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July 2006

Regional
   Halting the Exodus of Health Professionals, National Post - 2005-07-07
   Tackling child labour, City Press - 2006-07-01
   Railways without borders mooted, Business Day - 2006-07-03
   UK strikes nurses off skills shortage list, Zimbabwe Journalists.com - 2006-07-06
   African States Sign Up to Fight Human Trafficking, Sapa-AFP - 2006-07-07
   Mobility, AIDS: New study seeks connection, Swazi Observer - 2006-07-07
   Crime syndicates pervade SADC, Sunday Mail - 2006-07-09
   Chinese sweep up African riches, Zimbabwe Journalists - 2006-07-17
   Plans launched to mitigate African brain drain, SciDev.Net - 2006-07-19

Angola
    Calls to Fight Border Jumping,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-07-05
    Angola Signs Accord Against Traffic Of Humans,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-07-09
    Illegal Foreigners Arrested,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-07-12
    Home Ministry Invests in Border Security,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-07-19
    Governor Denounces Illegal Immigration Network,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-07-24
Botswana
    Tlou Dismisses Foreign-Based Medics,   -
    Baka Nswazwi return home,  Midweek Sun - 2006-07-04
    Anti-illegal immigrant operation starts,  Mmegi - 2006-07-06
    MP Asks Improved Benefits For Nurses,  Mmegi - 2006-07-10
    Illegal immigrants to be caned,  Chronicle - 2006-07-12
    Botswana clamps down on illegal Zim immigrants,  Herald - 2006-07-12
    Non-citizen artisans hired to meet demand,  Botswana Daily News - 2006-07-17
    Specialists shun developing countries,  Botswana Gazette - 2006-07-19
    Citizen skills debate,  Mmegi - 2006-07-20
    Govt abandons electric fence,  Mmegi - 2006-07-21
    Mophane Proves Big Business in South Africa,  Mmegi - 2006-07-24
    Health Services in unhealthy state,  Midweek Sun - 2006-07-25
    Botswana abandons controversial project,  Chronicle - 2006-07-25
    Medical students refuse to come back home,  Botswana Gazette - 2006-07-26
    Botswana approves repatriation of villagers,  Chronicle - 2006-07-26
    Zimbabweans shot in Botswana,  Chronicle - 2006-07-27
    No plans to relax citizenship acquisition,  Mmegi - 2006-07-28
DRC
    Thousands Displaced as Fighting Continues,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2006-07-05
    Minerals Flow Abroad, Misery Remains,  Inter Press Service - 2006-07-05
    UN agencies assist thousands displaced,  UN IRIN - 2006-07-12
    Thousands of Congolese cross border to vote,  UN IRIN - 2006-07-28
Lesotho
    Textiles no longer hanging by a thread,  UN IRIN - 2006-07-03
    Clinics helping to keep much-needed doctors,  Houston Chronicle - 2006-07-09
Malawi
    NGO formed to combat human trafficking,  Daily Times - 2006-07-04
Mauritius
    Diaspora, Nations and Identity,  Mauritius Times - 2006-07-07
    Diaspora – Painting the Island in the Sun,  L’Express - 2006-07-25
Mozambique
    Country Slowly On Recovery Independent,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2006-07-07
    Illegal Immigrants Arrested in Niassa,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-07-13
    Bribery Denied in Sale of Textile Factory,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-07-30
Namibia
    Skills Shortage Hampers Ministry,  New Era - 2006-07-03
    Chief Appeals for Border Patrols,  New Era - 2006-07-04
    Caprivi Region’s Cycle of Poverty,  New Era - 2006-07-04
    Skills shortage hampering tourism,  Namibian - 2006-07-07
    Border posts in a mess,  Namibian - 2006-07-10
    Skills Anorexia Dogs Country,  New Era - 2006-07-14
    Business Booms at Border Post,  New Era - 2006-07-18
South Africa
    Young refugees have stories to tell,  Star - 2006-07-01
    ‘Leave’ is no answer to violence,  CNN News - 2006-07-03
    International staff get permit concessions,  Business Day - 2006-07-03
