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February 2006

Regional
   Remittances – curse or blessing?, UN IRIN - 2006-02-16
   Security stalls Frontier Park, Zim Standard and Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-02-20
   SADC far from achieving human security, BOPA - 2006-02-22
   Experts doubt protocol on free movement of people, BOPA - 2006-02-22
   SADC univisa system to be introduced, Chronicle - 2006-02-28

Angola
    President orders investigation of foreigners services,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-02-02
    Angola needs 8,000 engineers in six years,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-02-09
    Headcount holds back refugee registration,  UN IRIN - 2006-02-15
    Fast growth opens up vast opportunities,  Inter Press Services - 2006-02-27
Botswana
    Centre to hold Zimbabwean immigrants,  Zim Daily - 2006-02-01
    Low pay for workers,  Botswana Gazette - 2006-02-01
    Recruiting specialists proving difficult,  Botswana Gazette - 2006-02-01
    Botec denies favouring foreigners,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2006-02-03
    Harbouring illegal immigrants risky,  BOPA - 2006-02-03
    Xenophobia or not?,  BOPA - 2006-02-03
    Immigrants flogged in Botswana,  Zim Daily - 2006-02-07
    Immigrants forced into sex acts by soldiers,  SW Radio Africa News - 2006-02-07
    Letoreng dwellers threaten to renounce citizenship,  BOPA - 2006-02-08
    Zimbabwean workers stranded,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2006-02-13
    Botswana to end abuse of Zimbabweans,  Chronicle - 2006-02-14
    Botswana firm dumps Zimbabweans,  Chronicle - 2006-02-15
    Envoy defends Botswana's judiciary,  Mmegi - 2006-02-15
    Immigrants complain of bad treatment,  Botswana Gazette - 2006-02-15
    Botswana to introduce border passes,  Chronicle - 2006-02-16
    Botswana withdraws permits from Zimbabweans,  SW Radio Africa News - 2006-02-22
    Zimbabweans bolt from Botswana court,  Chronicle - 2006-02-23
DRC
    Pacts pave way for return of refugees,  UN New Service - 2006-02-01
    Congo refugees enter Uganda,  New Vision - 2006-02-02
    Repatriation programmes for Congolese refugees,  UN New Service - 2006-02-08
    Fighting in Kivus displaces 55,000,  UN IRIN - 2006-02-09
    Civilians tell of atrocities,  UNHCR - 2006-02-10
    Aid arrives for displaced thousands,  UN IRIN - 2006-02-16
    Africa immigrants on hunger strike,  Angola Press - 2006-02-24
Lesotho
    Indian doctors help out,  LENA - 2006-02-01
    Lesotho starves in rich SA's shadow,  BBC News - 2006-02-07
Malawi
    World Bank accused of favouring foreigners,  Malawi Nation - 2006-02-01
    Malawians have hand in passport fraud ,  Malawi Nation - 2006-02-06
    Warning to corrupt immigration officers,  Malawi Nation - 2006-02-07
    Police net 80 foreigners,  Malawi Nation - 2006-02-13
    Immigration want equal pay with police,  Malawi Nation - 2006-02-22
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Cutting wages of foreign doctors,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-02-16
    Zimbabweans in Mozambique,  SW Radio Africa News - 2006-02-17
Namibia
    Namibia's very own doctors,  New Era - 2006-02-06
    Home Affairs to slash waiting time for IDs,  The Namibian - 2006-02-07
    Nurses brain drain – from within,  New Era - 2006-02-08
    International union worried about Ramatex,  Namibian - 2006-02-13
    Ministry wants to enhance service delivery,  New Era - 2006-02-15
    Zambians languish in Namibian jails,  Times of Zambia - 2006-02-21
    Exiles come home,  New Era - 2006-02-27
South Africa
    Riots in Johannesburg,  Zimbabwean - 2006-02-01
    Zimbabweans hated in SA,  Zimbabwean - 2006-02-01
    Immigration law likely to stem flow of foreign miners,  The Mining Weekly - 2006-02-02
    Home Affairs in Auditor General's bad books,  Business Report - 2006-02-02
    New campaign to lure business tourists,  Cape Argus - 2006-02-02
    Foreign experts have no political baggage,  Business Report - 2006-02-03
    Egyptions held over false permit swindle,  Cape Argus - 2006-02-03
    Steps taken to develop skills,  Bua News - 2006-02-03
    Foreigners not hiking property prices,  Business Report - 2006-02-04
    Passport pain for citizens living abroad,  Sunday Tribune - 2006-02-05
    South Africa's new ID system,  Sunday Tribune - 2006-02-05
