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September 2006

Regional
   Regional Integration in the Face of Xenophobia, The Post - 2006-09-02
   SADC must facilitate free circulation of people, AIM - 2006-09-05
   African brain drain, Mail and Guardian - 2006-09-05
   The flicker of a brighter future, The Economist - 2006-09-07
   Is Brain Drain Robbing Poor to Pay for the Rich, IPS - 2006-09-07
   Tap Migration Benefits – UNFPA, The New Times - 2006-09-08
   Africa must review its management of migration, Angola Press Agency - 2006-09-09
   UN conference on migration calls for international cooperation, Xinhua - 2006-09-16
   Brain drain: Zimbabwe worst affected, Sunday Mail - 2006-09-24
   South Africa’s firms trigger backlash, Christian Science Monitor - 2006-09-26
   Kavango-Zambeze Project Amounted at USD 23 Million, Angola Press Agency - 2006-09-27

Angola
    Angola Removes Visa Requirements for Namibians,  Namibian Economist - 2006-09-01
    No Reason for Angolans to Live Abroad,  NEWS - 2006-09-03
    Angolan refugee begins a new life in Canada,  UNHCR News - 2006-09-04
    Over 70,000 Foreigners Live in Angola,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-09-05
    More Attractive Immigration Laws,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-09-05
    Governor Worried About Border Jumping,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-09-05
    Angola Is Starting Point For World Migration,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-09-05
    Angolan refugees go home,  UN IRIN - 2006-09-13
    Angola seeks aid for refugees,  Sunday Times - 2006-09-13
    Illegal Foreigners Repatriated,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-09-25
Botswana
    Botswana Health Care System – Opinion,  Mmegi - 2006-09-01
    Close to 3000 Chinese Botswana,  BOPA - 2006-09-04
    Botswana, Cuba sign health agreement,  Mmegi - 2006-09-05
    Prostitutes Cry Out For Help,  Botswana Gazette - 2006-09-06
    Tales Of A Sex Worker,  Mmegi - 2006-09-11
    Ba-ka-Nswazwi to return from exile,  BOPA - 2006-09-18
    Botswana-Zim in talks over Post,  Mmegi - 2006-09-19
    The Informal Sector And Its South African Connection,  Mmegi - 2006-09-25
DRC
    “We want to go home,” say Katanga’s displaced,  UN IRIN - 2006-09-07
    More money needed for displaced persons,  UN IRIN - 2006-09-08
    Refugee Agency to Help South Sudanese Return From DR Congo,  UN News Service - 2006-09-12
    Sudanese Refugees Return Home,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2006-09-14
    The misery of the DRC’s prostitutes,  Sunday Times - 2006-09-27
Lesotho
Malawi
    Nigerian runs away from court,  Daily Times - 2006-09-04
    Immigration corners deportees,  Daily Times - 2006-09-04
    Court releases Somalis,  Malawi Nation - 2006-09-04
    Unwanted foreigners must go,  Malawi Nation - 2006-09-09
    Court acquits Immigration boss,  The Nation Online - 2006-09-26
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Mozambique and Zimbabwe Mark Their Border,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-09-12
Namibia
    Women Trafficked for Sexual Exploitation,  New Era - 2006-09-01
    Must Women Migrate to Survive?,  New Era - 2006-09-12
    Angry Mob Attacks Chinese,  New Era - 2006-09-14
    Refugees Commissioner Faces Tough Challenge,  New Era - 2006-09-18
    Zimbabwean vendors paint Windhoek red,  New Era (Namibia) - 2006-09-26
    More Cubans to Help Out,  New Era - 2006-09-26
South Africa
    Pharmacist brain-drain,  Beeld - 2006-09-01
    Somalis scared to return to Masiphumelele,  Cape Times - 2006-09-01
    Somali attacks continue,  Cape Times - 2006-09-01
    Immigration officers’ strike called off,  IOL and Star - 2006-09-01
    Somalis find xenophobia in SA,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-09-01
    ‘We didn’t come here to be killed’ say Somalis,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-09-01
    African Brain Drain,  Mail and Guardian, - 2006-09-01
