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March 2006

Regional
   Nurses of Africa leave in droves, Pretoria News - 2006-03-01
   SADC, AU use quota system, BOPA - 2006-03-14
   Call to fight brain drain from Africa to the West, Cape Times - 2006-03-16
   Brain drain damaging African higher education, Guardian - 2006-03-17
   COMESA makes assurances, ZNBC - 2006-03-18

Angola
    Returnees get 'Food for Progress' aid,  Angola Press - 2006-03-01
    Number of Angolan refugees surprises ministry,  Angop - 2006-03-01
    Repatriation of refugees from Zambia extended,  Angola Press - 2006-03-03
    Namibian business wanted in Angola,  Namibian - 2006-03-06
    Officials analyse common border security issues,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-03-07
    Angola calls for border re-opening,  ZNBC - 2006-03-07
    Returnees settle back home,  UNHRC News - 2006-03-13
    Parliament approves SADC extradition protocol,  Angola Press - 2006-03-13
    Foreigners expelled,  Angola Press - 2006-03-15
    Peace-building efforts shift to reintegration,  UNHCR News - 2006-03-16
    Angola warns against illegal immigration,  IOL - 2006-03-16
    UNHCR seeks full integration for Congolese refugees in Angola,  UNHCR News - 2006-03-21
    Donor conference to help reintegrate former refugees,  UN New Services - 2006-03-24
    Studies on key needs in refugee return,  UNHCR News - 2006-03-28
    Police arrest illegal immigrants,  Angola Press - 2006-03-30
    Angola slammed over force evictions,  Afrol News - 2006-03-30
    12,000 refugees to be repatriated,  ZANA - 2006-03-30
    Lack of development in rural areas hampers repatriations,  AND Network - 2006-03-31
Botswana
    Vandalism undermines border fence,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2006-03-02
    Tough time for job seekers,  Echo - 2006-03-02
    Strategies to keep illegal immigrants out,  BOPA - 2006-03-02
    Company offers jobs overseas,  Echo - 2006-03-02
    Electric fence along border costs P27m,  BOPA - 2006-03-02
    E-Passports in 3 months,  Echo - 2006-03-02
    Commercial sex worries Councillor,  Mmegi - 2006-03-02
    Private school must hire citizen teachers, says MP,  BOPA - 2006-03-06
    DITSHWANELO describes discrimination against immigrants,  Mmegi - 2006-03-08
    Poaching in Kgalagadi,  Botswana Daily Gazette - 2006-03-08
    Brick association wants squatters out,  Mmegi - 2006-03-09
    Chinese walk free,  Mmegi - 2006-03-09
    Opinion: What happened to manpower planning?,  Mmegi - 2006-03-10
    Call for 24-hour border posts,  Botswana Gazette - 2006-03-15
    UN condemns Botswana's treatment of Zimbabweans,  Zim Online - 2006-03-16
    Relying on illegal immigrants,  Mmegi - 2006-03-17
    Suspected petrol smugglers arrested,  BOPA - 2006-03-21
    Zimbabweans control rural economy in Botswana, says police chief,  Zimbabwean and Mmegi - 2006-03-23
    Expats under attack,  Echo - 2006-03-23
    University tuition fees differ,  BOPA - 2006-03-24
    Security operation starts in Francistown,  Mmegi - 2006-03-28
    Batswana undermined by foreigners, says MP,  Midweek Sun - 2006-03-28
    Batswana smuggled to DRC?,  Midweek Sun - 2006-03-28
    Minister decries local exclusion from tourism,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2006-03-29
    Change tactics on illegal immigrants, says opposition,  Mmegi - 2006-03-30
DRC
    Graft retards border trade,  The New Times - 2006-03-22
    MONUC gets tought on foreign armed groups,  UN IRIN - 2006-03-22
    Congolese flock into Hoima,  The Monitor - 2006-03-25
    DR Congo expels 1,200 Ugandans,  AND Network - 2006-03-27
    Expelled Ugandans face epidemic,  The Monitor - 2006-03-28
    Thousands displaced by fighting,  UN IRIN - 2006-03-30
Lesotho
    Job-hungry Basotho risk exploitation in South Africa,  UN IRIN - 2006-03-09
Malawi
    Government gives in to Immigration demands,  The Daily Times - 2006-03-01
    Our broken borders,  Malawi Nation - 2006-03-02
    Britain introduces visas for Malawians,  Go Zimbabwe - 2006-03-03
    Vice-President recruits foreign lawyers,  Malawi Nation - 2006-03-07
    Malawian firms opt for Mozambique,  Financial Gazette - 2006-03-08
    Malawian seeks compensation,  Daily Times - 2006-03-09
