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April 2005

Regional
   Southern Africa delegates attend labour workshop, The Herald Harare) - 2005-04-14
   SADC looks to free area, New Era - 2005-04-14
   African labour ministers tackle illegal migration, Bua News (Pretoria) - 2005-04-18
   Human trafficking, New Era - 2005-04-19
   Large cross-border informal food trade, Irinnews.org - 2005-04-26
   Boost for regional integration, The Herald Online - 2005-04-26
   Transfrontier study to be concluded, Chronicle - 2005-04-26
   African textiles in dire straits, Cape Argus - 2005-04-28
   New era for transfrontier park, Sunday Independent - 2005-04-30

Angola
    Police to install electronic system at border,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-04-01
    About 500,000 refugees return home,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-04-04
    Police arrest foreign citizens,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-04-04
    Angolan refugees to return home,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-04-07
    Operation deports 270,000 foreign citizens,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-04-08
    We want to go home, say Congolese refugees,  UNHCR - 2005-04-12
    Immigration services to reinforce control system,  Angola Press - 2005-04-12
    Deputy minister defends fight against illegal immigration,  Angola Press - 2005-04-19
    Migration service expels foreigners,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-04-19
    Illegal diamond extraction stimulates immigration,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-04-20
    Foreigners from DR Congo expelled,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-04-21
    Police guarantee border security in general elections,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-04-25
    Repatriation from Zambia restarts in May,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-04-26
    Angola and Namibia discuss visa system,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-04-28
Botswana
    UNHCR to repatriate caprivi refugees,  UNIRIN - 2005-04-01
    Botswana, SA prepare infrastructure memorandum,  Dailynews - 2005-04-01
    Cross border ambulance service privatized,  Dailynews - 2005-04-01
    Stop selling land to foreigners,  Dailynews - 2005-04-05
    Angolan refugees to return home,  Mmegi - 2005-04-08
    Botswana, Mozambique sign bilateral agreements,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-04-15
    Editorial on employment of foreign citizens,  Mmegi - 2005-04-20
    Abolition of visa requirements commended,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-04-22
    Views on visa abolition,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-04-25
    Refugees, asylum seekers to get ID cards,  Daily News - 2005-04-26
    Ministry says no visas required for Namibia,  Daily News - 2005-04-27
DRC
    Refugees to return to Equateur Province,  UNIRIN - 2005-04-07
    Over 80% of foreigners are Congolese nationals,  The New Times - 2005-04-13
    More flee from DRC,  The New Times - 2005-04-20
    Repatriation of thousands to Equateur Province,  UNIRIN - 2005-04-27
Lesotho
Malawi
    Somali refugees arrive in Malawi,  Sapa-AP - 2005-04-13
    Land ownership policy,  New Era - 2005-04-14
    Reversing Malawi's nurse brain drain,  The Daily Mirror - 2005-04-26
    Malawi police arrest illegal immigrants,  AngolaPress - 2005-04-27
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Mozambique and Angola reactivate economic cooperation,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-04-13
    Entry visas for South Africa to be abolished,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-04-14
    Welcome for visa waiver arrangement,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-04-15
    No-Visa agreement signed with South Africa,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-04-15
    Visa waiver agreement takes effect,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-04-18
