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11-Feb-2022 to 09:35

S/Africa reviewing visa application system – Ramaphosa

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa is changing its visa application system to make it easier for foreigners to travel to the country for tourism, business and work, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced.

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11-Feb-2022 to 07:08

S/Africa: Pakistan national nabbed in police swoop on trafficking ring

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African police have arrested a Pakistan national believed to be the kingpin of a transnational human trafficking syndicate that has been targeting nationals of Asian countries, APA learnt here on Friday.

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28-Jan-2022 to 07:53

UAE lifts ban on flights from Namibia, 11 other African countries

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted travel restrictions imposed late last year on travellers from Namibia and 11 other African countries at the height of global concerns over the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

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20-Jan-2022 to 10:30

US supports livelihood programme at Zambia’s largest refugee camp

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The US government has awarded a US$25,000 grant to assist refugees and host communities in Zambia’s largest refugee camp to improve their livelihoods by developing their entrepreneurial skills, the US embassy said on Thursday.

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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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