MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

14-Oct-2019 to 11:13

21 Malawians escaping SA unrest ffreed from eSwatini prison

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The 21 Malawian nationals who were arrested and detained by the police in eSwatini have been freed after a month in detention.

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10-Oct-2019 to 02:00

S/Africa to continue protecting immigrants – Official

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Frightened African nationals in South Africa, who on Wednesday spent a second day pleading for refugee status documents from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees offices in Cape Town, have been assured of the South African government’s commitment to protecting them as foreign residents here.

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04-Oct-2019 to 19:37

S/Africa introduces e-visa to improve immigration system

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been appraised of the country’s electronic-visa system set up to improve immigration operations when he visited the country’s immigration offices on Friday.

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02-Oct-2019 to 19:00

Banjul: The stress and strains of visa seekers

APA- Banjul (The Gambia) — Visa processing with a view to traveling to Schengen nations has become something of a nightmare for many Gambians who cannot avoid seeking such services in foreign missions based in neighbouring countries most especially Senegal.

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02-Oct-2019 to 11:46

S/Africans can visit 100 states worldwide visa-free – IATA

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With Namibia and Sierra Leone being the latest countries to relax their visa entry requirements, South Africans are now eligible to travel to at least 100 countries visa-free, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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30-Sep-2019 to 16:43

Libyan coast guards rescue 71 migrants

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — A dingy full of illegal migrants of different nationalities were on Sunday morning rescued by coast guards off the Libyan city of Khoms, a spokesman of the country's marine forces confirmed on Monday.

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26-Sep-2019 to 14:54

S/African Airways pilots unhappy with airline’s management

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A majority of cash-strapped South African Airways’ 635 pilots are so unhappy with the current poor management of the airline that they are ready to ground the planes until a lasting solution is found to the carrier’s financial malaise, the pilots’ union said in Johannesburg on Thursday.

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