    Fierce competition blamed for deadly attacks,  Cape Argus - 2006-09-02
    Kiwi decision on SA doctors sparks outrage,  Sunday Argus - 2006-09-03
    Illegal immigrants fume at their treatment in Lindela,  Sunday Independent - 2006-09-03
    Another Somali trader targeted,  Eastern Cape Herald - 2006-09-03
    Aids conference delegates seek asylum in Canada,  Sunday Independent - 2006-09-03
    ‘106 Somalis killed in PE since 1997’,  Sunday Argus - 2006-09-03
    A long and arduous journey,  Sunday Tribune - 2006-09-03
    More Somalis murdered,  Cape Argus - 2006-09-04
    Cape identified as top xenophobic hotspot,  Cape Times - 2006-09-04
    Somali shopkeeper critical after attack,  Cape Times - 2006-09-05
    SA Tourism sets sights on 10-million foreigners,  Business Day - 2006-09-05
    Illegal immigrants to appear on drug charges,  Bua News - 2006-09-05
    Xenophobia not the issue,  People’s Post - 2006-09-05
    South African ‘brain drain’ bring reversed,  Star - 2006-09-06
    Influx of cross-border shoppers,  Daily Dispatch - 2006-09-06
    Smaller cities growing rapidly,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-09-06
    Police appeal to Somali leadership,  Cape Times - 2006-09-06
    Lawyer slams report of HIV asylum seekers,  IOL - 2006-09-06
    Call for cool heads on Somali issue,  Cape Argus - 2006-09-06
    State meets Somalis to help resolve violence,  Cape Argus - 2006-09-07
    Silence around murder of Somalis speaks volumes,  Business Day - 2006-09-07
    Refugee offices closed,  Zimbabwean - 2006-09-07
    Another Somalian murdered in Cape Town,  SABC News - 2006-09-07
    Somali refugees swapped hell on earth for fear,  Cape Argus - 2006-09-07
    Nigerians, Malawians faking being Zimbabweans,  AND Network - 2006-09-09
    Attacks on Somalis put down to jealousy and racism,  Star - 2006-09-09
    Life’s Hard; Then You Become a Refugee,  The Nation - 2006-09-10
    Rights of ‘illegal’ immigrants abused,  Business Day - 2006-09-11
    Illegal immigrants nabbed during police raid,  IOL and Sapa - 2006-09-12
    Ten Zimbabweans Perish in House Fire,  VOA - 2006-09-13
    Xenophobic attacks on Somalis condemned,  Cape Times - 2006-09-13
    Zimbabweans bear the brunt of SA abuse,  Zimbabwean - 2006-09-14
    Nine suspects held for attacks on Somalis,  IOL - 2006-09-15
    Minister urges UN to involve migrants in relevant debate,  Bua News - 2006-09-15
    Move to ease law on foreign workers,  Business Day - 2006-09-15
    Somali refugees fear deadly violence in Cape Town,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-09-17
    Police hunt smuggling syndicate,  Sunday Tribune - 2006-09-17
    Congolese refugees reluctant to return home,  AND Network - 2006-09-18
    Border patrols net 87 people,  Star - 2006-09-18
    Somalian shop owner killed in Western Cape,  Citizen - 2006-09-19
    Zimbabwe migrants ‘are not criminals’ says Deputy President,  Cape Argus - 2006-09-21
    SA benefits from Zim workers,  Daily Dispatch - 2006-09-21
    Foreigners have a lot to offer,  Sunday Tribune - 2006-09-24
    South Africa deports 3000 Malawians,  AND Network - 2006-09-25
    SA’s shopping malls lure continent’s traders,  Mail & Guardian (SA) - 2006-09-25
    Somalians win right to state’s help,  Pretoria News - 2006-09-25
    Home Affairs loses its fifth director-general,  MoneyWeb - 2006-09-26
    Stop denial about Somali attacks,  Cape Times - 2006-09-27
    Record Highs for SA Tourism,  BuaNews - 2006-09-27
    Home Affairs Loses Another Chief,  Business Day - 2006-09-27
    City crime hotspots exposed,  Pretoria News - 2006-09-28
    Home Affairs recruits refugees,  Cape Argus - 2006-09-29
    African tourists shop till they drop,  Pretoria News - 2006-09-29
Swaziland
    Two Congolese deported,  Swazi Observer - 2006-09-08
    Documents for sale,  Times of Swaziland - 2006-09-10
    Strict laws to combat illegal immigrants,  Swazi Observer - 2006-09-20
Tanzania