    Drive to import priority skills,  SABC News - 2006-02-06
    Foreigners are stealing our birthright,  Star (SA) - 2006-02-06
    Teaching skills to become major export,  Business Day - 2006-02-06
    Haitian leader settles into life of exile,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-02-07
    China protests killing of citizens in South Africa,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-02-07
    Home Affairs key to success of ASGISA,  Bua News - 2006-02-07
    Life on the economy's underside,  Sunday Times - 2006-02-07
    Lack of skills main hurdle to outsourcing plan,  Business Day - 2006-02-07
    Quotas for skilled foreigners to be unveiled,  SABC - 2006-02-07
    Refugee director promises probe,  Zimbabwean - 2006-02-08
    Work permit quotas due out,  Business Report - 2006-02-08
    Foreigners in South African jails,  Natal Witness - 2006-02-09
    Project to address asylum backlog,  Sapa - 2006-02-09
    SA experts to train security personnel in DRC,  Angola Press - 2006-02-09
    Scores of border jumpers sneak into SA,  Chronicle - 2006-02-09
    Government improves services at Lindela,  Bua News - 2006-02-10
    Government to reach out to expats in New Zealand,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-02-10
    SA should recruit former citizens in New Zealand,  Bua News - 2006-02-10
    Agents critical of proposed regulations,  Weekend Argus - 2006-02-11
    Zimbabweans take to the streets over police harassment,  Zim Online - 2006-02-11
    Economist warns on interference,  Business Report - 2006-02-13
    Skilled foreigners welcome in SA,  South Africa Info - 2006-02-13
    Shambles at Home Affairs escalates,  Business Day - 2006-02-13
    Department to recruit foreign skills,  Bua News - 2006-02-14
    Delays lock skilled workers out of SA,  Independent Online - 2006-02-14
    Public violence case postponed,  Sunday Times - 2006-02-14
    Confusion on release of quotas,  Business Report - 2006-02-14
    Career options,  Business Day - 2006-02-15
    Permit delays lock skilled workers out,  SABC - 2006-02-15
    South Africa speeds up Zimbabwean asylum cases,  SW Radio Africa - 2006-02-15
    Shortage of skills threatening economic growth,  Cape Argus - 2006-02-15
    Experts call for more urgency on skills,  Reuters and Business Report - 2006-02-16
    Refugees on the march,  Zimbabwean - 2006-02-16
    World's on Mbeki's side on foreign ownership,  Financial Mail - 2006-02-17
    Moratorium could have negative impact, says DA,  SABC - 2006-02-17
    Report suggests moratorium on foreign land ownership,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-02-17
    Rich foreigners are carving up our land,  Cape Argus - 2006-02-17
    Temporary halt on foreign land acquisition recommended,  Bua News - 2006-02-17
    Border jumper falls from goods train,  Chronicle - 2006-02-17
    Foreign land sales minimal,  Sapa - 2006-02-18
    Fewer whites likely to leave SA,  Independent on Sunday - 2006-02-18
    Property businessman slams proposed moratorium,  Sapa - 2006-02-18
    Cosatu supports land sale moratorium,  Sapa - 2006-02-19
    SA borders unders seige,  IOL and Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-02-19
    South African land for South Africans?,  Inter Press Service - 2006-02-20
    Cabinet to decide on foreigners buying land,  Business Day - 2006-02-20
    Land ownership by foreigners should be debated,  Business Day - 2006-02-20
    PAC calls for ban on sale of land to foreigners,  Cape Times - 2006-02-20
    Ban unlikely to dent market,  Business Report - 2006-02-21
    Aristide builds case for return to Haiti,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-02-22
    Moratorium won't scare off investors,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-02-22
    Six arrested for human trafficking,  SABC - 2006-02-22
    Land ownership laws won't be backdated,  Pretoria News - 2006-02-23
    SA to send women to UAE for skills training,  Cape Argus - 2006-02-23
    Need for urban refugee policy review,  UNHCR - 2006-02-23
    SA in skills-swap with UAE,  Business Day - 2006-02-23
    Foreign land ownership,  Financial Mail - 2006-02-24
    Many months to any moratorium,  Financial Mail - 2006-02-24
    Local and landless,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-02-24