    Immigration nets 40 Ethiopians,  Malawi Nation - 2006-03-13
    Police arrest Portland staff,  Malawi Nation - 2006-03-15
    Police strategises on cross-border crime,  Daily Times - 2006-03-24
    Malawian players detained in Zimbabwe,  Malawi Nation - 2006-03-27
    Minister threatens to flush out illegal traders,  Daily Times - 2006-03-28
    Spare wheel theory: opinion,  Malawi Nation - 2006-03-30
    Players granted temporary reprieve,  Malawi Nation - 2006-03-30
    French firm gets ID contract,  Malawi Nation - 2006-03-31
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Labour Minister summarises concessions to ex-migrants,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-03-08
    Sweeping raid in Johannesburg City Centre,  Star - 2006-03-10
    Mozambique slams SA water theft,  Sunday Times - 2006-03-17
    Majermane leader attacked,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-03-17
    Kenyans to appear in court next week,  The Nation - 2006-03-19
    Minister closes Chinese-owned companies,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-03-21
    Residents complain of depending on Zimbabwe,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-03-22
    Impact of proposed Zambezi bridge,  UN IRIN - 2006-03-28
    Japanese embassy denies Labour Ministry claim,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-03-31
Namibia
    Old passports phased out,  Namibian - 2006-03-01
    Fishing industry a breeding ground for Aids infection,  IOL - 2006-03-03
    Uncollected passports overwhelm Ministry,  New Era - 2006-03-06
    Nurses are overworked,  New Era - 2006-03-13
    Tourism figures swell,  New Era - 2006-03-14
    Namibia should welcome foreign skills, claim experts,  New Era - 2006-03-22
    Osire refugees denied asylum,  New Era - 2006-03-27
    Home Affairs Ministry under fire in Parliament,  Namibian - 2006-03-30
    Border bribery costing millions,  Namibian - 2006-03-31
    'Bribery rife at border posts',  New Era - 2006-03-31
    Close to 400 farms owned by foreigners,  Namibian - 2006-03-31
South Africa
    Woman held at Zim airport,  Cape Argus - 2006-03-03
    System of leasehold for foreigners makes sense,  Business Day - 2006-03-03
    Land report on shaky ground,  Business Day - 2006-03-03
    Foreign worker rules a mess,  Financial Mail - 2006-03-03
    Dramatic increase in Zimbabwean refugees,  SW Radio Africa News - 2006-03-03
    Crackdown on refugees ahead of elections,  Zimbabwean - 2006-03-03
    Initiative aims to plug skills gap,  Business Day - 2006-03-04
    Petro dollars pour into SA,  Sunday Times - 2006-03-05
    Foreigners seem unfazed by South Africa,  Sunday Times - 2006-03-05
    Exiled journalists in SA,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-03-05
    Court bars eviction of Zimbabwean nationals,  Zim Online - 2006-03-06
    JM Coetzee becomes an Australian citizen,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-03-06
    A need for skills,  Business Day - 2006-03-07
    Illegal immigrants arrested during police raid,  SABC - 2006-03-07
    The skills hunt is on,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-03-07
    Skills plan expected by month-end,  Business Report - 2006-03-07
    Land ownership limits shouldn't hurt investment,  Business Report - 2006-03-07
    Government unlikely to impose foreign land moratorium,  Sapa - 2006-03-07
    Kathrada cancels trip to Canada,  Star - 2006-03-07
    Police bribery scandal alleged,  Zimbabwean - 2006-03-08
    No freeze on land sales to foreigners,  Business Day - 2006-03-08
    Home Affairs cannot cope,  Zimbabwean - 2006-03-08
    COSATU protests at Zimabwe consulate,  Zim Online - 2006-03-08
    Immigration bottleneck at Joburg airport,  Cape Argus - 2006-03-09
    State plans more health workers,  Business Day - 2006-03-10
    Police crack down on criminals in Hillbrow,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-03-10
    More health staff to be recruited,  BuaNews - 2006-03-10
    Immigration staff problems to be addressed,  Independent Online - 2006-03-10
    Hawkers soldier on in second economy,  Business Report - 2006-03-10
    Lawyer to take on SA government in court,  Sunday Tribune - 2006-03-12
    Nigerian swear word in SA,  Daily News - 2006-03-13
