MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

09-Nov-2014 to 09:21

Zimbabwe, Zambia to launch UNIVISA project on November 28

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe and Zambia will this month introduce a joint travel visa to ensure international tourists visit both countries without immigration hassles, state media reported Sunday.

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30-Oct-2014 to 13:54

35 Rwandans expelled from Burundi

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Burundi has confirmed it was repatriating 35 Rwandan migrants to Kigali Thursday as part of a general crackdown on illegal immigration to the country.

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28-Oct-2014 to 19:43

UK told to ease visa restrictions for Malawians

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament has asked the government in London to ease difficult visa applications for Malawians with genuine reasons to seek UK visas.

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27-Oct-2014 to 15:32

Rwanda issues new visa policy for African citizens

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — -All African citizens will from now on get their entry visa upon arrival at any Rwanda entry point without prior application, following new updated visa regulations and policy that were adopted by the Rwandan government, an official source revealed Monday in Kigali.

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15-Oct-2014 to 18:44

Illegal migration from Gambia on the decline - Agent

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — A human trafficker who smuggled illegal migrants from West Africa including young Gambians has said that there has been a significant decrease in the number of people undertaking the journey from The Gambia.

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15-Oct-2014 to 16:06

US visa approval, denial in Gambia down – Diplomat

APA-Banjul (Gambia) — The number of Gambians issued or refused a US visa has gone down in the past three years, according to Maureen Murray, consular chief at the American Embassy in Banjul.

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07-Oct-2014 to 09:30

Namibian minister bemoans poor int’l refugee response

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibian Home Affairs and Immigration Minister Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana has called on the international community to be proactive in assisting refugees and criticised the current scenario where nations only react when humanitarian intervention is unavoidable.

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