MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

01-Apr-2019 to 22:27

SA minister, diplomats discuss attacks on foreigners

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has told African diplomats that the country’s arms were open to any African who wished to reside in the Rainbow Nation.

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01-Apr-2019 to 16:41

Migration the focus as Mo Ibrahim Foundation holds flagship event

APA-Abidjan (Ivory Coast) — The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) holds its flagship annual event, the Ibrahim Governance Weekend (IGW) from 4-7 April 2019, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire with specific focus on African migrations..

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29-Mar-2019 to 14:37

Botswana tourist arrivals rise 3.7 percent in 2017 – Agency

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Close to 1.8 million people visited Botswana in 2017, according to data published by the country’s statistical agency on Friday.

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27-Mar-2019 to 05:28

S/African tourism minister unveils ‘Map of Africa’ monument

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has unveiled the Map of Africa Monument in the Agulhas National Park in Cape Town, the southernmost tip of Africa where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet in a tumultuous crash of waves.

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23-Mar-2019 to 09:51

Namibia, Kenya to introduce direct flights

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The leaders of Namibia and Kenya have directed that their officials urgently conclude an agreement allowing for direct flights between the two countries as part of measures to strengthen relations between Windhoek and Nairobi.

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22-Mar-2019 to 16:08

Private sector joins IOM to enhance skills of Gambian returnees

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Abba Wollow left The Gambia in 2016 with hopes of reaching Europe. “I left The Gambia because the small garage I was working on was not enough to support my family,” he explained. “I left to find something better for them.”

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22-Mar-2019 to 08:00

Botswana warns Namibian refugees over active politics

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has warned Namibian refugees residing at Dukwi Refugee Camp in the north of the country to desist from engaging in active politics, APA learned here Friday.

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