    Nigerians seek to improve lifestyle,  Star - 2006-03-13
    Improving the image of Nigerians,  Star - 2006-03-13
    Fight over clothes at church,  IOL - 2006-03-13
    DA proposes Home Affairs revamp,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-03-14
    Crime is fuelling Hillbrow's economy,  IOL - 2006-03-14
    Brain drain will be a liability and a boost for SA,  Star - 2006-03-15
    Dire shortage of health workers,  Mercury - 2006-03-16
    Zimbabwean teachers in SA under fie,  Zimbabwean - 2006-03-16
    Police rescue marooned border jumpers,  Chronicle - 2006-03-16
    Deportees now destitute,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-03-17
    High commission to vet illegal immigrants,  AND Network - 2006-03-17
    Eskom moves to tackle skills shortage,  Business Day - 2006-03-18
    Skilled gained in SA need to be recognised,  Business Day - 2006-03-20
    Cross-border shopping,  Johannesburg News Agency - 2006-03-20
    Zimbabweans still flooding South Africa,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-03-21
    Immigration agency slams Home Affairs,  IOL - 2006-03-21
    Beefing up the skills of the local workforce,  Star - 2006-03-22
    Hundreds of Zimbabwean refugees evicted,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-03-22
    Deportees with no way home,  UN IRIN - 2006-03-23
    Forum to fight xenophobia in South Africa,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-03-24
    US deports SA couple for aiding aliens,  Cape Argus - 2006-03-24
    Construction industry,  Financial Mail - 2006-03-24
    Every day is a struggle, say starving immigrants,  City Press - 2006-03-25
    Business throws weight behind JIPSA,  Bua News - 2006-03-27
    Number of false IDs is escalating,  Sunday Times - 2006-03-27
    Mlambo-Ngcuka calls for skills revolution,  SABC News - 2006-03-27
    Deputy President to launch priority skills project,  Bua News - 2006-03-27
    SA seeks retired, emigres to close skills gap,  Reuters - 2006-03-27
    Skills revolution key to growth bid,  Business Day - 2006-03-28
    Skills revolution needed, says Mlambo-Ngcuka,  Business Report - 2006-03-28
    Migrants recall Jo'burg fire horror,  BBC News - 2006-03-29
    Inferno at inner city building,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-03-29
    Foreigners fret over SA's land confusion,  Business Day - 2006-03-29
    Five nabbed over airport robbery,  Daily News - 2006-03-29
    Alarm over foreign construction tenders,  Business Day - 2006-03-30
    Foreign journalists struggle with new permit rules,  SABC News - 2006-03-30
    Corruption rampant at Lindela,  Zimbabwean - 2006-03-30
    SA's plan to tackle shortage of skills,  Business Day - 2006-03-31
    Problems over permits deter foreign investors,  Business Report - 2006-03-31
    Malawi seeks info on migrant deaths,  Sunday Times - 2006-03-31
    Health workers sceptical of human resources plan,  Business Day - 2006-03-31
Swaziland
    SA lawyers for bomb suspects,  Swazi Observer - 2006-03-04
    South African nabbed for bank robbery,  African News Dimension Network - 2006-03-05
    SA lawyers drop bomb case,  Swazi Observer - 2006-03-08
    Why SA advocates dumped government,  Swazi Observer - 2006-03-14
    Job losses, closures devastate economy,  Times of Swaziland - 2006-03-16
    Illegal immigrants nabbed,  Swazi Observer - 2006-03-21
    Malawian judge joins appeals bench,  Swazi Observer - 2006-03-21
    SA kicks out 1000 pupils,  Swazi Observer - 2006-03-24
    Plight of pupils a priority issue,  Swazi Observer - 2006-03-28
Tanzania
    EAC states launch talks on cross border movement,  Angola Press - 2006-03-13
    Plans for Burundians to return home,  Sunday Observer - 2006-03-15
    Burundi plans massive refugee repatriation,  Guardian - 2006-03-22
    No scholarships in private, foreign varsities,  Guardian - 2006-03-24
    Tanzania starts to reap rewards of EAC customs union,  Arusha Times - 2006-03-24
    Process starts for free movement in East Africa,   - 2006-03-24
    Kenyan reporters arrested in Tanzania,  The Nation - 2006-03-25
    Tanzania deports Ugandan herdsmen,  The Monitor - 2006-03-29
    Ethiopian, Somali immigrants seized in Arusha,  Guardian - 2006-03-29
    Suspected illegal immigrants arrested,  The Nation - 2006-03-31
