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July 2005

Regional
   Plans for African passport shelved, BuaNews - 2003-07-03
   Britain accused of “Looting” Africa’s doctors, Sapa-AFP - 2005-06-05
   Africa needs recompense for crippling brain drain, Business Report - 2005-07-01
   How to find asylum in Britain, Guardian Unlimited - 2005-07-03
   Comesa challenged to seal regional integration, The Sunday Mail - 2005-07-03
   Ministers agree on African diplomatic passport concept, AngolaPress - 2005-07-03
   Heads of state to open Transfrontier Park, BuaNews - 2005-07-05
   Strengthen links that bind African diaspora, BusinessDay - 2005-07-08
   Transboundary cattle trafficking, IrinNews - 2005-07-11
   Informal trade expanding, IrinNews - 2005-07-15
   SACU springboard for Integration, New Era - 2005-07-22
   Uni-Visa system on cards, The Herald - 2005-07-26
   SADC to eliminate visas by end of 2006, BuaNews - 2005-07-28

Angola
    Migration and foreign services launches magazine,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-07-03
    Migration services discuss illegal immigration,  Angola Press - 2005-07-03
    Desperately seeking skilled migrants,  UNIRIN News - 2005-07-06
    Angola refugees come back,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-07
    70,000 refugees to return home,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-07-13
    Police Commander inaugurates model border post,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-07-19
    Focus shifts to reintegration of refugees,  IrinNews - 2005-07-27
    Foreigners repatriated,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-07-27
Botswana
    Good fears UB sack,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-07-05
    Good’s appeal case starts,  Mmegi - 2005-07-08
    Banished academic’s appeal,  Sunday Independent - 2005-07-09
    Angolans go home,  Dailynews - 2005-07-11
    When going home is a nightmare,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-07-12
    Voluntary repatriation programme resumes,  UNIRIN News - 2005-07-12
    Appeal court to decide Good’s case,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-07-14
    Residents against employment of foreigners,  Dailynews - 2005-07-18
    Cross-border car racket,  The Midweek Sun - 2005-07-19
    Refugees fearful of abduction,  The Midweek Sun - 2005-07-19
    Enterprising Zimbabweans and the fuel crisis,  Dailynews - 2005-07-22
    Academic loses appeal against deportation,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-27
    Good’s appeal dismissed,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-07-28
DRC
    Big increase in returns from Tanzania,  UNHCR - 2005-07-27
    Thousands of refugees refuse to return,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-28
Lesotho
    End of customs duties will cost Lesotho,  Business Day - 2005-07-04
    G8 debt-relief plan leaves Lesotho out,  Sunday Times - 2005-07-10
    Radebe to sign agreement with Lesotho,  Business Day - 2005-07-20
Malawi
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Government abolishes illegal fees on traders,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-07-07
    Ministry acts on foreigners employed illegal,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-07-08
    Retrenched miners hopeful,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-07-21
    Informal traders optimistic about dialogue,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-07-21
Namibia
    Textile sector stumbles as foreign owners pull out,  Southscan - 2005-06-30
    City council mulls spot fines on sex workers,  New Era - 2005-07-05
    Foreign men preying on Namibian women,  The Namibian - 2005-07-15
    Citizenship dilemma,  New Era - 2005-07-22
    Training of Namibian doctors,  Namibian Economist - 2005-07-25
    Shebeen owners furious,  Namibian Economist - 2005-07-25
    Namibian SMEs score Angolan Trade,  New Era - 2005-07-26
    Concern about foreign engineers,  The Namibian - 2005-07-27
South Africa
    Congolese refugees in rowdy protest,  Cape Times - 2005-07-01
    British agencies recruiting local teachers,  Sapa - 2005-07-01
    Immigration regulations come into effect,  Bua News - 2005-07-01
    New era for immigration law dawns,  Business Day - 2005-07-01
    New regulations to tackle marriage fraud,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-07-02
    Immigration regulations designed to attract skills and legalize entry,  Bua News - 2005-07-05
