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February 2005

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Angola
    Police analyse electronic border surveillance,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-02-14
    Means to fight illegal diamond seeking,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-02-17
    Angola's illegal diamond trade curbed,  Sapa - 2005-02-18
    Government loses millions to illegal diamond prospecting,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-02-18
    Foreigners border jumping,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-02-21
    Police announce tighter border control,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-02-22
    Angola cracks down on illegal diamond prospectors,  Mail & Guardian Online - 2005-02-22
    Portuguese lessons give hope to returning refugees,  Irinnews.org - 2005-02-23
    Government must act now on AIDS, warns UN envoy,  Irinnews.org - 2005-02-28
    Homecoming not so sweet for some refugees,  UNRIN - 2006-02-19
Botswana
    Zimbabwean gets five strokes of the cane,  The Midweek Sun - 2005-02-02
    Police sjambok migrants,  The Midweek Sun - 2005-02-02
    Stop harboring illegal immigrants, says MP,  Daily News - 2005-02-03
    Zimbabweans brutalized in Botswana,  Chronicle - 2005-02-03
    Botswana gets tough on illegal immigrants,  The Daily News - 2005-02-08
    MP criticizes foreigner Asian traders,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-10
    Botswana MP warning on illegal Immigration,  The Daily News (Harare) - 2005-02-10
    MP lashes out at foreigners,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-15
    Immigration officer in court for corruption,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-15
    Botswana restrict foreigners trading,  Sapa - 2005-02-15
    Cabinet locks out foreigners from trade,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-16
    Editorial: Exposing wrong-doing is not xenophobia,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-18
    Lawyer receives death threat,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-22
    Leading academic faces deportation,  Irinnews.org - 2005-02-22
    Groundswell of support for Good,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-22
    Professor Good declared a PI,  The Botswana Gazette - 2005-02-22
    Are they real immigration consultants?,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-22
    UB students protest deportation order,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-23
    Opinion: Attack on scholarship,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-23
    Academic's expulsion raises questions,  Business Day - 2005-02-23
    Electrified border fence hailed,  UNRIN - 2005-02-23
    Botswana government critic faces deportation,  The Daily News - 2005-02-23
    Botswana camp fight against HIV and AIDS,  UNHCR - 2005-02-24
    What democracy? Says Good,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-24
    Hero's welcome for Good,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-24
    Court defers ruling in deportation case,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-25
    Church leaders criticize Good's deportation,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-02-25
    Immigration maintain files on non-citizens,  Dailynews - 2005-02-25
    Botswana relations with Zimbabwe "good",  The Sunday Mirror - 2005-02-27
    Botswana professor deportation case raises fears,  Sabc News - 2005-02-27
    Critic wins temporary reprieve against deportation,  Sapa - 2005-02-28
    Statement on deportation order,  World Press Freedom Committee - 2005-02-28
DRC
    Relief operation begins for displaced civilians,  UNRIN - 2005-01-08
    Refugee influx into Uganda,  UNRIN - 2005-02-03
    UN Shelters thousand fleeing DRC violence,  Sapa - 2005-02-04
    DRC and Rwanda prepare for joint border patrol,  Sapa - 2005-02-08
    Renewed fighting drives refugees across the border,  UNRIN - 2005-02-10
    More than 100,000 refugees back home in DRC,  Sapa - 2005-02-10
    New crisis looms in DRC,  Mail & Guardian Online - 2005-02-17
    Killings in Northern DR Congo displace 70,000,  Sapa - 2005-02-22
    Return of 153,000 Congolese refugees delayed,  The East African - 2005-02-28
Lesotho
Malawi
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Namibian, Angola maritime boundary delimitation,  New Era - 2005-02-04
