SOUTHERN AFRICAN MIGRATION PROJECT

Migration News

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January 2005

Regional
   Unsung value of African tourists, The Nation - 2005-01-09
   Turn brain drain into brain gain, The Sunday Mirror - 2005-01-16

Angola
    Over 40,000 Angolan refugees returned home,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-01-06
    Police pledge tight land border control,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-01-09
    Over 700 Angolans repatriated,  Angolan Press Agency - 2005-01-23
    Delimitation of maritime border with Namibia approved,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-01-28
    300,000 smugglers deported from Angola,  Sunday Times - 2005-12-29
Botswana
    Botswana-Zimbabwe sign trade agreement,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-01-10
    Zimbabweans jailed for theft,  Daily News - 2005-01-10
    Police fine Zimbabweans for overstaying,  Daily News - 2005-01-12
    Dark-skinned Batswana troubled by police,  The Midweek Sun - 2005-01-12
    Shopping in South Africa,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-01-17
    Tourism growth consistent,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-01-17
    Nigerian businesses probed for drug trafficking,  The Botswana Gazette - 2005-01-19
    Foreigners must be lashed, says MP,  Daily News - 2005-01-25
    Six nabbed in connection with passports theft,  The Midweek Sun - 2005-01-25
    Government defends expulsion of political asylum seekers,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2005-01-26
    Stepping up efforts to handle illegal immigrants,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2005-01-26
    Zimbabwean migrants to serve jail terms,  SouthScan London - 2005-01-28
DRC
    DRC refugees flee into Uganda,  New Vision (Kampala) - 2005-01-13
    16,000 Congolese flee into Uganda,  The East African (Nairobi) - 2005-01-17
    Refugees move back and forth across border,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2005-01-20
    Refugees cross back to DR Congo,  The Monitor - 2005-01-20
Lesotho
    Mass exodus leaves thousand without jobs,  Business Report - 2005-01-12
    Efforts to reopen textile factories underway,  Irinnews - 2005-01-30
    Cuban doctors to help out,  Lena - 2005-01-31
Malawi
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Funds available to start 'Unity Bridge',  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-01-08
    Canada extradites newspaper editor's killers to Mozambique,  Reporters sans Frontieres (Paris) - 2005-01-26
Namibia
    Home Affairs confiscates forged passports,  New Era - 2005-01-07
    Police detain Angolan refugees,  New Era - 2005-01-10
    Immigration in limbo,  New Era - 2005-01-11
    Namibian deported from Botswana,  The Namibian - 2005-01-18
    Big misunderstanding at border,  New Era - 2005-01-19
    Refugee detained for three months without trial,  The Namibian - 2005-01-28
    Child thrown into jail for not looking Namibian,  Namibian.com - 2005-01-28
    Ethiopian "Illegal Immigrant" is released,  The Namibian - 2005-01-31
South Africa
    Four Somali traders murdered in Cape Town,  Cape Argus - 2005-01-01
    Bogus students are flooding the UK,  Sunday Tribune - 2005-01-02
    Batswana boost North West economy,  SABC News - 2005-01-04
    DRC refugees camp on Pretoria sidewalks,  Sunday Times - 2005-01-04
    State gets go-ahead to delay expulsions,  Business Day - 2005-01-04
    Amended act will ensure movement recording,  Business Day - 2005-01-05
    Authorities relocate Congolese,  SABC News - 2005-01-05
    Fate of refugees to be decided,  Pretoria News - 2005-01-05
    Congolese refugees stranded outside Pretoria court,  SABC News - 2005-01-05
    Sweatshop migrants sent home,  The Witness - 2005-01-06
    Chinese national questioned over refugee permits,  Sunday Times - 2005-01-07
    Police accused of kidnapping Nigerian for money,  Star - 2005-01-08
    Simple to enter SA under a false name,  Cape Argus - 2005-01-09
    Study permit scam exposed,  Daily News - 2005-01-10
    Immigrants caught attempting to cross to SA,  SABC News - 2005-01-10
    Foreigners flock to SA for drug treatment,  Pretoria News - 2005-01-11
    Jobs aplenty as foreign firms come calling,  Cape Argus - 2005-01-12
    Home affairs official held for airport abduction,  Sunday Times - 2005-01-12
    Cosatu set on new Zimbabwe mission,  Business New - 2005-01-12
    Angry mob kills 'rapist' in city,  Pretoria News - 2005-01-13
    Full passport scuttles visit,  Cape Argus - 2005-01-14
    Botswana women abort in South Africa,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-01-14
    Crisis as SA loses qualified nurses,  Star - 2005-01-14