Namibia
    Dairy industry complains about cheap SA imports,  Namibian - 2005-04-05
    Factory closure leaves thousands without work,  UNIRIN - 2005-04-06
    The Ramatex saga - an analysis,  New Era - 2005-04-08
    UK suspends visa scheme,  New Era - 2005-04-13
    Repatriated deferred,  New Era - 2005-04-15
    Exiles repatriated,  New Era - 2005-04-18
    Government prepares to tackle illegal arms trafficking,  UNIRIN - 2005-04-19
    Zimbabwe and Namibia increase cooperation,  New Era - 2005-04-19
    More refugees want to return to Caprivi,  UNIRIN - 2005-04-20
    Zimbabwe to train Namibian teachers,  The Namibian - 2005-04-20
    Inside Ramatex,  Namibia Economist - 2005-04-22
    Textile sweatshops not unique to Namibia,  The Namibian - 2005-04-29
South Africa
    Aristide may land top cabinet job,  Business Day - 2005-04-01
    White exodus alarms Van Rooyen,  Business Day - 2005-04-01
    Cops who prey on refugees,  Star - 2005-04-02
    Cosatu mount blockade at Beitbridge border post,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2005-04-03
    Gold miners face a bleak future,  Irin News - 2005-04-05
    More fences to drop between Kruger, Mozambique,  BuaNews - 2005-04-05
    South Africa, Mozambique to establish joint business chamber,  BuaNews - 2005-04-05
    Cross border task force launched,  SABC News - 2005-04-05
    Returning expats pile into property market,  Business Day - 2005-04-06
    Strike ends at Harmony mines,  Business Report - 2005-04-07
    Id's stolen from Home Affairs offices,  Daily Dispatch - 2005-04-07
    Government urged to regulate foreign land ownership,  Sunday Times - 2005-04-08
    Mbeki lambasts Cosatu on Zimbabwe,  NO PUBLICATION - 2005-04-09
    South Africa can brace for an influx from the north,  Sunday Independent - 2005-04-09
    Police nab 250 illegal immigrants,  Sunday Times - 2005-04-09
    Government to monitor foreign land owners,  Business Report - 2005-04-09
    Flood of fake goods costing jobs,  Sunday Independent - 2005-04-10
    Probe into bogus doctors,  Sunday Times - 2005-04-10
    New immigration branch,  Buanews - 2005-04-10
    Fence halves stock theft,  Buanews - 2005-04-12
    Gigaba pleads with public to be patient,  Buanews - 2005-04-12
    SA improves immigration services,  Buanews - 2005-04-12
    Mayor complains of immigration racism,  Sapa - 2005-04-12
    Government to lift visa restrictions on Mozambicans,  Buanews - 2005-04-12
    Illegal immigrants on agenda,  BuaNews - 2005-04-13
    Foreign tourist arrivals drop,  Business Day - 2005-04-13
    New immigration branch for new laws,  Star - 2005-04-13
    Maputo, SA sign deal to waive visas for visits,  Business Day - 2005-04-13
    Movement of people,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-04-14
    Harmony set to close Free State shafts,  Business Day - 2005-04-15
    Police on trail of national fraud syndicate,  Daily Dispatch - 2005-04-15
    Five homes affairs officials in court,  SABC News - 2005-04-15
    Mpumalanga to get Iranian doctors,  SABC News - 2005-04-15
    Mbeki, Guebuza at visa agreement signing,  SAPA - 2005-04-15
    South Africa, Mozambique scrap visas,  Sapa - 2005-04-15
    International adoptions in legal limbo,  Sapa - 2005-04-15
    SA signs raft of deals with Mozambique,  Business Day - 2005-04-17
    Minister to discuss jobs crisis at SA Mines,  Sapa - 2005-04-18
    Refugees sue government for foster care grants,  Cape Times - 2005-04-18
    Six Ugandans deported,  The Monitor Kampala) - 2005-04-18
    Guebuza meets with Mozambicans resident in South Africa,  Agencia De Informacao de Moqambique - 2005-04-18
    NUM goes to court to save Harmony jobs,  Business Day - 2005-04-19
    Refugees to get foster care grants,  Sunday Times - 2005-04-19
    Grants for refugees will not break the bank,  SABC News - 2005-04-19
    South Africa scraps Mozambique visas, but not Zimbabwe's,  The Daily News - 2005-04-20
    Government, NUM work to stem job losses,  BuaNews - 2005-04-21
