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May 2006

Regional
   Unions call for regional organisation, Mmegi - 2006-05-03
   SADC readies for customs union, New Era - 2006-05-03
   Southern Africa unveils new tourism corridor, Angola Press - 2006-05-07
   SADC to set up one-stop customs border post, Post of Zambia - 2006-05-09
   SADC to stem poaching of health professionals, Chronicle - 2006-05-15
   SADC rallies for visa free region, AND Network - 2006-05-17

Angola
    Court order expulsion of foreigners,  Angola Press - 2006-05-11
    UN helps Angolan refugees return,  Sapa - 2006-05-11
    Efforts to flight illegal immigration,  Angola Press - 2006-05-17
Botswana
    Zimbabwean thrashed,  Midweek Sun - 2006-05-02
    Zimbabwe cattle recovered in Botswana,  Chronicle - 2006-05-02
    Cross-border stock theft suspected,  Midweek Sun - 2006-05-02
    Foreign businesses scramble for local partners,  Botswana Gazette - 2006-05-03
    Police tighten border patrols,  Mmegi - 2006-05-04
    Fence fails to stop search for survival,  Zimbabwean - 2006-05-04
    Botswana plans to build another holding centre,  Chronicle - 2006-05-08
    Village of colliding forces,  Mmegi - 2006-05-12
    Cattle rustler nabbed,  Mmegi - 2006-05-12
    Leave health workers alone: Editorial,  Mmegi - 2006-05-18
    Botswana abandons electric fence,  Sunday News - 2006-05-21
    The 'bags' of immigration,  Mmegi - 2006-05-22
    Cuba sends doctors to Botswana,  Mmegi - 2006-05-30
    Passport racketeer deported,  Mmegi - 2006-05-31
    Botswana teachers condemn abuse of Zimbabweans,  Chronicle - 2006-05-31
DRC
    UN moves Congolese refugees form Bujumbura,  UN IRIN - 2006-05-05
    Basongora deported from DRC,  The Monitor - 2006-05-05
    Mobutu exile homes after 40 years,  BBC News - 2006-05-09
    Elderly Congolese return from south Sudan,  UNHCR News - 2006-05-09
    South Africans arrested in DRC 'coup plot',  Mail & Guardian - 2006-05-24
    45,000 Congolese seek repatriation,  The New Times - 2006-05-24
    South African institute discounts 'coup plot',  UN IRIN - 2006-05-26
    Refugees determined to remain in Bujumbura,  UN IRIN - 2006-05-26
    'Coup plotters' deported from Kinshasa,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-05-28
    South Africans detained in DRC a misunderstanding,  SABC News - 2006-05-29
    Warning song for Congo migrants,  BBC News - 2006-06-29
Lesotho
Malawi
    Mzimba fights HIV/AIDS through migrant labour,  Daily Times - 2006-05-02
    Ministry assures nurses of good housing,  Malawi Nation - 2006-05-15
    About corruption, illegal immigrants: opinion,  Malawi Nation - 2006-05-17
    I will not chase out Asians, says Bingu,  Daily Times - 2006-05-18
    Cross border traders for Comesa flea market,  Daily Times - 2006-05-23
    'Patriotism to cut medics brain drain',  Daily Times - 2006-05-23
    Swoop nets 47 illegal immigrants,  Daily Times - 2006-05-30
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Mozambique deports Zimbabwean gold diggers,  Business in Africa - 2006-05-02
    Government wants more traffic on Maputo corridor,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-05-08
    Foreign doctors in Beira sacked,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-05-12
    Exploitation awaits Zimbabwe's migrant children,  UN IRIN - 2006-05-25
    Police detain foreigners in Zambezia,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-05-29
Namibia
    Scrap contract labour, says Nujoma,  New Era - 2006-05-02
    Kenyan nurses for Kunene,  Namibian - 2006-05-09
    Ramatex calls it quits,  The Namibian - 2006-05-15
    Skills deficit stunts tourism growth,  New Era - 2006-05-16
    Mixed signals over future of Ramatex,  Namibian - 2006-05-22
    Ramatex rejects government proposal,  Namibian - 2006-05-24
    Cabinet approves visa, permit charges hike,  Namibian - 2006-05-26
    Refugees want to stay,  Namibian - 2006-05-30
    Curbing HIV/AIDS along a transport corridor,   - 2006-05-30
    D-day for Ramatex factory,  Namibian - 2006-05-30
South Africa
    Zimbabwe refugees begging in Johannesburg streets,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-05-01
    Dept of Home Affairs slams passport claims,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-05-02
    Immigration law clogs up flow of essential foreign skills,  Business Day - 2006-05-02
    Zimbabwean refugees,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-05-02
    Positive immigrants,  UN IRIN - 2006-05-02