    Cops fingered in alleged extortion ring,  Star - 2005-01-15
    Nursing staff crisis looms,  Pretoria News - 2005-01-17
    New visitor sent packing,  Business Day - 2005-01-17
    Stranded far from home,  The Witness - 2005-01-17
    Cosatu unwanted in Zimbabwe,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-01-18
    Cosatu hits back at ANC over visit to Zimbabwe,  Business Day - 2005-01-19
    Passport peril for visitors causes a row,  Pretoria News - 2005-01-19
    Proposed Cosatu trip in limbo,  Financial Gazette - 2005-01-20
    Dual, multi-citizenships under spotlight,  SABC News - 2005-01-20
    Butt out, Zimbabwe tells Cosatu,  Business Day - 2005-01-21
    South Africa tourism outpaces global growth,  Business Report - 2005-01-21
    Immigration system under the spotlight,  Sunday Times - 2005-01-21
    Cosatu to go ahead with Zimbabwe visit,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-01-22
    Yeoville's rocky road,  The Star - 2005-01-22
    Bill for birth in hospital car park,  The Star - 2005-01-22
    Cosatu mission to Zimbabwe on, say labour leaders,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2005-01-24
    Cosatu defiant on Zimbabwe,  Cape Times - 2005-01-24
    Zimbabwe vows to unleash full wrath of state power on Cosatu,  Zim Online - 2005-01-25
    SA deports over 1,000 Zimbabweans,  The Herald - 2005-01-25
    Home affairs DG set on rooting out corruption,  SABC News - 2005-01-26
    Identity theft costs SA R40bn annually,  Mail&Guardian - 2005-01-26
    Government warns Cosatu members,  The Herald (Harare) - 2005-01-26
    ANC supports Cosatu's Harare visit,  Business Day - 2005-01-26
    Payment of Jozi hive of activity,  SABC News - 2005-01-27
    Immigration officials "a threat to tourism',  Sunday Argus - 2005-01-30
    Immigration regulations released for public comment,  BuaNews - 2005-01-31
Swaziland
    Retrenched employees blow whistle on Asian boss,  Time of Swaziland - 2005-01-02
    Swazi soldiers beat up Mozambicans,  (Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (Maputo) - 2005-01-06
    Swaziland seeks border adjustment,  Inter Press Service - 2005-01-13
Tanzania
    Immigration under fire,  Ippmedia - 2005-01-06
    Customs union seals illegal routes,  East African Standard (Nairobi) - 2005-01-06
    Over 600,000 tourists expected,  Ippmedia - 2005-01-09
    Immigrants terrorize Mtwara,  Ippmedia - 2005-01-19
    Commission formed to discuss DRC refugee crisis,  Ippmedia - 2005-01-21
    Tanzania ponders COMESA membership,  Ippmedia - 2005-01-21
    East African labour migration project,  Arusha Times - 2005-01-22
    Police warn of rise of 'Crime Union',  The East African (Nairobi) - 2005-01-31
    Ease of cross-border travel blamed for crime,  The East African (Nairobi) - 2005-01-31
    East African states to issue national IDs,  New Vision (Kampala) - 2005-01-31
Zambia
    Zambia woos more tourists,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-01-02
    Shortage of health staff,  The post (Lusaka) - 2005-01-27
    Desperate refugees stead villagers' food,  Irinnews - 2005-01-30
Zimbabwe
    Zimbabweans in UK student visa scam,  New Zimbabwe - 2005-01-01
    New homes for diasporans,  Financial Gazette Online - 2005-01-06
    Centre to help vulnerable child deportees,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2005-01-07
    Women farm workers bear the brunt of land seizure,  The Standard - 2005-01-09
    Border warehouse established,  Chronicle - 2005-01-10
    Homelink mortgage cheaper,  Financial Gazette Online - 2005-01-13
    The future of Zimbabwean tourism,  The Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-01-14
    Challenge for ailing health sector,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2005-01-16
    Poverty drives many onto the streets,  The Standard - 2005-01-16
    Municipality police descend on traders,  Chronicle - 2005-01-18
    Regularize citizenship status: RG's office,  The Herald - 2005-01-18
    Beitbridge / SA police in joint operation,  Chronicle - 2005-01-19
    Many investment opportunities for those in diaspora,  Financial Gazette Online - 2005-01-20
    Villagers flee into Mozambique,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2005-01-23
    Video on plight of Zimbabwean refugees,  The Daily News - 2005-01-23
    SA deports over 1,000 Zimbabweans,  The Herald Online - 2005-01-25
    Zimbabwean hospitals paralyzed by brain drain,  Daily News - 2005-01-25
    Zimbabwe, SA police operation to clean up border,  The Herald - 2005-01-26
    Focus on quality of health service,  The Herald Online - 2005-01-28
    Zimbabwe cops arrest two Zambian women for smuggling,  The Post (Lusaka) - 2005-01-29