SOUTHERN AFRICAN MIGRATION PROJECT

Migration News

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January 2006

Regional
   African police receive training on drug trafficking, Bua News - 2006-01-10
   Plans to harmonize education in SADC region, Bua News - 2006-01-26

Angola
    Micro-credit scheme gives refugees chance to end dependency,  UNHCR News - 2006-01-04
    Resettlement, land reform boost production,  UN IRIN - 2006-01-18
    58 foreigners repatriated,  Angola Press - 2006-01-20
    Over 2,000 citizens repatriated,  Angola Press - 2006-01-27
Botswana
    Botswana accuses Zimbabweans of counterfeit Pula,  Zim Daily - 2006-01-04
    Zimbabwean/Botswana trade diminishes,  BOPA - 2006-01-09
    Australians to poach Botswana nurses,  Mmegi - 2006-01-10
    Nurses accuse Tlou of making propaganda,  Botswana Gazette - 2006-01-11
    Unionist slams expatriate appointments,  Mmegi - 2006-01-13
    Opinion: revoke citizenship of nurses who leave,  Mmegi - 2006-01-16
    Zimbabweans in mass jail-break in Botswana,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-01-17
    Zimbabweans in mass jail-break rearrested,  SW Radio Africa - 2006-01-19
    Opinion: Botswana nurses better off than doctors,  Mmegi - 2006-01-19
    Opinion: delocalisation and competitiveness,  Mmegi - 2006-01-20
    Nurses complain about posting delays,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2006-01-20
    Lack of skills database frustrating citizens,  Mmegi - 2006-01-20
    Desist from hiring illegal immigrants, says official,  BOPA - 2006-01-30
DRC
    DR Congo refugees back home,  Angola Press - 2006-01-01
    DR Congo army attacks militias,  Sapa-AFP - 2006-01-18
    Uganda hands over armed Congolese to Kinshasa,  Sapa-AFP - 2006-01-23
    20 000 flee DRC violence, seek refuge in Uganda,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-01-23
    Asylum for African refugees stranded in the desert,  Inter Press Service - 2006-01-24
    Tripartite agreements clear way for refugees to go home,  UNHCR News - 2006-01-31
Lesotho
Malawi
    Resist corruption, immigration officers warned,  The Daily Times - 2006-01-03
    Malawi, Mozambique sign trade agreement,  Malawi Nation - 2006-01-03
    Food, fertiliser importation stressing immigration,  The Daily Times - 2006-01-03
    Mozambican thieves sentenced in Malawian court,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-01-05
    Opinion: let reason prevail among lecturers,  The Daily Times - 2006-01-06
    Malawian traders eye Mozambican markets,  Daily News - 2006-01-11
    Somali refugees arrested,  Malawi Nation - 2006-01-17
    Government to re-engage retired nurses,  Malawi Nation - 2006-01-20
    Government to flush out illegal businesses,  Malawi Nation - 2006-01-26
    Government warns illegal immigrants,  The Chronicle Newspaper - 2006-01-31
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Kenya authorities want criminals repatriated,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-01-04
    Maputo magistrate orders release of Kenyan suspects,  Angop - 2006-01-04
    Gold lures youths to Mozambique,  Daily Mirror - 2006-01-09
    Judge tries to extradite Kenyans,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-01-13
    Police to bring home Kenyans held in Maputo,  The Nation - 2006-01-13
    'Made in Mozamibque' campaign launched,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-01-17
    Kenyan criminals deported,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-01-17
    South Africa boosts investment in Mozambique,  Business Report - 2006-01-27
Namibia
    Jail terms for Zambian rustlers,  The Namibian - 0000-00-00
    Comment on service at Home Affairs,  Namibia Economist - 2006-01-20
    Premier in bid to settle Ramatex wage dispute,  The Namibian - 2006-01-26
    Long wait for IDs,  Namibian and Nampa - 2006-01-26
    SA imports scuttle dairy industry,  New Era - 2006-01-27
South Africa
    Indian experts to help SA's worse schools,  Sunday Times - 2006-01-01
    Number of Mozambican miners in South Africa declines,  Angola Press - 2006-01-01
    Drug bust at Johannesburg airport,  Sunday Times - 2006-01-02
    Zanu (PF) in SA,  Zimbabwean - 2006-01-02
    South African police confiscating legal permits from Zimbabweans,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-01-03
    SA, Mozambique sign health care agreement,  SABC News - 2006-01-03
    Five die in clashes outside Petoria,  Sapa - 2006-01-04
    Tshwane metro intervenes in riots,  SABC News - 2006-01-04
    Tshwane municipality intervenes in riots,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-01-04