    Asylum backlog tops 100,000,  I-Net Bridge - 2006-05-03
    Passport syndicate cracked,  Sapa - 2006-05-03
    Backlog of 103.410 asylum cases,  Sunday Times - 2006-05-03
    Cabinet cracks whip over immigration procedures,  Business Day - 2006-05-04
    Implementation of new immigration law concerns cabinet,  Business Report - 2006-05-04
    Immigration delays in the spotlight,  Sunday Times - 2006-05-04
    US skills crisis will impact South African mining industry,  Mining Weekly - 2006-05-05
    Asylum seekers denied,  Business Day - 2006-05-06
    Congo's refugees struggle for work,  Myrtle Beach Online - 2006-05-07
    Sections of SA media fan xenophobia,  Herald - 2006-05-07
    SA rejects asylum applications by MDC officials,  Zim Online - 2006-05-08
    Surveying the scatterlings of South Africa,  Marketing Web - 2006-05-08
    Trafficking in humans comes under spotlight,  Pretoria News - 2006-05-09
    SA grants Bennett temporary permit,  Financial Gazette - 2006-05-10
    Nurses insist morale is low,  Business Day - 2006-05-11
    Skills drive needs steam,  Dispatch - 2006-05-11
    UNHCR offers voluntary repatriation to Angolan refugees,  UN News Service - 2006-05-11
    Cut the immigration red tape in four easy steps,  Financial Mail - 2006-05-12
    Shortage of nurses worries Netcare,  Business Day - 2006-05-12
    Foreigners targeted,  Herald - 2006-05-13
    Xenophobic attacks in Plettenberg Bay,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-05-13
    TV exposť of policemen,  Sunday Times - 2006-05-14
    Xenophobic attackers in the dock,  Sunday Times - 2006-05-15
    Foreigners caught in wave of violence,  Cape Times - 2006-05-15
    Assisted repatriation for Angolans to end,  Business Day - 2006-05-15
    Huge need for skilled people in financial sector,  Cape Times - 2006-05-15
    Skills a necessity to South Africa,  Dispatch - 2006-05-15
    Welcoming homecomers,  Witness - 2006-05-15
    SA border patrol makes grisly find,  IAfrica and Sapa - 2006-05-16
    College of Learning for nursing shortage,  Cape Argus - 2006-05-17
    More Zimbabweans applying for SA visas,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-05-17
    Views vary on clashes,  Herald - 2006-05-17
    Taxi operators harassing Zimbabweans,  The Herald - 2006-05-17
    Cabinet smoothes path for immigrant workers,  Business Day - 2006-05-18
    New funeral fund for exiles in SA,  Zimbabwean - 2006-05-18
    Murambatsvina spawns prostitutes in SA,  Zimbabwe.journalists.com - 2006-05-18
    Minister to use discretion in extending intra-company transfer permits,  Bua News - 2006-05-18
    SA has eyes trained on skills shortage,  Sunday Times - 2006-05-18
    More Zimbabweans seeking entry into SA,  Business Day, Sapa and Zimbabwean Situation - 2006-05-18
    Number of asylum seekers in South Africa rises sharply,  UNHCR News - 2006-05-19
    Police arrest 210 in Hillbrow,  IOL and Sapa - 2006-05-22
    Child sex trade scandal,  Star - 2006-05-22
    700 deported from SA,  Chronicle - 2006-05-23
    More Cuban engineers for SA,  IAfrica - 2006-05-23
    South Africa denies Roy Bennett asylum,  SW Radio Africa News - 2006-05-24
    Relax permit rules to attract talent,  Business Day - 2006-05-24
    NUM calls for ARVs for mineworkers,  Sapa - 2006-05-24
    Young prostitutes forced to pay police bribes,  Star - 2006-05-24
    Red tape is garotting business and skills growth in SA,  Business Day - 2006-05-25
    Visa fee for Zimbabweans coming to SA,  Sunday Times - 2006-05-25
    Bennett appeals South Africa's decision,  Zimbabwe.journalists.com - 2006-05-26
    SA rejects Roy Bennett's application for asylum,  Business Day - 2006-05-26
    SA stands by Bennett asylum decision,  IAfrica and AFP - 2006-05-26
    AG pinpoints Home Affairs accounts,  Sapa - 2006-05-26
    'Refugees can't be security guards',  IAfrica and Sapa - 2006-05-26
    Racism under the colour of law enforcement,  Business Day - 2006-05-26
    Bennett ruling,  Witness - 2006-05-27
    Zim asylum shock,  Star - 2006-05-27
    Special new court will deal with migration problems,  Herald - 2006-05-28
    Passports not expected to improve treatment,  Mercury - 2006-05-29
    'Sending me back is a death sentence' says Bennett,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-05-30
    MP highlights Zimbabwe's plight,  BBC News - 2006-05-30
    SA to change refugee laws,  Africast - 2006-05-30
    Bennett to appeal SA asylum snub,  Business Day - 2006-05-31
