SOUTHERN AFRICAN MIGRATION PROJECT

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February 2007

Regional
   Refugees Numbers Fall, Catholic News Wire - 2007-02-02
   Need to address SADC migration hitch, Daily News on Saturday - 2007-02-03
   Africa discovers dark side of Chinese master, Zimbabwe Situation - 2007-02-04
   Continental diplomatic passport to be launched in May, Statesman - 2007-02-05
   SADC to set up employment desk, Chronicle - 2007-02-10
   China’s Influence in Africa Arouses Some Resistance, New York Times - 2007-02-10
   Free trade area for SADC by next year, Guardian - 2007-02-13

Angola
    Angolan refugees return home from Zambia,  Reliefweb - 2007-02-01
    Illegal Congolese Citizens Detained,  Angola Press Agency - 2007-02-01
    Parliament Approves Accord With Namibia,  Angola Press Agency - 2007-02-06
    Parliament Analyses Angola-Namibia Bilateral Agreement,  Angola Press Agency - 2007-02-06
    Police Arrest Illegal Foreigners,  Angola Press Agency - 2007-02-07
    Armed Forces Assist To Curb Illegal Immigration,  Angola Press Agency - 2007-02-12
    Angolan, Russian Police Officials Discuss Border Protection,  Angola Press Agency - 2007-02-12
    Illegal Foreigners Expelled From Cuango,  Angola Press Agency - 2007-02-22
Botswana
    Trade protocol bad for local industry,  BOPA - 2007-02-02
    Pirate Taxis Invade Francistown,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2007-02-05
    A Day in the Life of a Zimbabwean,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2007-02-06
    Zimbabwe teachers swap chalk for hoes in Botswana,  Standard - 2007-02-10
    Uganda, DRC Discuss Rebels,  The News Times - 2007-02-10
    Rwandan Rebels in the DRC Army,  The New Times - 2007-02-10
    Not all Zimbabweans are criminals,  BOPA - 2007-02-16
    Health employs 699 expatriates,  BOPA - 2007-02-19
    Botswana needs a migration policy,  Botswana Gazette - 2007-02-21
    Employees say government prefers foreigners,  BOPA - 2007-02-23
DRC
    U.N. aims to return 100,000 Congolese refugees,  Reuters - 2007-02-13
    UN agency launches appeal for DRC,  OIL - 2007-02-13
Lesotho
Malawi
    Government projects attract foreign contractors,  Daily Times - 2006-02-07
    More Malawians seeking asylum in South Africa,  Nyasa Times - 2007-02-02
    Refugees found in fuel tanker at border,  Cape Argus - 2007-02-28
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Zimbabwean Diamonds Smuggled Into Country,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2007-02-01
    Country Seeking Extradition Agreements,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2007-02-23
Namibia
    Refugees to Be Fed for Another Year,  The Namibian - 2007-01-02
    Namibia-China Relations Flourish,  New Era - 2007-02-02
    Chinese Visit Yields Millions,  New Era - 2007-02-07
    ID Cards for Refugees At Osire Camp,  The Namibian - 2007-02-20
    Refugee Status Gets an Upgrade,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2007-02-23
    Home Affairs Owes Millions to Staff,  The Namibian - 2007-02-27
South Africa
    Asylum backlog worse,  Citizen - 2006-02-07
    Human Rights Commission concerned at anti-Somali violence,  Eastern Cape Herald - 2006-02-16
    Border Jumpers Taped,  The Herald - 2006-02-16
    Villagers drown crossing Limpopo,  The Zimbabwean - 2007-02-01
    SA, Britain discuss immigration laws,  Sapa - 2007-02-01
    Net tightens on border jumpers,  Zimbabwean - 2007-02-01
    Home Affairs bows to ZEF pressure,  Zimbabwean - 2007-02-01
    Buthelezi blames affirmative action for brain drain,  Sapa - 2007-02-01
    Zimbabwean refugees to be allowed to work in South Africa,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2007-02-02
