SOUTHERN AFRICAN MIGRATION PROJECT

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December 2006

Regional
   A permanent drain of trained health personnel, Le Monde Diplomatique - 2006-12-01
   Countries agree on transfrontier game park, Daily News - 2006-12-07
   SADC’s overlapping trading blocs, Guardian - 2006-12-14
   The grass isn’t greener on the other side, Mail & Guardian - 2006-12-21

Angola
    Fight Against Illegal Immigration,  Angola Press Agency - 2006-12-06
    UN Refugee Agency Launches Repatriation Airlifts,  UN News Service - 2006-12-19
Botswana
    Burundi refugees accosted,  Botswana Guardian - 2006-12-01
    Khama appeals over new Zimbabwe arrivals,  Midweek Sun - 2006-12-03
    Govt puts off repatriations,  Midweek Sun - 2006-12-03
    Ba-ka-Nswazwi repatriation starts,  BOPA - 2006-12-08
    MoE has 469 foreign workers,  BOPA - 2006-12-08
    Number of Human Trafficking Suspects Swells,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2006-12-08
    Police nab food vendors,  Mmegi - 2006-12-08
    Ba-ka –Nswazi finally here,  BOPA - 2006-12-11
    Permits backlogs cleared,  BOPA - 2006-12-12
    Botswana police deny xenophobic attacks,  Zimbabwean - 2006-12-14
    BCL has 103 foreign workers,  BOPA - 2006-12-15
    Illegal immigrants sentenced,  Midweek Sun - 2006-12-17
    Mphathi defends employment of expatriates,  Mmegi - 2006-12-19
    Chronic water shortage hits refugee camp,  Botswana Guardian - 2006-12-19
DRC
    Thousands of Congo refugees,  Reuters - 2006-12-06
    Congolese refugees return home from Uganda,  UNHCR News - 2006-12-08
    UN agency begins repatriating Angolan refugees,  UN IRIN - 2006-12-19
    Congolese Refugees Moved Permanent Camp,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2006-12-20
Lesotho
Malawi
    Each migrating nurse costs country,  UN IRIN - 2006-12-05
    Rising standards of education improve the future of refugees,  UNHCR News - 2006-12-13
    Government promises nurses pay increase,  Malawi Nation - 2006-12-14
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Tanzania may abolish visas for Mozambicans,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-12-08
    Anti-Corruption Drive in Mozambican Customs,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-12-14
    Moonlight robbery in Mozambique,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-12-15
    Majermanes Invest in Socio-Economic Projects,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2006-12-20
    Illegal cross border traders deported,  Sunday Mirror - 2006-12-24
Namibia
    Foreigners Killing Local Business,  New Era - 2006-12-04
    Namibia and Angola Expect Better Trade,  New Era - 2006-12-07
    Forced to Leave Home in Order to Survive,  New Era - 2006-12-08
    Dozens of Angolans Return,  New Era - 2006-12-08
    Corrupt Border Officials Nailed,  New Era - 2006-12-13
South Africa
    Looming skills shortage threat to growth,  Cape Business News - 2006-12-01
    Evicted squatters are trickling back,  Cape Times - 2006-12-01
    A tragic trade: Zimbabweans in Cape Town,  Mail and Guardian - 2006-12-01
    ZIm’s tide of border jumpers,  Sunday Tribune - 2006-12-03
    Zimbabwean sisters robbed, raped in South Africa,  Herald - 2006-12-05
    Somali, police meeting postponed,  Cape Times - 2006-12-05
    Methodist Church evicts Zim refugees,  African News Dimension - 2006-12-06
    Foreign Interest in SA Residential Property Drops,  Business Day - 2006-12-06
    Chinese in SA constitute a number puzzle,  Pretoria News - 2006-12-06
    Women refugees in South Africa,  UN IRIN - 2006-12-07
    Human trafficking rife in SA,  Star - 2006-12-07
    Foreign buying of coastal property to be limited,  Reuters - 2006-12-07
    Crime, Zuma trouble expats coming homr,  Moneyweb - 2006-12-07
    Officials ordered to pay deportees’ airfares,  Sapa - 2006-12-08
    Bill won’t hit foreign land-owners,  Cape Argus - 2006-12-08
    Brain drain hits jewellers, designers,  Daily News - 2006-12-08
    SA condemned over rape report,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-12-10
    SA and Zim step up border security,  Sunday Argus - 2006-12-10
    Home Affairs defends arrest of Irishman,  Sunday Tribune - 2006-12-10
    Scramble to Ease Jitters Over Foreign Land Sales,  Business Day - 2006-12-11
