MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

08-Nov-2019 to 16:01

Morocco: Congolese footballer arrested over attempted child smuggling

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Congolese striker of Moroccan club side Ittihad of Tangier, Mukoko Batezadio was arrested last Sunday at Mohammed V airport, where he was trying to smuggle his daughter out of the kingdom to Rome, Italy.

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01-Nov-2019 to 12:16

S/African Airways acquires new Airbus planes

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Airways (SAA) has acquired four new Airbus A350-900s aircraft as part of efforts by the award-winning airline to improve its passenger and cargo services, APA learnt on Friday.

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31-Oct-2019 to 10:38

Amnesty Int’l blames S/Africa’s red tape for plight of refugees

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa's broken asylum system is to blame for leaving thousands of foreign nationals undocumented, resulting in tensions to mount between refugees and local citizens, APA learnt on Thursday.

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31-Oct-2019 to 10:20

S/Africa: Police brutality against refugees jolts UN to action

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — A day after TV images showed the South African police brutalising African refugees outside one of its offices, the United Nations on Thursday pledged to look into the demands of the protesting asylum seekers who want assistance to leave the country.

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31-Oct-2019 to 09:57

Treat refugees humanely, HRW urges S/African police

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s law enforcement officials should refrain from using brute force against refugees protesting against xenophobic threats in Cape Town, a rights group said on Thursday.

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30-Oct-2019 to 14:20

S/African police disperse anti-xenophobia protesters, 100 arrested

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African police on Wednesday arrested more than 100 foreign nationals and dispersed hundreds others who had defied a court order to leave the area outside the offices of the United Nations High Commissioners Refugees in Cape Town where they have camped for the past month.

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24-Oct-2019 to 14:27

Migrant flow on the Med route drops significantly- Diplomat

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The flow of illegal migrants on the Central Mediterranean route through Libya has “decreased significantly,” diplomat Pascal Teixeira and migration officer at the French Embassy in Cote d’Ivoire, said in Abidjan.

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