    Giant textile firm to improve workers' conditions,  Irinnews.org - 2005-02-07
    Refugees now have access to employment and education,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-02-14
    Street vendors face uphill struggle,  New Era - 2005-02-16
    Frustrated nurses resign in droves,  New Era - 2005-02-18
    Street traders' hopes dashed,  New Era - 2005-02-22
    Namibian in move to tighten its tax laws,  Business Day - 2005-02-24
    Brain drain calls for compensation,  New Era - 2005-02-25
    Labour Minister meets former migrants,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-03-02
Namibia
    Namibian banks still in hands of foreigners,  Business Report - 2005-02-25
South Africa
    Computer gift will help break asylum backlog,  Cape Argus - 2005-01-10
    Begging to get off the street,  UNRIN - 2005-02-01
    Curbs on immigrants 'Will deter investors',  Business Day - 2005-02-01
    Public to comment on proposed immigration regulations,  Cape Times - 2005-02-01
    Immigration regulations up for comment,  Daily Dispatch - 2005-02-01
    Business chambers to take stock of immigration proposals,  Business Day - 2005-02-02
    Ill-starred immigration law,  Business Day - 2005-02-02
    Immigration rules,  Business Day - 2005-02-02
    Visitors tell of ordeal over kid's passport,  Cape Argus - 2005-02-03
    Blitz on Joburg's beggars,  Star - 2005-02-03
    Nigerians bust for cocaine, heroine,  Sundaytimes.co.za - 2005-02-04
    Hundreds of blind Zimbabweans in Joburg,  Star - 2005-02-04
    SA Police round up Zimbabwe's blind beggars,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2005-02-05
    ID theft common,  Star - 2005-02-05
    Zanu PF offices in SA attacked,  The Daily News - 2005-02-07
    SA investments in Zimbabwe unprotected,  Pretoria News - 2005-02-09
    Home Affairs gets new computers,  BuaNews - 2005-02-09
    SA farmers challenge Zimbabwe land grab,  The Daily News - 2005-02-10
    ARV's elusive for refugees and immigrants,  Inter Press Service - 2005-02-10
    Report on Lindela deportation centre,  UNRIN - 2005-02-10
    SA to start importing skills, says DG,  BuaNews - 2005-02-10
    Call for police restraint over blind beggars,  The Daily News - 2005-02-11
    Drive to bring skills home,  Sunday Independent - 2005-02-11
    Foreign students contribute R1,7bn in forex,  Dispatch.co.za - 2005-02-14
    Illegal workers a problem,  Business Day - 2005-02-14
    False immigration permits the victim's responsibility,  Business Day - 2005-02-14
    Restriction on dual passport eased,  Business Day - 2005-02-14
    SA opens doors to African tourists,  BuaNews Online - 2005-02-15
    SA immigration to get face-lift,  Sapa - 2005-02-15
    Cosatu pushes ahead with Zimbabwe border blockade,  UNRIN - 2005-02-17
    Land registration may be regulated,  Sunday Times - 2005-02-17
    Skills to be imported,  Financial Mail - 2005-02-18
    Organised crime involved in identity theft,  Sabc News - 2005-02-22
    Strong rand keeps tourists away,  Business Day - 2005-02-23
    Home Affairs makes exception for Zimbabwe trade unionist,  Sapa - 2005-02-23
    More arrests expected in passport scam,  Sunday Times - 2005-02-23
    Nurses look for work overseas,  The Witness - 2005-02-23
    Cosatu sets date for Zimbabwe blockade,  The Daily News (Harare) - 2005-02-24
    Security at border post to be improved,  Bua News - 2005-02-24
    Police nab corrupt officials,  Bua News - 2005-02-24
    Relief on the cards for skilled expats,  Business Day - 2005-02-24
    Cape Town refugee office criticized,  Cape Times - 2005-02-24
    Foreign buyers debate raises questions,  Cape Argus - 2005-02-25
    New immigration rules in force soon,  The Sunday Times - 2005-02-27
    Meeting on international migrants kicks off,  BuaNews (Pretoria) - 2005-02-28
    Preying on desperate refugees,  Cape Times - 2005-02-28
Swaziland
    Mozambican enter Swaziland illegally,  Times of Swaziland - 2005-02-06
Tanzania
    Uncertainty, rains, undermine refugee repatriation,  Irinnews - 2005-02-01
    Warning to foreigners involved in land deals,  Arusha Times - 2005-02-11
    Foreigners jailed over guns, ammo,  Ippmedia.com - 2005-02-15
    Violence flares up at Zambia border,  Ippmedia.com - 2005-02-19
    Tanzania invites retired foreigners to share skills,  Arusha Times - 2005-02-26