    Opinion: - Act deters migrants’ foreign investment,  Business Day - 2005-07-07
    Cuban and South African health partnership,  Bua News - 2005-07-07
    Treatment of doctors to blame for brain drain,  Cape Times - 2005-07-07
    Foreigners get blame for slow land reform,  Dispatch Online - 2005-07-07
    Premier consoles Somali victims,  Daily Dispatch - 2005-07-09
    Opinion: - When is a permit needed?,  Business Day - 2005-07-11
    Home Affairs in new pledge to root out graft,  Business Day - 2005-07-11
    Protest over treatment of Zimbabwe refugees,  Zimbabwe Situation.com/SW Radio African Zimbabwe news - 2005-07-12
    Home Affairs department on American actor,  Bua News - 2005-07-13
    Snipes an undesirable person,  Sapa - 2005-07-13
    Two Zimbabweans die in South Africa,  The Herald - 2005-07-13
    Impact of engineering brain drain,  Business Report - 2005-07-14
    Zimbabwean officials visit detention centre,  Chronicle - 2005-07-14
    US actor Snipes is persona non grata,  Pretoria News - 2005-07-14
    Snipes’ treatment shows immigration system works,  Sapa - 2005-07-15
    Number of foreign buyers declining,  Cape Argus - 2005-07-15
    How many South Africans in the UK?,  The Witness - 2005-07-16
    Whites fear exclusion in new South Africa,  Tribune - 2005-07-17
    Home Affairs adopts zero-tolerance approach,  BuaNews - 2005-07-17
    Council of churches comes to the rescue of Zimbabwean refugees,  The Witness - 2005-07-18
    Home Affairs clamps down on corruption,  BuaNews - 2005-07-18
    Home Affairs takes off the gloves,  Cape Times - 2005-07-19
    Cracking the whip on corrupt officials,  Star - 2005-07-19
    Soyinka detained in South Africa,  Daily Champion - 2005-07-20
    Senior cops allegedly kept good and cash,  Star - 2005-07-20
    African Prince lives it up in Cape Town,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-07-20
    Gauteng promises nurses,  Business Day - 2005-07-20
    Fake passport just tip of iceberg,  Sapa - 2005-07-20
    Aids deaths strain mineworkers’ pension fund,  Business Day - 2005-07-21
    No bail for accused in attacks on Somalis,  Daily Dispatch - 2005-07-22
    National health system is ailing,  Daily Dispatch - 2005-07-23
    Refugee children speak out,  City Press - 2005-07-23
    SA skills are in demand for cross-border operations,  Business Day - 2005-07-25
    Opposition parties slam foreign skills proposal,  Sapa - 2005-07-25
    Skills gap at root of delivery crisis,  Business Day - 2005-07-25
    Affirmative action ‘Not a brain drain’,  Business Day - 2005-07-27
    Foreigners should own little land in SA,  Sapa - 2005-07-28
    Johannesburg inner-city evictions,  Business Day - 2005-07-29
    Kebble in illegal entry row,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-07-29
    We have no hope, say Zimbabweans,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-07-30
    Explosive land report out soon,  Sunday Times - 2005-07-31
    Government toughens immigration penalties,  Sunday Times - 2005-07-31
Swaziland
    Final talks to scrap Mozambique visa,  Times of Swaziland - 2005-07-04
    Ministry of Health overspends,  Times of Swaziland - 2005-07-04
    South Africa bans informal crossing points,  Times of Swaziland - 2005-07-16
Tanzania
    Government planning to recruit new Immigration officers,  IPPMedia - 2005-07-09
    UN agencies appeal for food for refugees in Tanzania,  UN News Service - 2005-07-19
    Big increase in refugee returns from Tanzania,  IPPMedia - 2005-07-27
    One million refugees still in Tanzania,  Express - 2005-07-27
Zambia
    Shortage of human resources,  Zambezi Times Online - 2005-07-07
    Refugees and host communities benefit from project,  UNIRIN News - 2005-07-28
    IOM fails to meet target of repatriating refugees,  The Post - 2005-07-30
Zimbabwe
    Plight of evicted families touches UN envoy,  Zimonline - 0000-00-00
    Slums resemble battle scenes,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-07-01
    Second eviction wave hits Porta Farm,  The Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-07-01
    Zimbabwe launches a new operation,  City Press - 2005-07-02
    Blitz leaves 750,000 with no livelihood,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-02
    Judge stops deportation of Zimbabwean asylum seeker,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-02
    Squalor and despair in resettlement camp,  Sunday Times - 2005-07-03
    UK stance on immigrants contradictory,  Sunday Times - 2005-07-03
