SOUTHERN AFRICAN MIGRATION PROJECT

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October 2005

Regional
   Transfrontier park ready for official opening, Sunday Mail - 2005-10-23
   Study finds heavy toll from doctors’ emigration, Daily Mirror - 2005-10-28

Angola
    Angolan refugees face difficult route home,  UNHCR News - 2005-10-03
    Angola and Namibia sign visa suppression accord,  Angola Press - 2005-10-08
    Angolan refugees return home from DRC,  UNHCR News - 2005-10-12
    Joint border control helping fight crime,  Angola Press - 2005-10-17
    Angolan refugee repatriation,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-10-18
    Voluntary repatriation of Angolans accelerates,  UNHCR News - 2005-10-19
    Angolan refugee repatriation,  Daily Mirror - 2005-10-21
Botswana
    Council tests doctors,  BOPA - 2005-10-07
    Scramble for Botswana citizenship,  Botswana Gazette - 2005-10-07
    We will not push out foreign workers, says Pheto,  Botswana Gazette - 2005-10-07
    BDF patrols reduce crime,  BOPA - 2005-10-10
    European academics plead with Mogae on Good,  Mmegi - 2005-10-14
    Air Botswana gets South African general manager,  Botswana Daily News - 2005-10-14
    Kgosi cautions sex workers,  Mmegi - 2005-10-17
    Ministry denies favouring foreign companies,  BOPA - 2005-10-18
    Interviews with Zimbabwean sex workers,  Botswana MidWeek Sun - 2005-10-18
    Zimbabweans convicted for loitering,  MidWeek Sun - 2005-10-25
    Mines employ more foreigners,  MidWeek Sun - 2005-10-25
    Nurses working abroad,  Gazette - 2005-10-26
    Zimbabweans lashed and deported,  SW Radio Africa - 2005-10-26
    Charged with overcrowding Zimbabweans,  Botswana Daily News - 2005-10-27
    Dukwi enrolment drops as refugees go home,  BOPA - 2005-10-27
    Fraudsters prey on desperate youth,  Mmegi - 2005-10-31
DRC
Lesotho
Malawi
    Malawi failing to identify refugees,  Malawi Nation - 2005-10-04
    Government to close illegal businesses,  Malawi Nation - 2005-10-07
    Immigration chief out on bail,  Malawi Nation - 2005-10-20
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Visa waiver agreement with Swaziland,  AIM/Mozambique News Agency - 2005-10-19
    Mozambican sappers illegally recruited to Cyprus,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-10-20
Namibia
    Soccer figure arrested in passport scam,  New Era - 2005-10-04
    Treason suspects tell of shackled return to Namibia,  Namibian - 2005-10-04
    Court discharges asylum seekers,  New Era - 2005-10-05
    Shady deals revealed at Home Affairs,  New Era - 2005-10-10
    Namibia, Angola scrap visas,  New Era - 2005-10-11
    Ministry begins search for ID holders,  New Era - 2005-10-24
    Foreigners accused of unfair business practices,  New Era - 2005-10-25
South Africa
    South African facing Zimbabwean immigrant flood,  SouthScan/Zimbabwe Situation - 2005-10-02
    Taxi-load of blind Zimbabwean beggars stopped,  Sapa and SABC News - 2005-10-03
    Retired nurses recruited to bridge shortages,  Dispatch - 2005-10-04
    SA government must act on Zimbabwean refugees: SACC,  Sapa - 2005-10-04
    Action needed to retain nurses,  Sapa - 2005-10-05
    SA churches want Pretoria to improve treatment of Zimbabwean refugees,  Zim Online - 2005-10-05
    Home Affairs goes to court over immigration law,  Business Day - 2005-10-06
    Zimbabwean refugees facing raw deal,  Zim Online - 2005-10-06
    Van carrying Zimbabwean immigrants crashes,  Zim Online - 2005-10-06
    Refugees adopt a “wait and see” approach,  Inter-Press Service - 2005-10-07
    Accords signed to bring more doctors to SA,  Dispatch - 2005-10-10
    Gigaba lashes out at corrupt Home Affairs officials,  Bua News - 2005-10-12
    SA strengthens relations with Zimbabwe,  Bua News - 2005-10-12
    South African petitions Blair over deportation,  Sunday Times - 2005-10-12
    Immigration numbers a misperception,  UN IRIN - 2005-10-13
    Claim that 8 000 Zimbabweans visit South Africa daily,  Mirror of Zimbabwe - 2005-10-14
    Community service a sore point for nurses,  City Press - 2005-10-15
    Lost in the diaspora,  Witness - 2005-10-15
    New Home Affairs head suspended,  Witness - 2005-10-15
    Home Affairs to upgrade posts to minimise corruption,  Bua News - 2005-10-16