    SA boosts cross-border services,  Sapa - 2006-12-11
    Zimbabweans in SA make 17th demand,  CAJ News - 2006-12-12
    South Africa Blames Foreigners for Crime,  VOA - 2006-12-12
    Foreign Land Sales Message ‘Negative’,  Business Day - 2006-12-12
    Top Judges Warn of Xenophobia Danger,  Business Day - 2006-12-13
    Court victory for asylum-seekers,  Pretoria News - 2006-12-14
    SA construction firms woo Zimbabweans,  Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly - 2006-12-15
    More trainee doctors off to Cuba,  Daily Dispatch - 2006-12-15
    Somali business owners and locals forge deal,  Cape Argus - 2006-12-17
    SA’s doors of learning open up to Africa,  Sunday Times - 2006-12-17
    Court appoints lawyer for asylum-seekers,  Business Day - 2006-12-18
    Zimbabweans Flock Home for Festive Season,  The Herald - 2006-12-19
    Refugee status ‘untouchable’,  Mercury - 2006-12-20
    Pay a factor in teacher migration,  Sapa - 2006-12-20
    Misery awaits human cargoes lured to SA,  AFP - 2006-12-20
    SA court victory for Zim exiles,  Zimbabwean - 2006-12-21
    Getting home for the holidays a grim affair,  City Press - 2006-12-23
    Zim’s woes swell flood of illegal immigrants,  Sunday Independent - 2006-12-24
    Hungry Zimbabweans invading Kruger Park,  Cape Argus - 2006-12-24
    Zambian shoppers stuck in SA,  Zambia Daily Mail - 2006-12-26
    South Africa’s tide of human trafficking,  Citizen - 2006-12-28
Swaziland
    Economy dependent on foreigners,  Swazi Observer - 2006-12-01
    Swazis in South Africa opposed to incorporation,  Times of Swaziland - 2006-12-09
    Passport scandal,  Times of Swaziland - 2006-12-10
    Nurses fleeing the HIV/AIDS frontline,  UN IRIN - 2006-12-11
    Operation “Sweep Clean” nabs 40 immigrants,  Swazi Observer - 2006-12-13
    Home Affairs springs into action,  Times of Swaziland - 2006-12-17
Tanzania
    Dar-Maputo abolishing entry visas to boost trade,  Guardian - 2006-12-12
    NGO Aids Returnees,  The New Times - 2006-12-22
    Immigration officer nabbed in drugs investigation,  This Day - 2006-12-28
Zambia
    Cholera scare forces border closure,  Zambia Daily - 2006-12-04
    Refugees flee camps,  Times of Zambia - 2006-12-04
    Dozens of Angolans Return,  New Era - 2006-12-08
    Help for child-headed homes,  UN IRIN - 2006-12-08
    Response to Zimbabwean Traders in Zambia,  Sunday Mail - 2006-12-10
    Influx of illegal immigrants in Chibombo,  Zambia Daily Mail - 2006-12-12
    Zambia blocks Victoria Falls golf complex plan,  Sapa-AFP - 2006-12-13
    UNHCR closes refugee camp,  UNHCR News - 2006-12-21
Zimbabwe
    Consider non-monetary rewards for nurses – Commentary,  Chronicle - 2006-12-01
    Money Transfer Agencies Reopen,  VOA - 2006-12-01
    Foreigners join Marange diamond rush,  Herald - 2006-12-02
    Refurbishment of border post in progress,  Herald - 2006-12-06
    Over 600 prepare for repatriation to Botswana,  Herald - 2006-12-06
    Cost of living soars in Zimbabwe,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-12-06
    Zimbabwe stops issuing passports,  New Zimbabwe - 2006-12-07
    Murambatsvina victims continue to suffer,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-12-08
    Zimbabwe’s mobile bureaux de change,  Sunday Mail - 2006-12-10
    Cuba pledges to send more doctors,  Herald - 2006-12-12
    Intensified Border Patrols Bearing Fruit,  The Herald - 2006-12-13
    Zimbabweans Throng Border Post,  The Herald - 2006-12-13
    Zimbabwe won’t extradite Mengistu,  Mail & Guardian - 2006-12-13
    Foreign firms to be nationalized,  Zimbabwean - 2006-12-14
    Blitz nets over 800,  Herald - 2006-12-16
    Zimbabweans pose as Nswazis to cross into Botswana,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-12-17
    Murambatsvina hits Masvingo,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-12-17
    Mugabe targets foreign mines,  Sunday Times - 2006-12-17
    Mugabe allows white farmers to come back,  Independent - 2006-12-17
    200 000 workers lose jobs in Zimbabwe,  Zimbabwe Situation and Zim Online - 2006-12-20
    Foreigners Arrested in Marange Diamond Rush,  The Herald - 2006-12-22
    Zimbabweans in Diaspora,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2006-12-24
    Illegal cross border traders deported,  Daily Mirror - 2006-12-24