    Zambian, Tanzanian villagers clash over trader’s death,  IPP Media and Guardian - 2006-09-01
    Tanzania to Scrap Visa Fees,  The Monitor - 2006-09-01
    Rwandese illegal immigrants sent home,  Daily News - 2006-09-01
    Peace reign at Tanzania-Zambia border,  Daily News - 2006-09-02
    Border temporarily closed after chaos,  IPP Media and Guardian - 2006-09-02
    Tanzania, Zambia seal pact to strengthen ties after border riot,  Xinhua - 2006-09-04
    Indian ladies deported on arrival,  This Day - 2006-09-04
    East African States Set to Harmonise Labour Policies,  The East African - 2006-09-05
    Customs Offices to Be Moved,  The Nation - 2006-09-06
    Bangladeshi nations arrested for illegal entry,  Daily News - 2006-09-14
    Local official to monitor foreign officials without work permits,  Arusha Times - 2006-09-16
    Illegal immigrants seen as threat to security, development,  IPP Media and Guardian - 2006-09-22
    Mwanza nets 100 illegal immigrants,  Daily News - 2006-09-26
    Somali nations arrested at Namanga border,  Daily News - 2006-09-27
    Illegal immigrants invade Dar,  Daily News - 2006-09-29
Zambia
    Riots force Zambia to close border,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-09-01
    Nakonde border closed,  Times of Zambia - 2006-09-01
    Two Nakonde cops nabbed,  Times of Zambia - 2006-09-04
    Cross borders put up trade zones,  ZNBC - 2006-09-08
    Angolan refugees to lose status,  ZNBC - 2006-09-08
    Nurses given pat on the back,  ZBNC - 2006-09-13
    Food Production Declines As Angolan Refugees Go Home,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2006-09-13
    Zimbabwe businesses set up shop in Zambia,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2006-09-17
    Incoming voters congest border post,  Times of Zambia - 2006-09-28
Zimbabwe
    Reversing the brain drain,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2006-09-01
    Thousands throng makeshift Malawian Embassy,  Sunday News - 2006-09-03
    Seven nabbed for touting in Beitbridge,  Sunday News - 2006-09-03
    Incentives to stop Zimbabwe skills exodus,  Zimbabwean Situation - 2006-09-04
    New currency already working overtime,  Zimbabwean - 2006-09-06
    More white Zim farmers welcomed in Nigeria,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-09-06
    Cross-border cattle rustling,  Zimbabwean - 2006-09-06
    Planned illegal entry thwarted,  Daily Mirror - 2006-09-07
    Migration affects police recruitment,  Daily Mirror - 2006-09-08
    Britain in dilemma over deportations,  Daily Mirror - 2006-09-08
    Doctors start registering for district deployment,  Herald - 2006-09-11
    Zimbabwe deports SA youth leaders,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-09-13
    Senior immigration officers arrested,  Herald - 2006-09-13
    Policy inconsistencies rile doctors,  Herald - 2006-09-13
    Murambatsvina strikes again,  Financial Gazette - 2006-09-14
    Asylum seeker gave six women HIV,  Daily Mail - 2006-09-14
    Hundreds march against UK deportations,  Zimbabwe Journalists - 2006-09-17
    Failed asylum seekers take their fight to Labour,  Zimbabwe Journalists - 2006-09-17
    Plans to open border 24 hours,  Chronicle - 2006-09-18
    Brain drain hits mining sector,  Chronicle - 2006-09-19
    Displaced Zimbabwe white farmers head for Ghana,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-09-23
    Only half of Zimbabwe’s key health posts filled,  Sapa - 2006-09-24
    Health services sector hardest hit,  Sunday Mail - 2006-09-24
    Brain drain hits motor industry,  Sunday Mirror - 2006-09-24
    Allocate more resources for primary care nurses,  Chronicle - 2006-09-25
    Hospitals Haemorrhaging Staff Through Brain Drain,  VOA - 2006-09-26
    Poor record in combating human trafficking,  Sapa-AP - 2006-09-27
    IOM in heated meeting with Zimbabweans,  SW Radio Africa - 2006-09-27
    Removals of Failed Asylum Seekers Put On Hold,  Zimbabwe Journalists - 2006-09-27