    Concern over loss of teachers,  Mercury - 2006-05-31
    Home Affairs wants Treasury to bail it out,  Mercury - 2006-05-31
Swaziland
    Doctors run for cover,  Swazi Observer - 2006-05-03
    SA cops arrest border jumpbers,  Swazi Observer - 2006-05-04
    MP Thwala frees 17 Swazis,  Swazi Observer - 2006-05-09
    Bread, tea, rice, beans in SA jail,  Swazi Observer - 2006-05-09
    Swazi kids told: go to school in South Africa,  Independent Saturday - 2006-05-13
    Illegal immigrants arrested by army,  Swazi Observer - 2006-05-23
Tanzania
    Ethnic tension strains Uganda-Tanzania border region,  Institute for War & Peace Reporting - 2006-05-03
    Illegal immigrants nabbed in Arusha,  Daily News - 2006-05-04
    Ugandan herders expelled from Tanzania,  Guardian - 2006-05-04
    Locals arrested for hosting illegal immigrants,  Daily News Saturday - 2006-05-06
    Illegal immigrants face nationwide crackdown,  Guardian - 2006-05-06
    Immigration officers bust syndicate,  Arusha Times - 2006-05-12
    Dual citizenship debated,  Sunday News - 2006-05-21
    The "Mujra" pimps of Dar,  This Day - 2006-05-23
Zambia
    EIZ to regulate inflow of engineers,  Times of Zambia - 2006-05-02
    Zambian doctors strike for better pay,  Weekend Argus - 2006-05-06
    Plight of doctors and other professionals,  The Post - 2006-05-06
    One doctor for every 18 000 Zambians,  Cape Argus - 2006-05-06
    Immigration cautions against illegal trading,  Post of Zambia - 2006-05-06
    It's a different story across the border,  Financial Gazette - 2006-05-10
    Zambia warns of action against illegal immigrants,  Xinhua - 2006-05-11
    Nurses celebrate international day,  Times of Zambia - 2006-05-11
    Zambia acts to combat brain drain among health workers,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-05-12
    Repatriation of Angolan refugees to resume,  Post of Zambia - 2006-05-12
    Zambia warns Angolan refugees to return home,  IOL - 2006-05-18
    Land disputes along Zambia-Malawi border,  Times of Zambia - 2006-05-18
    Malawians grab Zambian land,  Times of Zambia - 2006-05-22
Zimbabwe
    Lost in exile,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-05-02
    Stamps urges health workers not to leave country,  Chronicle - 2006-05-02
    Methodist churches to accommodate Zimbabwean refugees,  Zim Online - 2006-05-02
    'Improve health professionals' working conditions',  Chronicle - 2006-05-03
    Councillors back operation against vendors,  Chronicle - 2006-05-04
    Zimbabwe's health delivery system on its knees,  Zim Online - 2006-05-04
    Former cop nabbed for border jumping,  Sunday Mail - 2006-05-07
    A year after urban purge,  UN IRIN - 2006-05-08
    Massive brain drain hemorrhages security forces,  Zim Online - 2006-05-10
    Harare council demolishes new vending stalls,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-05-11
    Systematic labour exports helpful,  Herald - 2006-05-11
    Squatters rounded up in Zimbabwe capital,   - 2006-05-15
    Zimbabwean diaspora conference,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-05-16
    Rape and abuse of women rife in border jumping syndicates,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-05-16
    Assessment of impact of Murambatsvina,  Financial Gazette - 2006-05-17
    UK denies Paradza asylum,  The Herald - 2006-05-17
    Zimbabwean families reel under effects of Murambatsvina,  Zimbabwe Journalists.com - 2006-05-17
    Zimbabwean health workers call for approach to curb brain drain,  Xinhua - 2006-05-17
    Heated debate at IOM conference,  Zimbabwean - 2006-05-18
    Government warns touts who cheat travellers,  Chronicle - 2006-05-18
    Touts fuelling corruption at Beitbridge,  Herald - 2006-05-18
    Cosatu leader barred from entering Zim,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-05-19
    Police intensify border patrols,  Chronicle - 2006-05-20
    Osiphatheleni move base,  Chronicle - 2006-05-20
    Zimbabwe asylum seekers on the rise,  Zim Daily - 2006-05-23
    Mugabe lures fleeing professionals with jobs,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-05-24
    International aid workers kicked out,  Zimbabwean - 2006-05-25
    Border patrols start bearing fruit,  Herald - 2006-05-26
    Beitbridge chosen for one-stop project,  Herald - 2006-05-26
    Desperate Zimbabweans head south,  IWPR - 2006-05-31
    Sitting tight aboard a sinking ship,  Business Day - 2006-05-31
    Desperate Zimbabweans Head South,  IWPR - 2006-05-31