    Return of 153,000 Congolese refugees delayed,  The East African News - 2005-02-28
    Tanzania not about to deport refugees,  The East African News - 2005-02-28
Zambia
    Indian farmers to be given land,  Times of Zambia - 2005-02-01
    Tanzanians seek Zambian education,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-02-04
    Zambia making the most of tourism boom,  Sunday Tribune - 2005-02-13
    Immigration deports 29,  Times of Zambia - 2005-02-16
    Foreign students abusing permits,  Sunday Times of Zambia - 2005-02-19
    31,000 refugees to be repatriated,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-02-24
    31 Congolese PIs flushed out,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-02-27
    Congolese refugees in no hurry to return,  UNRIN - 2005-02-28
Zimbabwe
    Universities urged to remunerate lecturers adequately,  The Sunday Mail - 0000-00-00
    Cosatu not welcome,  The Herald - 2005-02-01
    Mdladlana tells Cosatu not to go to Harare,  Business Day - 2005-02-01
    Cosatu's planned second visit to Zimbabwe condemned,  The Herald - 2005-02-01
    Zimbabwe threatens to jail South Africa union members,  www.iol.co.za - 2005-02-01
    Zimbabwe, South Africa to set up one-stop border post,  The Herald - 2005-02-01
    Zimbabweans abroad seek leave to vote in March polls,  The Herald - 2005-02-01
    Zimbabwe exiles petition supreme court over vote,  New Zimbabwe.com - 2005-02-01
    Expatriate Zimbabweans seek to overturn ban on voting,  Sapa - 2005-02-01
    Cosatu delegation deported again,  UNRIN - 2005-02-02
    Cosatu lands in Harare, authorities refuse them entry,  Sabc News - 2005-02-02
    Cosatu to meet Zim unionists in Limpopo,  Sapa - 2005-02-02
    Cosatu to meet ZCTU at Beit Bridge,  Sunday Times - 2005-02-02
    Zimbabwe's white farmers range far afield,  Sapa - 2005-02-02
    Zimbabwe unionists fear arrest after Cosatu talks,  Sapa - 2005-02-03
    Civil society attacks Zimbabwe government over Cosatu deportation,  The Daily News - 2005-02-03
    MDC condemns Cosatu deportation,  The Daily News - 2005-02-03
    Cosatu barred,  The Herald - 2005-02-03
    Cabinet notes treatment of Cosatu delegation,  BuaNews - 2005-02-03
    Second Cosatu visit lasts 30 minutes,  Financial Gazette - 2005-02-03
    UK based Zimbabwean journalists launched association,  The Daily News - 2005-02-04
    Cosatu plans to blockade Zimbabwe's borders,  UNRIN - 2005-02-04
    Zimbabwe risks isolation over Cosatu deportation,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-02-04
    RBZ launches homelink company,  The Herald Online - 2005-02-04
    CIO members arrested and deported from SA,  The Daily News - 2005-02-07
    Farmers uprooted by Mugabe seek new life in Nigeria,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-02-08
    Cosatu, Zim unionists regroup south of the border,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-02-08
    Cosatu, ZCTU threaten to blockade Zim borders,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-02-08
    Cosatu defends visits to Zimbabwe,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-02-08
    Exiled Zimbabwean farmers flourish in Nigeria,  The Daily News - 2005-02-08
    Zimbabwe bans visiting trade unions,  Themercury.co.za - 2005-02-11
    We're not being harassed, say deportees,  The Herald Online - 2005-02-12
    Zimbabweans in diaspora expected to utilize housing facility,  The Sunday Mail - 2005-02-13
    Police arrest 26 illegal immigrants,  The Herald Online - 2005-02-15
    Zimbabwe tightening its grip on foreign journalists,  ZWNews.com - 2005-02-17
    Trader's leaders released from remand,  The Herald Online - 2005-02-18
    Governor appoints experienced board,  Financial Gazette Online - 2005-02-20
    Journalists go into hiding,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2005-02-21
    Four journalists flee Zimbabwe after police raids,  Sapa - 2005-02-22
    Expatriate Zimbabweans go to court to win right to vote,  Sapa - 2005-02-23
    Charles Taylor's cronies seek asylum in Zimbabwe,  Liberian Observer - 2005-02-23
    Nigeria welcomes white farmers,  Institute for war and peace reporting (London) news - 2005-02-23
    Zimbabwe urged to allow foreign journalists,  The Daily News - 2005-02-24
    Zimbabwe might deregister NGOs,  News24.com - 2005-02-24
    Homelink call centre opens,  The Herald - 2005-02-24