    Tsvangirai slams demolitions,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-04
    Housing minister defends demolitions,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-04
    Zimbabwean deportation halted at last minute,  The Guardian - 2005-07-04
    MP urged British Airways to reject asylum flights,  Newzimbabwe.com - 2005-07-04
    New Zealand accepts Zimbabwe refugees,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-04
    Clergy lament Zimbabwe tragedy,  Zwnews - 2005-07-05
    Bulldozer carve out new reality for poor Zimbabweans,  The Guardian - 2005-07-05
    Harare Township razed,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-05
    Urban blitz likely to increase disease,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-05
    Zimbabwe ratifies SADC trade protocol,  The Herald - 2005-07-05
    Defiant informal trader’s battle to survive,  UNIRIN News - 2005-07-05
    Minister back Mugabe in clean-up campaign,  Business Day - 2005-07-05
    UN envoy challenges demolitions,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-06
    Destroy your home or the bulldozers will, residents told,  Irin News - 2005-07-06
    Judge asks London to stop deporting asylum seekers,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-06
    Bennett flies to SA for treatment,  Financial Gazette - 2005-07-07
    Housing scheme gathers momentum,  Financial Gazette - 2005-07-07
    Deportations of two Zimbabweans fail,  The Herald - 2005-07-07
    130,000 families displaced under clean-up operation,  Sapa - 2005-07-07
    UN envoy slams blitz,  The Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-07-07
    Concern that transit camps will be permanent,  Irin News - 2005-07-07
    World anger mounts over clean-up,  Financial Gazette - 2005-07-07
    US shocked at clean-up,  Financial Gazette - 2005-07-07
    Mugabe denies thousands made homeless,  Financial Gazette - 2005-07-07
    Four die at Porta Farm,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-07-08
    Hatcliffe residents lose all,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-07-08
    African fury mounts over evictions,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-07-08
    Easier to destroy than to build,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-07-08
    Bulldozing Zimbabwe’s poor,  Guardian Weekly - 2005-07-08
    Finding refuge in Nigeria,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-09
    UN envoy leaves Harare with sad memories,  Zimonline - 2005-07-09
    Concern that transit camps will become permanent,  Zwnews - 2005-07-10
    Squatters rounded up,  The Sunday Mail - 2005-07-10
    Judge orders freeze on UK deportations,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2005-07-10
    Clearance victims left in Limbo,  Institute for War and Peace reporting - 2005-07-10
    Opinion: Zimbabwe and its xenophobic neighbours,  The Sunday Mirror - 2005-07-10
    UN report on urban blitz due in a fortnight,  Reuters - 2005-07-11
    Church leaders shocked by transit camp,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-07-11
    British hypocrisy exposed,  Chronicle - 2005-07-11
    Kwara White Farmers,  This Day - 2005-07-11
    Displaced Zimbabwean white farmers settle in Kwara,  Vanguard - 2005-07-11
    Zimbabwe facing humanitarian crisis, says SA Bishop,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-12
    Asylum seekers end hunger strike,  Chronicle - 2005-07-13
    Parliament rejects move to halt demolitions,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-13
    Removal causes rifts,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-07-14
    In the face of hopelessness,  Irin News - 2005-07-14
    Bonus for Homelink participants,  Financial Gazette - 2005-07-14
    Home Office halts Zimbabwe deportations,  The Guardian - 2005-07-15
    Starving detainee handcuffed,  The Zimbabwe - 2005-07-15
    Zimbabwe turns to retired nurses,  SABC News - 2005-07-15
    Health Ministry intensifies efforts to stop Brain Drain,  The Herald - 2005-07-15
    Rural exodus turns to tragedy,  Business Day - 2005-07-15
    Blitz exposes policy contradictions,  The Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-07-15
    Clean-up to improve lives, says Mugabe,  Chronicle - 2005-07-15
    Mass clearances hit small towns,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-07-15
    A trail of destruction,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-07-15
    Zimbabwe briefly halting demolitions,  SABC News - 2005-07-16
