MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

22-Aug-2019 to 13:44

Botswana: "Blue card" for citizens married to foreigners

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — As part of an ongoing effort to ensure that its citizens who have married foreign nationals and renounced their citizenship do not cut ties with their next of kin, Botswana has introduced a card that will enable them to stay indefinitely in the country.

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19-Aug-2019 to 20:16

1.25 million Moroccans live in France - Report

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — France is undoubtedly the country that attracts the largest number of Moroccan nationals living abroad with available statistics suggesting that 1.25 million of them live there, ‘Aujoud’hui Maroc’ newspaper reports.

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14-Aug-2019 to 15:02

SA frees Ethiopians after mass arrest

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — South African police have freed some of the 150 Ethiopians arrested in connection with illegal business dealings including counterfeit products in Johannesburg last week, the Ethiopian Embassy in Pretoria confirmed on Wednesday.

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01-Aug-2019 to 15:45

Botswana: Court confirms fate of Namibian refugees

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — From a distance, Felix Kakula doesn’t look like a man on the run. He could be a Botswana citizen waiting to board a taxi after knocking off from work in the capital city Gaborone. It is only when he recounts the details of his alleged crime that the truth emerges: he is part of refugees from Namibia who, in his own words, risk returning home to face possible prosecution.

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24-Jul-2019 to 14:05

Mozambique hikes cost of entry visas

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has doubled the cost of entry visas under a decree jointly signed by Economy and Finance Minister Adriano Maleiane and Interior Minister Basilio Monteiro, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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09-Jul-2019 to 14:14

Zimbabwe: Budget airline resumes Victoria Falls-Johannesburg flights

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Budget airline Fastjet Zimbabwe announced on Tuesday that it was resuming flights between the resort town of Victoria Falls and South Africa’s Johannesburg, more than five months after pulling out of the route.

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09-Jul-2019 to 07:47

Harare: KLM cargo plane in mid-air mishap

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — A KLM airlines cargo plane was on Monday involved in a mid-air scare after one of its wing flaps dropped as it approached Robert Mugabe International Airport in the Zimbabwean capital Harare.

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