    Clashes between locals, foreigners claim two lives,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-01-04
    Fatal clashes between South Africans, foreigners,  Reuters - 2006-01-04
    50 000 Zimbabweans deported from SA,  Chronicle - 2006-01-04
    More tourists flocking to SA for plastic surgery,  Cape Times - 2006-01-04
    Zimbabweans deported from South Africa,  Sapa-dpa - 2006-01-04
    Worry over slow clearance of travellers at border,  Chronicle - 2006-01-04
    Transit visas scrapped,  Chronicle - 2006-01-04
    South African government urged to stop deportations,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-01-04
    Settlement tense after bloody night of rioting,  Star - 2006-01-05
    Five killed near Pretoria,  Cape Times - 2006-01-05
    Tshwane 'foreigner' riots,  Cape Argus - 2006-01-05
    More illegal immigrants arrested in SA,  Chronicle - 2006-01-05
    Nigerians accused of running illegal brothels,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-01-05
    Olievenhoutbosch court case postponed,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-01-06
    Foreigners reeling under wave of hatred,  Star - 2006-01-06
    China City in Johannesburg,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-01-06
    Pregnant women flock to SA for child grants,  Sapa - 2006-01-08
    Top Aids doctors join exodus from state service,  Sunday Times - 2006-01-08
    SA, Zimbabwe open border office,  Sapa - 2006-01-09
    Mdladlana warns farmers,  Sabc News - 2006-01-09
    SA deported 200 000 illegal immigrants last year,  Cape Times and ZW News - 2006-01-09
    Zimbabwe-South Africa office for migrants,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-01-09
    More Zimbabwean immigrants arrested in South Afirca,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-01-09
    Government to regularise Zimbabwean farmworkers,  UN IRIN - 2006-01-10
    Deloitte fires broadside over skills,  Business Report - 2006-01-10
    Zim, SA to legalise movement of citizens,  Chronicle - 2006-01-10
    Labour ministers meet Limpopo farmers,   - 2006-01-10
    IOM to open support center for Zimbabwean deportees,  Angola Press - 2006-01-10
    Tough warnings goes out for social grant cheats,  Mercury (SA) - 2006-01-10
    Firms slam new immigration laws,  Sunday Times - 2006-01-10
    SA, Zimbabwe discuss farm labour issues,  Zim Online - 2006-01-11
    Refugees may galvanise Mbeki to act,  Financial Gazette - 2006-01-11
    Persistence pays off for border jumpers,  UN IRIN - 2006-01-11
    High unemployment fuelling xenophobia,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-01-12
    South African riots sparked by influx of migrants,  The Telegraph - 2006-01-12
    Poverty breeding resentment of foreigners in SA,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-01-13
    Passports set on fire,  Sunday Times - 2006-01-13
    Expats' homecoming made easier,  Star - 2006-01-14
    SA court victory for asylum seekers,  Zimbabwean - 2006-01-14
    Court orders Home Affairs to report on refugees,  Cape Times - 2006-01-17
    Zimbabwean border jumpers drown,  Sapa - 2006-01-18
    No bodies found in Limpopo,  Chronicle - 2006-01-19
    Search called off for border jumpers,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-01-19
    SAP deny drowning report,  Sapa-African Eye News - 2006-01-19
    Zimbabwe, South Africa hunt for border crossers,  Sapa-AFP - 2006-01-19
    Massive drug bust in Johannesburg inner city,  Sabc News - 2006-01-19
    SA to compensate Lesotho ex-migrant workers,  BuaNews - 2006-01-19
    Limpopo drownings a hoax?,  Sapa-dpa/New Zimbabwe - 2006-01-20
    Zimbabweans risk life and limb to cross border,  Zimbabwean - 2006-01-20
    Office for migrants causes concern,  Zimbabwean - 2006-01-20
    Zimbabwe police say drowning report false,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-01-21
    Police fire rubber bullets at Hillbrow eviction scene,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-01-21
    Immigration regulations still not implemented,  Mercury - 2006-01-23
    Protestors embarrass Mugabe at South African clinic,  SW Radio Africa News - 2006-01-23
    Skills shortages spoil rapid economic growth,  Business Day - 2006-01-24
    Countdown to cross-border pipeline,  Business Report - 2006-01-25
    Zimbabweans clamour to apply for asylum,  SW Radio Africa News - 2006-01-25
    Paradigm shift vital to stem illegal migration,  The Herald - 2006-01-25
    SA hub of human trafficking,  Cape Argus - 2006-01-26
    Stranded deportees resort to prostitution,  Chronicle - 2006-01-26
    Sars to introduce new customs border control,  Business Report - 2006-01-26