    Concern over teacher shortage,  Sunday Times - 2005-10-17
    SA could lose more IT professionals,  I-Net Bridge/Dispatch - 2005-10-19
    Zimbabweans arrested in SA,  The Herald - 2005-10-22
    SA needs to import scarce skills,  Bua News - 2005-10-27
    370 illegal immigrants nabbed,  SABC News - 2005-10-28
    Skills crisis,  Witness - 2005-10-28
    Inter-departmental approach to address challenges at Lindela,  Bua News - 2005-10-28
    Lindela horror revealed,  New Zimbabwe - 2005-10-28
    Medical capacity blamed for Lindela deaths,  Sunday Times - 2005-10-28
    Inmates could have been saved, says minister,  Zim Online/Zimbabwe Situation - 2005-10-29
    Illegal immigrants' bodies to be exhumed,  Sunday Times - 2005-10-30
    Life in Jo'burg for Zimbabwean refugees,  ZimOnline - 2005-10-31
    Repatriation centre to improve,  UN IRIN - 2005-10-31
Swaziland
    Free entry into Mozambique,  Swazi Observer - 2005-10-16
Tanzania
    Gateway for human trafficking,  Guardian - 2005-10-12
    Foreigners in command of construction industry,  Financial Times - 2005-10-12
    Chaos reigns at the Immigration Offices,  Sunday Observer - 2005-10-16
Zambia
    Government repatriates Congolese,  Post of Zambia - 2005-10-08
    Zambia's asylum policy has helped refugees,  Post of Zambia - 2005-10-13
    Nigerian jailed for flouting immigration laws,  Post of Zambia - 2005-10-14
    'Lack of oral health professionals worrying',  The Times of Zambia - 2005-10-15
    Angolan refugee repatriation,  Times of Zambia - 2005-10-18
    Dual citizenship,  Post of Zambia - 2005-10-21
    Zambians are frustrating immigration department efforts,  Post of Zambia - 2005-10-25
    Mwanawasa regrets brain-drain effects,  Times of Zambia - 2005-10-27
Zimbabwe
    Health professionals urged to take up challenges,  Herald - 2005-10-01
    Zimbabwe plunders schools' forex funds,  Weekend Argus - 2005-10-01
    Health care system breaking down,  VOA/Zimbabwe Situation - 2005-10-01
    Zimbabwean white farms in Nigeria,  Los Angeles Times - 2005-10-01
    Angry doctors plan next move,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2005-10-02
    Zimbabwe's man-made tsunami,  Sunday Independent - 2005-10-02
    Police nab illegal vendors,  Herald - 2005-10-03
    Brain drain hampers import food monitoring,  Herald - 2005-10-05
    IMF reveals scale of Zimbabwe's crisis,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-10-05
    UK court decides fate of Zimbabwean asylum seekers,  New Zimbabwe - 2005-10-05
    High Court to rule on failed Zimbabwe asylum seekers,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2005-10-06
    Street vendors slip back,  UN IRIN - 2005-10-06
    Police and vendors in running battles,  Cape Times - 2005-10-07
    Over 30 textile companies collapse,  Financial Gazette - 2005-10-07
    Forex dealers nabbed,  Sunday Mail - 2005-10-09
    Judgement reserved in Zimbabwe asylum case,  New Zimbabwe - 2005-10-09
    Brain drain economic, not political,  Herald - 2005-10-11
    Zanu PF officials' children to be banned from studying abroad,  Zim Daily - 2005-10-11
    Zim-SA taxi war looms,  Herald - 2005-10-11
    African doctors: a duty to speak out,  Zimbabwean - 2005-10-13
    Deportations continue,  Zimbabwean - 2005-10-14
    Victory for Zimbabwe asylum seekers,  New Zimbabwe - 2005-10-14
    Zimbabwe asylum ruling against government,  Times - 2005-10-15
    Zimbabwe deportation policy in chaos,  Times - 2005-10-15
    Zimbabweams betrayed by UK Home Office,  New Zimbabwe - 2005-10-16
    Immigration Department to unveil computerized technology at airport,  Herald - 2005-10-18
    New farmers told to respect workers,  Daily Mirror - 2005-10-18
    'Dust people' starve in Zimbabwe ruins,  The Sunday Times - 2005-10-23
    ARVs smugglers warned,  Chronicle - 2005-10-24
    Zimbabwe's exiled press,  Committee to Protect Journalists - 2005-10-26
    Zimbabwe government minister seizes citrus fruit farm,  Zim Online - 2005-10-29
    Implications of UK asylum decision,  New Zimbabwe - 2005-10-29
    Hundreds of refugees 'disappear' in Zimbabwe,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-10-31
    Illegal immigrants using Zimbabwe as transit point,  Africaasia.com - 2005-10-31
    Zimbabwe losing college graduates as brain drain continues,  SW Radio Africa - 2005-10-31