    Flow of asylum seekers to South Africa grows,  UNHCR News - 2007-02-02
    High Court Frees Jailed Zimbabwean,  Business Day - 2007-02-03
    Home Affairs hammered over lack of documents,  Cape Argus - 2007-02-04
    Arrest of Zimbabwean pastor highlights abuse,  SW Radio Africa - 2007-02-05
    Farmworkers Challenged to Curb Risky Behaviour,  UN Integrated Regional Information Networks - 2007-02-07
    Helping foreigners to find their feet in Durban,  Mercury - 2007-02-07
    AIDS strategies on mines,  Sapa - 2007-02-07
    Cross-border traders streaming in,  Business Report - 2007-02-08
    Zimbabweans pump R 2,2bn into S. Africa,  Herald - 2007-02-09
    Parreira working without a permit,  Sunday Times - 2007-02-09
    Demand booms but skills lack,  IAfrica and Business in Africa - 2007-02-09
    Stolen cars slip through porous border,  Mail & Guardian - 2007-02-11
    Article on Fraudulent South African documentation,  Sunday Tribune - 2007-02-11
    Zimbabwean soldiers desert to South Africa,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2007-02-12
    Safa, Parreira face work-permit charges,  Mail & Guardian - 2007-02-12
    Father and child’s living hell in SA,  Pretoria News - 2007-02-12
    SA skills shortage could worsen,  Sabc News - 2007-02-13
    SA plans new measures to lure experts home,  SABC News - 2007-02-13
    Police arrest 27 after anti-Somali rioting,  IOL - 2007-02-13
    MTN to move money for migrants,  Business Report - 2007-02-13
    Motherwell residents burn down Somalian shop,  SABC News - 2007-02-13
    Home Affairs has no foundation: Comment,  Cape Times - 2007-02-13
    Fake refugees abuse system to stay in SA,  Cape Argus - 2007-02-13
    Eastern Cape residents loot Somali shops,  Mail & Guardian - 2007-02-13
    SA cabinet ministers blast émigrés over crime complaints,  Citizen - 2007-02-14
    Rioters loot and burn Somali-owned shops,  Citizen - 2007-02-14
    Record deportation at Beitbridge Border Post,  Chronicle - 2007-02-14
    Pandor proposes new steps to reverse brain drain,  Business Report - 2007-02-14
    Migration played a key role in HIV in South Africa,  PhysOrg - 2007-02-14
    Immigration law practitioners slam Home Affairs,  Cape Times - 2007-02-14
    Skills and Immigration: Staying away in droves,  Financial Mail - 2007-02-16
    Immigrants and Refugees,  Financial Mail - 2007-02-16
    Hillbrow: Making it from nowhere,  Financial Mail - 2007-02-16
    African migrants: Fewer than was thought,  Financial Mail - 2007-02-16
    Dutch offer to help beef up SA’s skills pool,  Business Report - 2007-02-20
    Home Affairs woes,  Post - 2007-02-21
    Parliamentary Committee warns Home Affairs,  Cape Argus - 2007-02-21
    Zimbabwe army deserters arrested in South Africa,  Zim Online - 2007-02-22
    Victory for Zimbabweans in South Africa,  Zimbabwe Journalists - 2007-02-22
    SA woman humiliated, ill treated,  Zimbabwean - 2007-02-22
    Home affairs employee linked to fake work visas,  Citizen - 2007-02-22
    Funding dose for public sector health,  Business Day - 2007-02-22
    Deportees shun IOM humanitarian assistance,  Chronicle - 2007-02-22
    Crackdown on Home Affairs corruption looming,  Daily News - 2007-02-22
    Cabinet Condemns Violence Against Somalis,  allAfrica.com - 2007-02-22
    Alien Teachers arrested in Limpopo,  Sapa - 2007-02-22
    Outrage as official returns to work after arrest,  Eastern Cape Herald - 2007-02-23
    Somalis in SA: Out of the frying pan, into the fire,  Sunday Times - 2007-02-25
    Multinational firms lure black talent back,  Sunday Times - 2007-02-25
    Harmony reigns as Somali traders and locals make peace,  Cape Argus - 2007-02-25