    Land sales to foreigners spotlighted,  Cape Business News - 2006-02-24
    Blind beggars and human trafficking,  Sunday Independent - 2006-02-26
    ID fraud shoots up,  Sunday Independent - 2006-02-26
    Home Affairs beefs up capacity at major airports,  Bua News - 2006-02-26
    Slack staff make airport grim destination,  Sunday Cape Argue - 2006-02-26
    Parliamentary media briefing - Border control and security,  GCIS - 2006-02-28
Swaziland
    Return nuses given a rude send-off,  Times of Swaziland - 2006-02-01
    Municipalities to sign twinning agreement,  Swazi Observer - 2006-02-20
    Don't give textbooks, stationery to foreigners, says Ministry,  Swazi Observer - 2006-02-20
    Paediatric doctors coming,  Swazi Observer - 2006-02-23
Tanzania
    Immigration set to clear passports backlog,  Guardian - 2006-02-04
    Foreign contractors steal the show,  Financial Times - 2006-02-08
    Passports set to be issued at more centres,  Guardian - 2006-02-11
    Burundians flee to neighbouring Tanzania,  UNHCR News - 2006-02-14
    Swoop on illegal immigrants,  Guardian - 2006-02-23
    Immigration striving to shield workers against AIDS,  African News Dimension - 2006-02-24
    Illegal immigrants given 30 days to formalise stay,  Guardian - 2006-02-25
    Foreigners can corruptly buy residence permits,  Guardian - 2006-02-25
Zambia
    Zambia fears hungry refugees,  Sunday Times - 2006-02-01
    Politicians deported from Zambia,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-02-02
    Zambian officials deny deporting Zimbabwe opposition leader,  Sapa - 2006-02-02
    Refugees leave camps in search of food,  Sapa - 2006-02-02
    Morgan Tsvangirai deported from Zambia,  Chronicle - 2006-02-03
    Zambia says Zimbabwe opposition leader expelled,  Sapa-AFP - 2006-02-03
    Exodus of health workers to continue,  Post of Zambia - 2006-02-08
    MDC says Zambia deportation was work of CIO,  Financial Gazette - 2006-02-08
    Zambia seeks to send refugees home,  Sapa - 2006-02-10
    Zambian security system was cheated, says Tsvangirai,  The Post - 2006-02-13
    Two foreigners nabbed over visa-forging deal,  Times of Zambia - 2006-02-23
Zimbabwe
    MPs sign right to work motion,  Zimbabwean - 2006-02-01
    Many disillusioned by Homelink saga,  The Zimbabweam - 2006-02-01
    Zimbabwe opposition leader deported from Zambia,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-02-02
    More evictions in Zimbabwe,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-02-03
    Hundreds evicted in Zimbabwe city land grab,  Weekend Argue - 2006-02-04
    Desperate farmers resort to child labour,  Standard - 2006-02-05
    Zimbabwe drives out its workforce,  Standard - 2006-02-05
    Seven officers nabbed in passport scam,  Chronicle - 2006-02-06
    Government split over new passport law,  Zim Online - 2006-02-06
    Primary school set to introduce Chinese lessons,  The Herald - 2006-02-07
    White farmers seek compromise,  Sunday Times - 2006-02-07
    Murambatsvina victims living as destitutes,  SW Radio Africa News - 2006-02-08
    Brain drain a major threat,  Daily Mirror - 2006-02-09
    Mugabe to ask whites back,  Daily Telegraph - 2006-02-09
    Farmers wary of Mugabe land offer,  The Telegraph - 2006-02-10
    White farmers now irrelevant, says government,  Sapa - 2006-02-10
    Minister says white farmers are 'unrepentant',  Mail & Guardian - 2006-02-10
    Zimbabwe vows to forge ahead with land seizures,  Sapa - 2006-02-10
    Zimbabwe muddle at offer to white farmers,  Daily Telegraph - 2006-02-11
    Zimbabwe government will seize all land still in white hands,  Zim Online - 2006-02-11
    Immigration officer in court,  Herald - 2006-02-13
    Foreign currency dealers nabbed,  Daily Mirror - 2006-02-14
    Homelink completes first Westgate houses,  Financial Gazette - 2006-02-15
    Security stalls Frontier Park,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2006-02-19
    Food shortages are main concern,  Sunday Times - 2006-02-22
    Zimbabwe courts Chinese lecturers,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-02-23
    Manufacturing sector slashes labout 42%,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2006-02-24
    More farmers get eviction notices,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2006-02-24
    Zambezi hunt set to generate $200bn,  The Herald - 2006-02-27