    Half a mission graduates unemployed in SADispatch,   - 2006-07-03
    Foreigners committing crime nothing new,  SABC News - 2006-07-04
    East Rand police arrest hundreds,  Star - 2006-07-04
    Limpopo Keen On Cross-Border Business,  New Era - 2006-07-05
    Plug in the drain of nurses from SA,  Daily News - 2006-07-05
    Home affairs to tighten security at borders,  SABC News - 2006-07-05
    Civic groups demand end to xenophobia,  Zim Online - 2006-07-05
    Congolese migrants cause chaos at Lindela,  IOL and Star - 2006-07-05
    South Africa tackles growing backlog in asylum applications,  UNHCR News - 2006-07-06
    Work Permit Breakthrough,  Financial Mail - 2006-07-07
    Skills shortage remains a problem,  Mail and Guardian - 2006-07-07
    Nowhere to go for Knysna’s Somalis,  Garden Route Reporter - 2006-07-07
    Crucial shortage of network skills looming,  Eastern Cape Herald - 2006-07-07
    Cops hail Joburg crime victory,  IAfrica - 2006-07-07
    Crisis looms as paramedics quit for better pay,  Sunday Times - 2006-07-09
    Thumbs down for refugees plea,  Business Day - 2006-07-10
    SA lack migration police to monitor movement,  SABC News - 2006-07-10
    Staff leave EC hospitals in droves,  Dispatch - 2006-07-11
    Tension as refugees and residents compete in Diepsloot,  Reuters Alertnet - 2006-07-12
    SA deports 35 000 Zimbabweans,  Chronicle - 2006-07-13
    SA nurses warned of dodgy recruiters,  Cape Argus - 2006-07-13
    Home Affairs Statement On Arrest of Foreigners,  DHA - 2006-07-14
    No work or school for new asylum seekers,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-07-14
    African artists experience xenophobia,  Daily News - 2006-07-14
    Illegal immigrants caught in raid,  IOL and Sapa - 2006-07-14
    ‘Iron Fist’ blitz on Hillbrow,  Star - 2006-07-14
    State hospitals in crisis as surgeon shortage hits,  Eastern Cape Herald - 2006-07-15
    Beit Bridge corruption scandal,  IOL and Sapa - 2006-07-15
    Register foreigners living in South Africa: Commentary,  Sunday Times - 2006-07-16
    Lack of data muddies crime role of foreigners,  Saturday Independent - 2006-07-16
    Operation Iron First leads to hundreds of arrests,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-07-17
    Limpopo hospitals taking strain from immigrants,  SABC News - 2006-07-17
    Home Affairs extreme makeover,  Mail and Guardian - 2006-07-17
    Positively xenophobic,  Business Day - 2006-07-18
    Illegal immigration needs economic solution,  SABC News - 2006-07-18
    Immigration can play role in economic growth,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-07-19
    Deporting illegal aliens futile says minister,  Cape Argus - 2006-07-19
    ZEF pleads for media balance on xenophobia,  Zimbabwean - 2006-07-20
    SA lawyers demand release of asylum seekers,  Zim Online - 2006-07-20
    Zimbabweans arrested in South African police raid,  SW Radio Africa Zimbabwe News - 2006-07-20
    Farm workers Slowly Waking Up to HIV/Aids,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2006-07-20
    Home Affairs denies delay at refugee office,  Cape Times - 2006-07-20
    Drive to deport immigrants an exercise in futility,  Pretoria News - 2006-07-20
    Diaspora – South Africa’s Homecoming Revolution,  The Reporter - 2006-07-22
    A grim traffic in lives,  Natal Witness - 2006-07-22
    Zim exodus overwhelms SA,  Sunday Times - 2006-07-23
    Scrambling for Africa,  Sunday Times - 2006-07-23
    River is border between poverty and humiliation,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-07-23
    Skills Lack Threatens Refinery Shutdowns,  Business Day - 2006-07-24
    SA deports 51000 Zimbabwean immigrants,  Zim Online - 2006-07-24
    Zimbabweans Blamed for South African Crime,  IWPR - 2006-07-27
    Welcome worn out for foreigners,  UN IRIN - 2006-07-27
    Somali workers killed at spaza shop,  Eastern Cape Herald - 2006-07-27
