MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

16-Sep-2019 to 23:43

Riyadh vows to protect Ethiopian migrant workers

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Saudi Arabian authorities have pledged to provide the necessary assistance and protection to Ethiopian citizens working in their country.

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12-Sep-2019 to 14:39

Botswana: Children of Namibian refugees pay price of deportation

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has come under fire for withdrawing children of former Namibian refugees from school. The children together with their parents have been rounded up by security agents and are awaiting deportation back to Namibia.

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09-Sep-2019 to 13:17

Malawi minister inspects refugee vetting centre

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi, aware of its international obligations to assist refugees, would continue assisting new arrivals from Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi and Rwanda by granting them refugee status, a senior official said on Monday.

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06-Sep-2019 to 14:33

Botswana deports Namibian refugees

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Friday 6 September 2019 will forever be etched in the memories of Namibian refugees as Botswana’s threat to deport them to their country of origin was carried out on this day.

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06-Sep-2019 to 13:04

Botswana relaxes visa requirements to attract investors

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — As part of efforts to attract investors and tourists, Botswana has reviewed and abolished visa fees in certain categories and introduced payment in foreign currencies.

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04-Sep-2019 to 12:14

Xenophobia: Botswana warns citizens against travelling to S/Africa

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Wednesday issued a travel warning advising its citizens against travelling to neighbouring South Africa where a fresh bout of xenophobia has seen locals attacking and destroying property owned by fellow black Africans.

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02-Sep-2019 to 14:25

Namibian refugees vow to fight deportation from Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — More than 700 Namibian refugees housed at Dukwi Camp in northern Botswana have vowed not to leave the country as a deadline for them to go back to their country has lapsed.

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