MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

25-Mar-2020 to 17:28

Mozambique buries 64 undocumented Ethiopians in a mass grave

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican authorities in the western province of Tete have buried in a mass grave all the 64 illegal Ethiopian immigrants, found dead of asphyxiation on Tuesday in a container truck in Moatize town as they attempted to transit from Malawi to neighbouring South Africa, APA can report on Wednesday.

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25-Mar-2020 to 12:32

S/African Airways suspends domestic flights as lockdown beckons

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The forthcoming nationwide lockdown has forced cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) to suspend all domestic flights with effect from Friday – a week after it cancelled international flights.

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24-Mar-2020 to 11:37

Mozambique: Illegal Ethiopian migrants suffocate en route to S/Africa

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — About 64 undocumented Ethiopian nationals allegedly suffocated in Mozambique's Tete province while travelling in a truck to South Africa, state-run Radio Mozambique reported on Tuesday.

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20-Mar-2020 to 14:50

S/African Airways suspends int’l flights until May

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) on Friday announced the suspension of all international flights until the end of May, citing worldwide low demand for its travel services due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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16-Mar-2020 to 14:02

Coronavirus: S/Africa closes border crossing points with Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Unified Revenue Service on Monday confirmed that least 12 borders that the country shares with neighbouring coronavirus-hit South Africa have been closed.

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10-Mar-2020 to 11:58

Troubled S/African Airways gives notice of possible job losses

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) plans to retrench nearly 5,000 workers as part of a restructuring exercise to return the loss-making government-run airline to profitability, unions confirmed on Tuesday.

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14-Feb-2020 to 09:41

Botswana NGO slams forced repatriation of Zimbabwe refugees

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Rights group Botswana Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) on Friday expressed concern over reports that President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s government plans to forcibly repatriate Zimbabwean refugees next week.

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