    Zimbabwean official to decide who gets deported,  ZWNEWS.com - 2005-04-22
    Trafficking in SA a myth, says top cop,  Pretoria News - 2005-04-22
    Refugee centres need to be revamped,  BuaNews - 2005-04-22
    Foreigner with citizenship struggles to get ID,  Daily Dispatch - 2005-04-27
    NUM calls for Free State workers to be reinstated,  Business Report - 2005-04-28
    Refugees struggle to stay in Cape Town,  IOL - 2005-04-28
    Police swoop on Hillbrow,  Sunday Times - 2005-04-28
Swaziland
Tanzania
    Passport fee stays, says Immigration,  IPP Media - 2005-04-02
    Camp for Burundi refugees to close,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-04-06
    Tourism boom creates more jobs,  Arusha Times - 2005-04-09
    Zanzibar bars foreign workers,  BBC News - 2005-04-19
    Smuggling syndicate uncovered,  Arusha Times - 2005-04-23
    Minister opposed to free movement,  IPP Media - 2005-04-25
Zambia
    Zambia gets $14m for refugee projects,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-04-01
    Illegal immigrants told to leave Zambia,  Zambia Daily Mail - 2005-04-01
    Foreign contractors squeezed,  Times of Zambia - 2005-04-04
    Immigration counsels villagers,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-04-13
    The positive side of brain drain,  Times of Zambia - 2005-04-14
    Opinion: Those prohibited immigrants,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-04-18
    Editorial: Enforcement of immigration laws,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-04-18
    Task force to deal with human trafficking,  The Times of Zambia - 2005-04-22
    Halt brain drain says Dutch minister,  Times of Zambia - 2005-04-22
    Immigration, Police arrest 452 people in Kitwe,  Post of Zambia - 2005-04-29
Zimbabwe
    The election and Homelink,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-04-01
    Highway sex poses serious challenges in fighting Aids,  The Standard - 2005-04-03
    Zimbabwe court charges British journalists,  Sapa-Afp - 2005-04-04
    British journalists appear in court,  Guardian Unlimited - 2005-04-06
    Students desert training programme,  Chronicle - 2005-04-06
    Legal money transfers benefit country, individuals,  Financial Gazette - 2005-04-07
    Fuel smuggled into Zimbabwe through Beitbridge,  The Herald - 2005-04-13
    Zim court acquits British journalists,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-04-14
    British scribes granted bail,  The Herald - 2005-04-14
    Authorities refuse to release British newsman,  The Daily News - 2005-04-14
    Homelink property purchase,  Financial Gazette - 2005-04-14
    Diaspora boosts state revenues,  Financial Gazette - 2005-04-14
    Zimbabwe court acquits UK journalists,  Daily News - 2005-04-15
    British journalists acquitted, deported,  Committee to Protect Journalists New York) - 2005-04-15
    Government to recruit foreign doctors,  Zimbabwe News Online - 2005-04-15
    Low exchange rate threatens Homelink,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-04-15
    British journalists cleared,  The Herald - 2005-04-16
    Tourist arrivals fall,  The Sunday Mirror - 2005-04-17
    Zimbabwe expats keep economy afloat,  ZWNEWS.com - 2005-04-18
    Expatriates in diaspora an untapped resource,  The Daily News - 2005-04-19
    Zimbabweans in Britain face deportations,  The Herald - 2005-04-21
    SA-Zim trade shrinks,  Financial Gazette Harare) - 2005-04-22
    Homelink steps up construction efforts,  Financial Gazette - 2005-04-22
    More foreign doctors needed, says Govt.,  UNIRIN - 2005-04-22
    Government recruiting more Cuban doctors,  The Standard - 2005-04-24
    Brain drain crippling health sector,  The Daily Mirror - 2005-04-25
    Police net 200 suspects,  Chronicle - 2005-04-25
    Zimbabwe's health time bomb,  Institute for War & Peace reporting , London - 2005-04-28
    State recruiting foreign doctors,  The Herald - 2005-04-28
    Brain drain haunts health sector,  The Herald - 2005-04-29