SOUTHERN AFRICAN MIGRATION PROJECT

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October 2006

Regional
   Africa Thrives On Remittances, Sunday Times - 2006-10-08
   SADC need to streamline, Mail & Guardian - 2006-10-26
   Scrap visa requirements in SADC, Chronicle - 2006-10-27

Angola
    Refugees Return From Zambia,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-10-02
    Country Among Main Destinations For Illegal Migration,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-10-03
    Fight Against Illegal Immigration,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-10-05
    Illegal Immigration Hinders Economic Development,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-10-06
    Repatriation Of Angolan Refugees in DRC Resumes,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-10-11
    New Immigrant Services Chief Has Tough Job,  All Africa - 2006-10-29
Botswana
    Ministry of Health in Massive Recruitment Exercise,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2006-10-12
    Work permits discourage investors,  BOPA - 2006-10-25
    Vigilante groups chasing Zimbabweans,  Chronicle - 2006-10-25
    Refugees apply for citizenship,  BOPA - 2006-10-25
    Xenophobia Against Zimbabweans Persists,  The Herald - 2006-10-25
    Illegal immigrants campaign launched,  Mmegi - 2006-10-26
    Campaign again illegal immigrants in Botswana,  SW Radio Africa - 2006-10-27
    Batswana Fall Victim In Anti-Immigrant Operation,  Mmegi - 2006-10-30
    Botswana condemned over mass deportations,  African News Dimension - 2006-10-31
DRC
    Final phase of repatriation for Angolans in DRC,  UNHCR News - 2006-10-13
    Turning Brain Drain Into Brain Gain,  IPS - 2006-10-22
    Burundians return home from the DRC,  UNHCR News - 2006-10-23
Lesotho
    Minister calls for sustained cooperation with Lesotho,  Bua News - 2006-10-30
Malawi
    Zimbabwean Deportees Stranded In Malawi,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-10-10
    Malawi-Mozambique border to open 24 hours,  Daily Times - 2006-10-17
    Deported Zimbabwean living in Malawi squalor,  The Zimbabwean - 2006-10-19
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Desperate Zimbabweans flood Mozambique,  Zimbabwean - 2006-10-19
Namibia
    Angolans in Majority at Osire,  New Era - 2006-10-02
    Strike looms at Ramatex factory,  Namibian - 2006-10-04
    Namibian to Study in Cuba,  New Era - 2006-10-05
    One Step Closer to Transfrontier Park,  The Namibian - 2006-10-10
    No Visas Necessary Between Nam/Angola,  The Namibian - 2006-10-11
    Ramatex Workers to Down Tools,  New Era - 2006-10-12
    Conservation Without Borders,  The Namibian - 2006-10-12
    Border customs chief suspended over tax fraud,  Namibian - 2006-10-12
    Ramatex Strike Successful,  New Era - 2006-10-16
    Goodbye to Visas Between Namibia and Angola,  New Era - 2006-10-16
    Zimbabweans targeted in Namibia,  Zim Greats - 2006-10-19
South Africa
    Somali Shop-keepers’ Lives Shattered by Violent Attacks,  Washington Post - 2006-10-01
    Home Affairs DG told to ‘go now’,  Weekend Argus - 2006-10-01
    Somalis in Cape Town,  Business Day - 2006-10-02
    Somali shopkeeper gunned down,  Cape Times - 2006-10-02
    Black mark for Home Affairs,  Business Day - 2006-10-02
    Somalis live in fear in South Africa,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-10-03
    Chavalala appointed acting DG in Home Affairs Department,  Cape Times - 2006-10-03
    Skills Gap Threatens the Grand Plan for Growth,  Cape Argus - 2006-10-04
    SA’s Woes Spark Exodus of Skills,  Cape Argus - 2006-10-05
    SA grateful for UN support for refuge programme,  Bua News - 2006-10-05
    Overload forces asylum review,  Cape Argus - 2006-10-05
    Law on foreign workers not final,  Business Day - 2006-10-06