    SA must combat xenophobia says Deputy Minister,  Sowetan - 2006-07-27
    Hospital Vacancies Affect Health Care,  Sapa - 2006-07-27
    Raiding police treated us like animals,  Star - 2006-07-27
    Lack of Skills Burdens Sector,  Financial Mail - 2006-07-28
    Skills Shortage in Construction Sector,  Business Day - 2006-07-29
    SA nurses are coming home,  Sunday Times - 2006-07-30
    Xenophobia has an economic cost,  UN IRIN - 2006-07-31
    Refugee says pastor called her names,  Cape Times - 2006-07-31
    Refugee expertise helping local pupils learn,  Cape Argue - 2006-07-31
Swaziland
    Employees stranded,  Swazi Observer - 2006-07-08
    Police nab illegal traders of South African origin,  Swazi Observer - 2006-07-26
Tanzania
    Government bans foreign tour guides,  Daily News - 2006-07-05
    Congolese refugees ferried home,  UNHCR News - 2006-07-07
    Burundian refugees return home,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-07-08
    Long, illegal trek into SA,  Daily News - 2006-07-12
    Embattled Pastoralists in East Africa,  The New Times - 2006-07-12
    Congolese arts wins acclaim,  UNHCR News - 2006-07-13
    Strict vetting for ‘foreign’ degrees,  Daily News - 2006-07-17
    Zanzibar woos SA investors,  Financial Times - 2006-07-19
    Border residents invade ‘no man’s land’,  Arusha Times - 2006-07-22
    More foreigners visit Tanzania,  Daily News - 2006-07-26
Zambia
    Refugees will never forget Zambia,  Sunday Times - 2006-07-02
    Illegal Immigrants Rounded Up,  Times of Zambia - 2006-07-03
    Re-opened Victoria Falls bridge,  Times of Zambia - 2006-07-08
    Human rights body on deportation of illegal immigrants,  Post of Zambia - 2006-07-14
    Angola to provide plane for refugees,  Post of Zambia - 2006-07-14
    Immigration proposes flat visa fees for tourists,  Post of Zambia - 2006-07-18
    Influx of Zimbabwean traders,  Xinhua - 2006-07-26
Zimbabwe
    Refurbishment of Transfrontier Park begins,  Chronicle - 2006-07-03
    Country to Train Ophthalmic Nurses,  The Herald - 2006-07-03
    Remittances Slow the Slide Into Ruin,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2006-07-04
    Asylum tribunal hearing begins in London,  Zimbabwe Journalists.com - 2006-07-04
    Zim hopes for Chinese investment,  Chronicle - 2006-07-06
    SA business stays invested in Zim,  Mail and Guardian - 2006-07-07
    Cross border traders stranded at border post,  Chronicle - 2006-07-08
    Harare blocks cross-border food hunt,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-07-09
    Refugees revolt, accuse UNHCR of ‘neglect’,  Standard - 2006-07-09
    Health turmoil in Zimbabwe,  Zimbabwe Journalists.com - 2006-07-10
    Home Office versus Zimbabwean asylum seekers,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-07-13
    Zimbabwe doctors down tools,  Zim Online - 2006-07-14
    Chirundu border post renovations near completion,  Sunday News - 2006-07-16
    Govt orders striking Zim doctors back to work,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-07-17
    Immigration officer arrested for corruption,  Chronicle - 2006-07-19
    Govt hailed for developing Beitbridge,  Chronicle - 2006-07-19
    Zim, Zambia to Educated Cross-Border Traders,  The Herald - 2006-07-20
    Border Touts resurface with new tricks,  Chronicle - 2006-07-20
    Cross border traders wasting forex,  Chronicle - 2006-07-22
    Ruralisation is the new trend,  UN IRIN - 2006-07-26
    Zim’s health delivery system on deathbed,  Zimbabwean - 2006-07-27
    Passport scam unearthed in Beitbridge,  Chronicle - 2006-07-27
    Zimbabwean nurses face uncertain future in UK,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-07-28
    Cross-Border Traders Enjoy New Lease Of Life,  The Herald (Harare) - 2006-07-29
    Zim nurses in UK soon jobless,  Sunday News - 2006-07-30
    Masses flee from Mugabe economy,  Zimbabwe Situation and The Australian - 2006-07-31