MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

14-Dec-2021 to 09:38

Zimbabwe introduces e-passport, old one to remain in force for two years

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has stopped the production of its current passport, which will be replaced by an electronically readable passport (e-passport), the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Tuesday.

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10-Dec-2021 to 22:50

Rwanda receives new asylum seekers from Libya

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Up to 176 refugees and asylum seekers from Libya arrived in Rwanda on Friday, the Ministry of Emergency and Disaster Management confirmed in a statement obtained by APA in Kigali.

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24-Nov-2021 to 06:18

Progress on AU free movement protocol – Official

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Visa-free movement of people between African countries is set to become a reality soon amid revelations that only 11 state signatories are needed to ensure the African Union’s Protocol on Free Movement of Persons comes into force, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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18-Nov-2021 to 10:52

43 more Rwandans deported from Uganda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A group of 43 Rwandan nationals has been deported from neighbouring Uganda after being detained for weeks, official sources in Kigali say while condemning the act on Thursday.

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17-Nov-2021 to 11:50

S/African Airways resumes Lagos flights in December

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Two of Africa’s biggest economies of Nigeria and South Africa will be linked when the South African Airways (SAA) expands its route network to include Lagos in December, a senior SAA official said on Wednesday .

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26-Oct-2021 to 10:43

47 Rwandans deported from Uganda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The authorities in Kigali have received an extra 47 Rwandans expelled from Uganda authorities in the last three days, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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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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