    Illegal immigrant seriously injured,  Zoutnet - 2006-10-06
    Forget race, retain necessary skills say Leon,  Citizen - 2006-10-06
    Where have all the whites gone,  Natal Witness - 2006-10-07
    The census shrunk the white population,  Sunday Independent - 2006-10-08
    Cross-border trade,  Sunday Tribune - 2006-10-08
    Amendment compounds problems of skills import,  Business Day - 2006-10-09
    SA shopping malls luring Africa’s traders,  Star and Reuters - 2006-10-10
    Africa grumbles under a wave of SA commercial ‘colonialism’,  Business Day - 2006-10-10
    Tolerance a test for township dwellers,  Cape Argus - 2006-10-11
    Somalians targeted for murder by local rivals,  Cape Argus - 2006-10-11
    SA Urged to Attract African Skills for 2010,  BuaNews - 2006-10-11
    Somali community in Cape Town,  Cape Argus - 2006-10-11
    Local companies hunt the homesick,  Star - 2006-10-11
    Sting at Home Affairs,  Natal Witness - 2006-10-12
    Police corruption in Joburg: new claims,  Citizen - 2006-10-12
    Local businessmen behind attacks on Somalis,  Star - 2006-10-12
    Escaping from one genocide only to experience another,  Star - 2006-10-12
    Refugee tells of pastor’s alleged xenophobia,  Cape Argus - 2006-10-13
    Immigrants are victims,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-10-13
    Human trafficking: 4 Asians held,  One posed as home affairs official - 2006-10-13
    City Developers Face Residents’ Anger,  Business Day - 2006-10-13
    Xenophobia motivates Somali attacks,  Mail and Guardian - 2006-10-13
    Sorry state of affairs at Home Affairs,  Sunday Times - 2006-10-15
    SA police unleashed violence on foreigners’ businesses,  African News Dimension - 2006-10-16
    Zimbabweans denied right to work and education,  SW Radio Africa - 2006-10-17
    The Pain Of Would-be Refugees,  Zimbabwe Journalists - 2006-10-18
    Home affairs bows to ZEF pressure,  Zimbabwean - 2006-10-19
    Somalis under siege in South Africa,  BBC News - 2006-10-20
    SA police sexually abusing Zim women,  Zim Greats - 2006-10-20
    Rasool meets beleaguered Somalis,  Cape Argus - 2006-10-22
    SA and Somali traders create business forum,  Cape Times - 2006-10-23
    Home affairs digitises millions of fingerprint files,  Bua News - 2006-10-23
    SA academic denied entry into us,  Sapa - 2006-10-24
    Why thousands are leaving home for a life of fear,  Times (UK) - 2006-10-25
    Labour Agreement With Lesotho Govt,  BuaNews - 2006-10-25
    Foreign workers law must say – Cosatu,  Business Day - 2006-10-25
    Zimbabweans take SA minister to court,  Zimbabwean - 2006-10-26
    Zimbabweans tackle crime in SA,  Zimbabwean - 2006-10-26
    Xenophobic arrests costs SA police US$1 million,  African News Dimensions - 2006-10-26
    SA tightens visa laws,  Chronicle - 2006-10-26
    SA police told to stop harassing Zimbabweans,  Zim Greats - 2006-10-26
    SA demands security deposit from Zim visitors,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-10-26
    Attacks on Somalis have Cabinet worried,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-10-26
    Asian visitors face visa hurdles,  Business Week - 2006-10-26
    The Slide From Poverty Into the Sex Trade,  Business Day - 2006-10-28
    Article Border Crossing from Zimbabwe,  Sunday Mail - 2006-10-29
    SA smuggle human contraband,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-10-31
    Zimbabweans held for Gauteng robberies,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-10-31
Swaziland
    UNHCR prepares for Swaziland to take over all refugee services,  UNHCR News - 2006-10-09
    Tears as SA bars pupils,  Times of Swaziland - 2006-10-15
    Refugees register in numbers,  Swazi Observer - 2006-10-18
