MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

20-Apr-2021 to 12:04

Over 200,000 Zimbabweans return home during past year - IOM

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — More than 200,000 Zimbabweans have returned home since early 2020 as the economic fallout from COVID-19 took a toll on countries where they have been working, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) announced on Tuesday.

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20-Apr-2021 to 11:05

Moroccan navy rescues 165 illegal migrants

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — A total of 165 illegal migrants were rescued last weekend by units of the Moroccan Royal Navy operating in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, according to a military source.

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06-Apr-2021 to 07:26

UN accuses Tanzania of turning back Mozambicans fleeing attacks

APA-Pemba (Mozambique) — The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has accused Tanzania of turning back hundreds of asylum seekers fleeing attacks by ISIS-linked insurgents in the Mozambican coastal town of Palma.

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23-Mar-2021 to 13:51

S/Africa, UN sign historic deal on asylum seekers

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa and the United Nations on Tuesday signed a migration accord that both sides believe would solve the longstanding plight of 185,000 foreigners seeking asylum in the country.

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19-Mar-2021 to 08:54

Five Zimbabwean refugees contest repatriation to their country

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Five Zimbabwean refugees have lodged a complaint against the Botswana government over its decision to repatriate them back to their country, an official said on Friday.

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09-Mar-2021 to 21:06

Ethiopians killed in Yemen detention center fire

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Foreign Affairs ministry in Addis Ababa on Tuesday said several Ethiopians were killed in a fire accident at a migrant detention center in Yemen last Sunday.

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18-Feb-2021 to 14:41

Qatar Airways adds more flights on S/African routes – Official

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Qatar Airways has increased its flight frequencies to and from South Africa to 28 flights per week, group chief executive Akbar Al Baker announced on Thursday.

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