    Article on Exodus from South Africa,  Sunday Times - 2007-02-25
    Immigrants flock to country in search of a better life,  Star - 2007-02-26
    Zimbabweans defy crocodiles to come South,  SABC News - 2007-02-27
    Migrants Abused By Officials and Farmers,  Human Rights Watch - 2007-02-27
    Foreigners could tackle maths crisis,  Cape Argus - 2007-02-27
    East Cape reverses brain drain,  Eastern Cape Herald - 2007-02-28
Swaziland
    Border fee hiked,  Swazi Observer - 2007-02-02
    DPM returns from SA hospital,  Swazi Observer - 2007-02-05
    Unfair competition given by foreigners,  Times of Swaziland - 2007-02-06
    Licences to be granted to foreigners,  Swazi Observer - 2007-02-08
    Government encourages business people to partner with foreigners,  Times of Swaziland - 2007-02-13
Tanzania
    Refugee population in Tanzania camps drops below 300,000,  UNHCR News - 2007-02-01
    Government comments on medical experts abroad,  Daily News - 2007-02-01
    The Plight of Refugees,  The New Times - 2007-02-02
    Mozambique visas no longer needed,  Sunday Observer - 2007-02-04
    EAC States to introduce common work permits,  Standard - 2007-02-06
    National ID project dream comes true,  Guardian - 2007-02-08
    Refugee status to be re-visited,  ZNBC - 2007-02-12
    New college for migration officers opens soon,  Arusha Times - 2007-02-15
    Health staff in acute shortage,  Daily News - 2007-02-20
    Tanzania to get new aid to help refugees,  Business Day - 2007-02-22
Zambia
    Cold reception for China’s president,  UN IRIN - 2007-02-05
    Foreign investment won’t hurt Zambians,  Zambia Daily Mail - 2007-02-06
    Namibian Refugees in Zambia Want to Be Repatriated,  The Namibian - 2007-02-09
    Nigerian Doctors coming,  ZNBC - 2007-02-12
    Borders need tightening,  ZNBC - 2007-02-12
    Shikapwasha warns fake immigration officers,  Daily Mail - 2007-02-13
    Rounding up of illegal immigrants,  Times of Zambia - 2007-02-13
    Angolan refugees boost agriculture for camp and their Zambian hosts,  UNHCR News - 2007-02-22
    Immigration Nabs Indian Nationals,  The Times of Zambia - 2007-02-26
Zimbabwe
    Windfall for health workers,  Chronicle - 2007-02-01
    Money Transfer Agencies to Form Association,  The Herald - 2007-02-01
    Skills leave Zimbabwe under HSMP,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2007-02-01
    Ximex Mall: Hub of illegal activities,  Herald - 2007-02-03
    High fees, staff exodus ravage Zim schools,  Mail & Guardian - 2007-02-04
    Striking junior doctors sacked in Zimbabwe,  Sapa-AFP - 2007-02-07
    Police blitz border jumpers,  Zimbabwean - 2007-02-08
    More White Farmers Expelled,  Institute for War & Peace Reporting - 2007-02-08
    Still waters run deep and thin,  Sunday Tribune - 2007-02-11
    Ncube successfully renews Zim passport,  Mail & Guardian - 2007-02-12
    Country to Sign Bilateral Labour Accords,  The Herald - 2007-02-15
    MTAs awash with forex,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2007-02-16
    Zimbabwean nurses under investigation,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2007-02-16
    Zimbabwean nurses victims of fraud,  Zimbabwe Situation - 2007-02-17
    The plight of refugees in Zimbabwe,  Zimbabwe Journalists - 2007-02-19
    Key personnel leaving security services,  SW Radio Africa - 2007-02-21
    Passport Backing Shoots to 300 000,  The Herald - 2007-02-21
    Address professionals conditions of service says senator,  Chronicle - 2007-02-22
    Squatter Camps Blossom,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2007-02-23
    UK visa-processing unit to relocate to SA,  Chronicle - 2007-02-24
    No cause for celebration,  Zimbabwe Journalists - 2007-02-26