    No no-man’s land between SD, SA,  Swazi Observer - 2006-10-18
Tanzania
    How Kagera tackles its immigrants,  Sunday News - 2006-10-01
    Tanzania to Expel 60,000,  The New Times - 2006-10-05
    Songea battles immigrant problem,  Daily News - 2006-10-11
    Committee to probe Kenya, Tanzania border insecurity,  Daily News - 2006-10-20
Zambia
    Boom time for Zambian tourism,  Sapa-AFP - 2006-10-01
    Zambia poll riots,  SW Radio Africa - 2006-10-02
    UNHCR starts major relocation of Angolan refugees in Zambia,  UNHCR News - 2006-10-02
    Traders detained in Zimbabwe,  Zambia Daily Mail - 2006-10-02
    Poverty causes child trafficking in Zambia,  Zambia Daily Mail - 2006-10-04
    COMESA women in Zambia,  ZNBC - 2006-10-06
    Rampant smuggling at Nakonde border,  Times of Zambia - 2006-10-13
    Chief Immigration Officer faces contempt charges,  Zambia Daily Mail - 2006-10-13
    Zimbabweans flood across Limpopo River,  IWPR - 2006-10-17
    Mutharika Calls for Cooperation,  The Times of Zambia - 2006-10-25
    State encourages investors to partner with locals,  Zambia Daily Mail - 2006-10-27
    Govt moves in to check human trafficking,  UN IRIN - 2006-10-31
Zimbabwe
    Voluntary returns a hard sell to Zimbabweans,  Zimbabwe Journalists.com - 2006-10-02
    Brain drain: Zimbabwe worst affected,  Sunday Mail - 2006-10-02
    Smuggling of Goods Crippling Economy,  The Herald - 2006-10-02
    Zim students leave for Algeria,  Daily Mirror - 2006-10-03
    Operation Murambatsvina style evictions continue,  SW Radio Africa - 2006-10-03
    Department of Immigration Hit By Fuel Shortage,  The Herald - 2006-10-04
    Fresh Evictions and Demolitions In Harare,  Zimbabwe Journalists.com - 2006-10-04
    Role of Zimbabweans in the Diaspora,  SW Radio Africa - 2006-10-05
    President appoint Skills Retention Fund board,  Chronicle - 2006-10-05
    Programme to bring back skilled Zimbabweans,  Daily Mirror - 2006-10-06
    Zimbabwe seeks to reverse brain drain,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-10-09
    Two Tswana journalists fined,  Herald - 2006-10-09
    Zimbabwe Cancels Licenses of Money Transfer Agencies,  VOA - 2006-10-10
    Reserve Bank bans money transfer agencies,  SW Radio Africa - 2006-10-10
    Zimbabweans resort to Malawian passports,  Go Zimbabwe - 2006-10-11
    Zimbabwe monopolises money transfers from Diaspora,  Afrol News - 2006-10-11
    Propping up the official exchange rate,  AND Network - 2006-10-11
    Beitbridge Border Post Gets Computers,  The Herald - 2006-10-11
    Little for Zimbabwe in look east deals,  Sapa - 2006-10-15
    Zimbabwe woos diaspora,  Mail and Guardian - 2006-10-16
    Diaspora dollar pipeline dries up,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-10-17
    Temporary work permits demo for failed asylum seekers,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-10-18
    Somalis arrested for illegal entry,  Chronicle - 2006-10-19
    Manpower probe targets brain drain,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-10-22
    Lecturers’ shortage hits medical school,  The Herald - 2006-10-23
    Zimbabwe asylum seekers and the IOM,  Sunday Mirror - 2006-10-23
    Zimbabweans mistreated in Botswana,  SW Radio Africa - 2006-10-25
    Diaspora success key economic woes,  AND Network - 2006-10-25
    Concern over new SA visa requirements,  Chronicle - 2006-10-27
    Zimbabweans spurn British offer of repatriation assistance,  Zim Observer - 2006-10-29
    Zimbabwean is dependent on illegal lifeline,  Baltimore Sunday - 2006-10-29
    Labour consultants complete manpower survey,  Sunday Mail - 2006-10-29
    Lesotho Signs Deal for Workers,  Business Day - 2006-10-30
    8000 textile workers lose jobs,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2020-06-10