permits

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Gauteng High Court has ruled against two groups representing Zimbabwe immigrants to grant them permanent residency status as opposed to them holding the current temporary Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP) to live in the country, APA learnt on Thursday.

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29-Dec-2021 to 07:09

US rescinds travel ban on eight southern African countries

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The United States will lift restrictions against individuals travelling from eSwatini and seven other southern African countries starting on December 31, according to a proclamation issued by President Joe Biden on Wednesday.

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21-Dec-2021 to 11:05

Zambia: DRC refugees return home under voluntary repatriation programme

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The first 100 of nearly 5,000 refugees who fled violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) four years ago left Zambia for home on Tuesday under a voluntary repatriation programme set to continue into 2022.

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15-Dec-2021 to 07:58

UK removes 11 African countries from travel red list

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The United Kingdom has removed a ban on travellers from Zambia and 10 other African countries in a move seen as a reaction to widespread criticism of alleged discriminatory and “unscientific” responses by the West to the recent emergence of a new COVID-19 variant.

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