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April 2006

Regional
   Brain drain saps health care from Africa, Sapa-AFP - 2006-04-06
   Cross-border crime rising, UN IRIN - 2006-04-07
   Medican brain drain puts Southern African in a Quandary, Inter Press Service - 2006-04-07
   Retaining health workers, Sapa - 2006-04-07
   Africa losing skills to Europe, IPS News Agency - 2006-04-07
   Health worker migration - can it be stemmed, IRIN and Reuters - 2006-04-07
   WHO decries shortage of health workers, AND Network and Guardian - 2006-04-08
   Growing xenophobia in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe Journalists.com - 2006-04-10
   Informal cross border food trade, FEWS Net - 2006-04-10
   African leaders call on diaspora to help development, Sapa-AFP - 2006-04-21
   Africans reverse brain drain, Reuters - 2006-04-24
   Brain drain deprives Africa of vital talent, IOL - 2006-04-24
   Africans swim against brain drain tide, IOL - 2006-04-24
   Taking on Britain's dirty work, Pretoria News - 2006-04-25
   Brain drain's upside is cash flow back, Pretoria News - 2006-04-25
   Skilled diaspora starts to look homewards, Pretoria News - 2006-04-25
   Returning Africans are reversing the brain drain, Cape Times - 2006-04-25
   Tourism in SADC, New Era - 2006-04-26
   Money sent home by migrants helps boost poor, Cape Argus - 2006-04-26

Angola
    Police prioritise stricter border control,  Angola Press - 2006-04-17
    Migration department expels over 20 foreigners,  Angola Press - 2006-04-18
    Physicians from DR Congo fake,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-04-24
Botswana
    Getting Botswana citizenship,  Mmegi - 2006-04-10
    Piece-workers in Phikwe,  Mmegi - 2006-04-12
    Beating the health system,  Mmegi - 2006-04-13
    Thousands of Zimbabweans lose jobs,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-04-19
    Cross-border crime troubles police,  Mmegi - 2006-04-19
    Hundreds of Batswana nurses abroad,  Mmegi - 2006-04-20
    Desperate villagers make daring forays into Botswana,  Zim Online - 2006-04-24
    Gaps in FMD control,  Mmegi - 2006-04-28
    Zimbabwean man spends two days tied onto a pillar,  Chronicle - 2006-04-29
DRC
    Congo rebels to be deported,  New Vision - 2006-04-19
    DRC, Sudan conflicts account for 7.5m displaced people,  Post of Zambia - 2006-04-21
    Number of deported Ugandans up,  The Monitor - 2006-04-24
Lesotho
    Unclaimed pension money a ray of hope,  UN IRIN - 2006-04-20
    Lack of healthcare workers a drain,  UN IRIN - 2006-04-27
Malawi
    Malawi tightens immigration laws,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-04-03
    Malawi tightens noose on illegal investors,  AND Network - 2006-04-04
    Expatriate recruitment disappoints President,  Malawi Nation - 2006-04-06
    UK visa law barring Malawians,  AND Network - 2006-04-08
    Malawians abroad remitting less funds,  Malawi Nation - 2006-04-11
    Government warns against discrimination,  Malawi Nation - 2006-04-11
    More needs to be done to stem brain drain,  UN IRIN - 2006-04-14
    Of slack borders and national security: opinion,  Malawi Nation - 2006-04-19
    Immigration stops border visa issuance,  The Daily Times - 2006-04-19
    Long distance travel to South Africa,  Malawi Nation - 2006-04-23
    Illegal traders to go,  Malawi Nation - 2006-04-23
    Foreign vendors face the boot from Malawi,  Cape Argus - 2006-04-26
    Vendors eviction: who benefits?,  Malawi Nation - 2006-04-27
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Bangladeshi illegal immigrants arrested,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-04-10
    Ship that carried illegal Bangladeshis seized,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-04-11
    Leader of trafficking racket arrested,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-04-12
    Visas for Bangladeshis under investigation,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-04-13
    Bangladeshis to be deported to Madagascar,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-04-14
    Mozambicans turn against Zimbabweans,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2006-04-16
    Foreigners occupy land illegally in Tete,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-04-25
    Illegal prospectors repatriated,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-04-30
Namibia
    'Import syndrome' denounced,  New Era - 2006-04-04
    Border post falling apart,  New Era - 2006-04-06
    Rumours rattle Ramatex,  Namibian - 2006-04-07
    Government eyes foreign-owned farms,  Namibian - 2006-04-13
    Namibia not immune to brain drai,  Namibian - 2006-04-13
    Marriage to a foreigner,  Namibian - 2006-04-13
    Kenyan nurses on the way,  New Era - 2006-04-20
    Mines please to Home Affairs,  New Era - 2006-04-26
South Africa
    Planning a safe sex drive for truckers,  Business Day - 2006-04-01
    Pastors want buildings probed,  City Press - 2006-04-01
    UK is the best bet to lure back lost brains,  Sunday Times - 2006-04-02
    Desperate seeking refugee status,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-04-03
    Shortage of social workers,  Bua News - 2006-04-03
    Zimbabweans rounded up in SA,  Chronicle - 2006-04-04
    'Thugs are targeting Somali shopowners',  Cape Times - 2006-04-04
    SA doctors declining,  I-Net Bridge - 2006-04-04
    Mass rejections of Zimbabwe asylum applications,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-04-06
    Health plan launched,  Sapa - 2006-04-07