    Zimbabwean teachers flee poverty datum line,  Zimbabwean - 2006-01-27
    Foreigners key to growth,  Sunday Arugs - 2006-01-29
    Home Affairs officials arrested for corruption,  BuaNews - 2006-01-29
    Home Affairs in court,  Sunday Independent - 2006-01-29
    Foreign partners of SA citizens struggle,  Cape Times - 2006-01-30
    Zim citizens pouring in SA daily,  Sapa - 2006-01-30
    Editors to change coverage of xenophobia,  SW Radio Africa News - 2006-01-30
Swaziland
    More textile jobs coming,  Swazi Observer - 2006-01-02
    Government lashes out at border jumpers,  Swazi Observer - 2006-01-03
    Over 3 000 flock to Mozambique,  Swazi Observer - 2006-01-04
    Thousands troop out of Ngwenya border,  Swazi Observer - 2006-01-04
    Swaziland under AGOA threat,  Times of Swaziland - 2006-01-08
    Angry refugees want ministry to explain,  Times of Swaziland - 2006-01-21
Tanzania
    Burundi refugees reluctant to return hom,  IPP Media and Financial Times - 2006-01-04
    Illegal immigrants nabbed in Coast Region,  Guardian and IPP Media - 2006-01-04
    Science in Tanzania gets a boost from new leaders,  Sabc News - 2006-01-05
    Home Affairs ordered to screen foreigners,  Guardian/IPP Media - 2006-01-14
    Burundians flee to Tanzania to escape drought,  Guardian/IPP Media - 2006-01-18
    Government declines to grant Burundians asylum,  Guardian/IPP - 2006-01-21
    Aliens buy Tanzanian passports,  Guardian and IPP - 2006-01-24
    How aliens obtain Tanzanian passports,  Guardian and IPP - 2006-01-30
Zambia
    Scottish computer specialists to help Zambian doctors,  Post of Zambia - 2006-01-01
    Mansa prison holds refugees,  Times of Zambia - 2006-01-01
    Food aid cut for Zambia refugees,  BBC News - 2006-01-01
    Nigerian sentenced to nine years,  ZNBC News - 2006-01-03
    Immigration crippled,  ZNBC News - 2006-01-03
    Government suspends issuance of forest licences to foreigners,  Post of Zambia - 2006-01-09
    Immigration department to train officers in politeness,  Post of Zambia - 2006-01-10
    Get to root of medical exodus,  Business Day and Post of Zambia - 2006-01-13
    The last Zambian textile factories?,  PANOS - 2006-01-16
    More Zambians join management in Chinese enterprises,  Angola Press - 2006-01-16
    SADC protocols behind Zambia's increased exports,  Post of Zambia - 2006-01-19
    Starving refugees desert camps,  Times of Zambia and Zamnet - 2006-01-30
Zimbabwe
    Leaving home…,  Zimbabwean - 2006-01-02
    Dipping tourism numbers,  Sapa-AFP - 2006-01-02
    Foreign currency dealers,  Zim Online - 2006-01-04
    Zimbabwe doctors hike fees,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-01-04
    South Africa deports Zimbabweans,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-01-04
    Zimbabwe fails to attract Chinese,  The Australian - 2006-01-05
    Shortage of farm labour,  UN IRIN - 2006-01-05
    Outrage over massive hikes in doctors' fees,  Standard (Zimbabwe) - 2006-01-08
    Illegal settlements sprout in Harare,  Daily Mirror - 2006-01-09
    Zimbabwe to remove 700 families from planned wildlife park,  Sapa-AFP - 2006-01-09
    Abandoned children bear brunt of Zimbabwe crisis,  Zim Online - 2006-01-10
    Vendors 'victimised' by Zimbabwean market ban,  Sapa-dpa - 2006-01-12
    New survey on Murambatsvina,  Financial Gazette - 2006-01-12
    Women take over as leading border jumpers,  Zimobserver and Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-01-13
    Asylum seekers offered cash to go back home,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-01-16
    MPs call on UK to grant Zimbabwe asylum seekers right to work,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-01-17
    Zimbabwe hunts for corrupt judge,  Sunday Times - 2006-01-17
    Villagers won't leave Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park,  Zim Online - 2006-01-19
    Forex Home Link scam exposed,  African News Dimension - 2006-01-19
    Mugabe visits Johannesburg hospital,  Zim Online - 2006-01-20
    Five Botswana soldiers to be tried,  Chronicle - 2006-01-21
    Armed robbers jailed,  Chronicle - 2006-01-21
    Government seeks foreign investors in tourism sector,  Sunday Mail - 2006-01-22
    Zimbabwe suspends printing of passports,  ZW News and Zim Online - 2006-01-23
    Zimbabwe teachers vote with their feet,  Zim Online - 2006-01-24
    Malaysians eye textile sector,  Herald - 2006-01-27
    Black market rate soars,  Daily Mirror - 2006-01-27
    Zimbabwe begins nationalizing urban land,  VOA and Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-01-28
    Harare recruits 100 nurses,  Herald (Zimbabwe) - 2006-01-31