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    15-Feb-2018 to 18:56

    Uganda denies Israel refugee repatriation deal

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees minister, Hilary Onek, Thursday denied reports of a deal with the Israeli government to facilitate the forceful repatriation of illegal immigrants from the Jewish state.

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    12-Feb-2018 to 20:07

    Uganda: Outrage from Israel over refugee repatriations

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Israeli legislators and human rights activists have expressed outrage over the alleged shroud of secrecy being cast by the governments in Uganda and Rwanda over the deportation of refugees from Israel.

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    12-Feb-2018 to 18:36

    Malawi: Some 50 Ethiopians detained over illegal entry

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — A group of over 50 Ethiopian nationals has been arrested for entering Malawi without proper and authorized documents.

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    10-Feb-2018 to 14:43

    Cape Verde ratifies visa-free deal with Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The government of Cape Verde has ratified a visa-free agreement with Mozambique, a measure that comes into effect immediately to improve mobility between the two Portuguese-speaking countries.

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    08-Feb-2018 to 13:06

    Mozambique deports 53 Ethiopian migrants

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican Immigration Service (SENAMI) says it has deported 53 Ethiopians migrants as the country battles a flood of illegal migrants seeking economic opportunities in neighbouring South Africa.

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    02-Feb-2018 to 12:36

    Mozambique spends $200,000 on repatriation of illegal migrants

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique spent US$214,000 on the repatriation of 3,972 illegal migrants in 2017, the country’s migration administration body revealed on Friday.

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    01-Feb-2018 to 17:05

    Mozambique, Zimbabwe in talks to open border post 24 hours a day

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Customs officials from Mozambique and Zimbabwe are negotiating the possibility of opening the Machipanda border post between the two countries 24 hours a day as part of efforts to decongest the entry point, APA learnt here on Thursday.

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