    Plan for priority-skills acquisition unveiled,  Creamer's Mining Weekly Online - 2006-04-07
    Rural areas in need of health workers,  Sapa - 2006-04-07
    Partnerships crucial if health crisis is to be addressed,  Health-e - 2006-04-07
    Medical brain drain at crisis point,  Cape Argus - 2006-04-08
    Plan to plug the brain drain,  Sunday Times - 2006-04-08
    Five arrested in trafficking swoop,  Sunday Times - 2006-04-09
    Act confounds confusion on work permits,  Business Day - 2006-04-10
    Manto moves to curb medical 'brain drain',  Pretoria News - 2006-04-10
    New plan to retain health workers,  Dispatch - 2006-04-10
    Foreign doctors to complete contracts,  Mercury - 2006-04-11
    Pan-Africanism tempers xenophobic media,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-04-12
    Zimbabweans outraged over claims of high crime rate,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-04-12
    A (week-long) trip to the shops,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-04-14
    Tangled up in all the red tape,  Sunday Tribune - 2006-04-16
    Calling doctors and nurses,  Business Times - 2006-04-16
    Xenophobic police officers tarnish SAPS,  Star - 2006-04-17
    DHA stumbling block to skills import,  MoneyWeb and Citizen - 2006-04-18
    Foreign firms want work permit review,  Business Report - 2006-04-18
    Police bias against foreigners 'common',  Business Day - 2006-04-18
    Companies hit at immigration law,  Financial Times - 2006-04-19
    Immigration board's head throws in towel,  IOL - 2006-04-19
    Immigration law 'will harm growth',  I-Net Bridge - 2006-04-19
    The road across the border,  Reuters - 2006-04-19
    SA work permit laws a minefield,  Business Report - 2006-04-19
    Foreign firms urse SA to ease immigration laws,  Reuters - 2006-04-20
    'Phenomenal increase' in asylum seekers in SA,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-04-20
    Migrants find sex trade a dead end street,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-04-20
    Time to pursue a 'brain gain',  ANC Today - 2006-04-20
    State defends work permit system,  Business Report - 2006-04-20
    Home Affairs aims to clear refugee backlog,  Cape Times - 2006-04-21
    How to attract brain power,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-04-21
    Knysna’s displaced Somali businessmen return,  Eastern Cape Herald - 2006-04-24
    Zimbabwe politician seeks asylum in SA,  Cape Argus - 2006-04-25
    Brain-drain factor on hold in IT sector,  Dispatch - 2006-04-26
    Health top casualty of brain drain,  Cape Argus - 2006-04-26
    Retired nurses raring to lend a hand,  Mercury - 2006-04-26
    Enticing skilled labour back,  Mercury - 2006-04-27
    Delays in bringing skilled employees to SA,  Business Day - 2006-04-28
Swaziland
    Swazi doctors to graduate,  Swazi Observer - 2006-04-06
    Prodigal nurses back home,  Swazi Observer - 2006-04-07
    Tight security at border gates,  Swazi Observer - 2006-04-12
    Eight hurt in border post clashes,  Sapa - 2006-04-12
    Eight shot during border blockade,  Times of Swaziland - 2006-04-13
    Swazi border arrests,  Witness and Sapa - 2006-04-13
    King speaks out on blockade,  Weekend Observer - 2006-04-15
    Foreign contractors exploit SD,  Swazi Observer - 2006-04-24
Tanzania
    Russion doctors to join Dar Heart Institute,  Daily News - 2006-04-01
    EAC council to pass protocol for free movement,  The East African - 2006-04-11
    Aliens nabbed in police swoop,  Daily News - 2006-04-17
Zambia
    Illegal immigrants nabbed,  Times of Zambia - 2006-04-02
    Zambians abroad to invest $100m,  Post of Zambia - 2006-04-04
    Commercial sex trives in Mazabuka,  Zambia Daily Mail - 2006-04-04
    Zambia's crisis of health staff,  The Post - 2006-04-07
    Shortage of health staff hurdle to reaching MDGs,  Post of Zambia - 2006-04-07
    Poverty has contributed to human trafficking,  Post of Zambia - 2006-04-10
    Government failure to deploy graduate doctors,  Post of Zambia - 2006-04-16
    Immigration arrests 80 in Lusaka,  The Times of Zambia - 2006-04-17
    Congolese nationals have applied as MPs,  Post of Zambia - 2006-04-19
    UNHCR commission extends refugee repatriation,  Post of Zambia - 2006-04-22
Zimbabwe
    Trying to bridge human cost, economic benefit,  Daily Mirror - 2006-04-03
    Shortage of nurse tutors hits hospitals,  Chronicle - 2006-04-05
    Ailing tourism sector,  The Herald - 2006-04-06
    Corruption has taken root,  The Daily Mirror Reporter - 2006-04-07
    Boost for Beitbridge,  Chronicle - 2006-04-07
    Brain drain hits engineers,  Xinhua - 2006-04-08
    Private doctors and hospitals double fees,  Sapa-AFP - 2006-04-11
    Tourism sector declines 49 percent,  Chronicle - 2006-04-13
    Zim land invaders target SA farmers,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-04-13
    UN warns on brain drain in Zimbabwe,  Angola Press - 2006-04-13
    UK to deport thousands,   - 2006-04-14
    Economic refugees should help: Mugabe,  Daily Mirror - 2006-04-19
    Zimbabweans in diaspora unhappy,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-04-20
    Touts fuelling corruption at border,  The Herald - 2006-04-21
    Police and vendors in running battles,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-04-21
    Rural Zimbabweans hit by health crisis,  Relief Web - 2006-04-21
    Children more vulnerable after 'Murambatsvina',  Zimbabwe Standard - 2006-04-23
    Zimbabwe's desperate farm migrants,  BBC News - 2006-04-27
    Understanding the 'brain drain',  Financial Gazette - 2006-04-27