Zambia
    Somalis seeking refugee troop into Zambia,  Post of Zambia - 2006-03-02
    Repatriation of refugees extended,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-03-03
    Computerised border posts to boost security,  Post of Zambia - 2006-03-03
    Angola refugee repatriation set to continue,  UN IRIN - 2006-03-06
    Law-breaking refugees pose challenge,  UN IRIN - 2006-03-10
    Angolan refugees condemned to death in Zambia,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-03-10
    Refugees live illegally outside settlement camps,  Angola Press - 2006-03-11
    Government, UNHCR repatriate Angolan refugees,  Post of Zambia - 2006-03-14
    Zimbabwean vendors flock to Lusaka,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-03-17
    UK grants political asylum to Congolese refugees,   - 2006-03-20
    Police strategises on cross-border crime,  Daily Times - 2006-03-24
Zimbabwe
    Homelink scheme offers business loans,  The Herald - 2006-03-02
    White farmers can stay put,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-03-02
    Desperate plight of Zimbabwe's women,  Business Report - 2006-03-03
    Illegal cross-broder trading continues,  Daily Mirror - 2006-03-03
    Zimbabwe deports South African Labour expert,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-03-03
    Government to nationalise mines,  Chronicle - 2006-03-06
    Asylum hearing to determine policy on Zimbabwe,  SW Radio Africa - 2006-03-06
    White Zimbabweans in Nigeria,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-03-06
    Zimbabwe sells permits to foreign hunters,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-03-06
    New Zimbabwe mining law could be final straw,  Zim Online - 2006-03-07
    Justice Paradza sentenced to 3 years,  SW Radio Africa News - 2006-03-09
    Zimbabwe appointed secretariat to conservation project,  Herald - 2006-03-09
    Zimbabwean fugitive to be sentenced to absentia,  Zim Online - 2006-03-09
    Mining policy worries SA,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2006-03-10
    Indian trains 350 Zimbabweans,  Sunday Mail - 2006-03-12
    Detention watch,  Zimbabwean - 2006-03-13
    Bennett flees to SA,  Zim Daily - 2006-03-14
    Panners die in Mozambique floods,  Daily Mirror - 2006-03-14
    Zimbabwe police chase foreign currency traders,  Zim Online - 2006-03-14
    Zimbabwe nabs ARVs smuggler,  Times of Zambia - 2006-03-14
    Heavy fines for illegal forex dealers,  Andnetwork.com - 2006-03-14
    Fate of asylum seekers hangs in the balance,  Zimbabwean - 2006-03-16
    Zimbabweans denied dignified funerals,  Zimbabwean - 2006-03-16
    Woman arrested for trying to smuggle ivory,  Chronicle - 2006-03-17
    Top officials in passport scam,  Daily Mirror - 2006-03-20
    Massive teacher exodus,  Daily Mirror - 2006-03-20
    The Zimbabwean exodus,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-03-20
    Media commission threatens foreign papers,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe New - 2006-03-21
    Zimbabwe police pounce on hapless vendors,  AND Network - 2006-03-21
    Many deported from SA are not Zimbabweans,  Zim Daily - 2006-03-22
    Zimbabwean police, soldiers banned from quitting,  Zim Online - 2006-03-22
    Dispossessed white landowner sues Mugabe,  Zim Online - 2006-03-23
    Survey compares lives of black and white in diaspora,  Zimbabwean - 2006-03-23
    Cross border trading discouraged,  Daily Mirror - 2006-03-24
    Operation Restore Order creates more chaos,  AND Network - 2006-03-27
    Cuban doctors complain over allowances,  Daily Mirror - 2006-03-28
    Young girls offer sex for soap,  Daily Mirror - 2006-03-28
    Young girls lured and sold for sex in Asia,  Financial Gazette - 2006-03-29
    Interview with Chenjerai Hove,  Zimbabwe Journalists.com - 2006-03-30
    Brain drain acute in Zimbabwe,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-03-30
    Labour migration important for globalization,  Xinhua - 2006-03-30
    Who wants to go back home?,  Zimbabwean - 2006-03-30
    Tourism earnings drop by half,  Associated Press - 2006-03-30
    Gono in US visa violation storm,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-03-31
    Zimbabwe to expel illegal player,  BBC News - 2006-03-31