    Clean-up to affect UZ students,  The Sunday Mail - 2005-07-17
    Shortage of Nurses hits rural hospitals,  The Herald - 2005-07-18
    Humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-07-18
    Government halts demolitions,  Chronicle - 2005-07-18
    Murambatsvina meant to develop nation; says Deputy Minister,  The Herald Online - 2005-07-19
    Address nurses condition of service,  The Herald - 2005-07-19
    Training intensified to ease Nurse shortage,  UNIRIN News - 2005-07-19
    Open letter to RBZ Governor,  The Herald Online - 2005-07-20
    Government returns some slum dwellers to former homes,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-20
    Homelink awards housing tender contracts,  The Herald - 2005-07-21
    Immigration workers arrested in visa scam,  The Herald - 2005-07-21
    UN report handed to Zimbabwe,  Zwnews.com - 2005-07-21
    Operation Raise Money,  Zwnews.com - 2005-07-21
    Man-made tsunami engulfs urban poor,  Irin News - 2005-07-21
    Displaced Hatcliff families back,  The Herald Online - 2005-07-21
    Police throw homeless out of churches,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-21
    Police raid churches in search of displaced,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-21
    Demolition campaign a disgrace, says Soyinka,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-21
    Zimbabweans in UK to lose jobs,  Chronicle - 2005-07-22
    BA ferries failed asylum seekers,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-07-22
    Government struggles with housing deadline,  The Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-07-22
    Refugees tossed out of churches,  The Witness - 2005-07-22
    Activists, opposition triumphant at UN report,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-22
    Zimbabwe slams damning UN report,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-22
    UN says Zimbabwe has complex emergency,  UN News Service - 2005-07-22
    Stinging UN report condemns evictions,  UNIRIN News - 2005-07-22
    Slum destruction violation of international law,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-22
    Blitz leaves Mbare’s poor helpless,  The Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-07-22
    Displaced cleared from transit centre,  Irin News - 2005-07-22
    Police continue clean-up but,  Business Day - 2005-07-22
    UN report biased, says Government,  The Herald - 2005-07-23
    UN report slams razing of urban slums,  Reuters - 2005-07-23
    Zimbabwe on slippery slope,  City Press - 2005-07-23
    Mayor suspended in clean-up retribution drive,  Zim Online - 2005-07-23
    Returning home to rubble,  Washington Post - 2005-07-23
    Will Murambatsvina harness labour for agriculture?,  The Sunday Mirror - 2005-07-24
    UN orders halt to demolitions,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2005-07-24
    Response to UN report,  Dispatch Online - 2005-07-25
    Evictions continue despite international condemnation,  Irin News - 2005-07-25
    UN says demolitions ongoing,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-25
    Operation Tsunami must be halted,  Business Day - 2005-07-25
    Zimbabwean farmers employ 2,000 in Kwara,  Daily Champion - 2005-07-25
    Impact of Operation Murambatsvina/Restore Order in Harare,  ActionAid - 2005-07-26
    Evictions throw spotlight on the right to housing,  UNIRIN News - 2005-07-26
    Zimbabwe resumes demolitions,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-26
    Country seals economic deals with China,  The Herald - 2005-07-27
    Zimbabwe continues eviction campaign,  Sapa-Afp - 2005-07-27
    Envoy briefs UN Security Council,  Sapa-Afp - 2005-07-27
    Zimbabweans betrayed by UK Home Office,  Newzimbabwe.com - 2005-07-27
    Police resume drive to raze slums,  ZWNews.com - 2005-07-27
    Diasporans set to benefit from new exchange rate,  The Herald - 2005-07-28
    HIV-positive people dispersed in cleanup operation,  Irin News - 2005-07-28
    Clean-Up over: says Mujuru,  The Herald - 2005-07-28
    Zimbabwe says demolitions over,  Sapa-AFP - 2005-07-28
    Government pleads for donor funding,  UNIRIN News, - 2005-07-28
    Zimbabwe police continue eviction campaign,  ZNEWS.com - 2005-07-29
    Street vending good for economy,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-07-29
    Editorial: The weak Link,  The Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-07-29
    UK blamed for biased UN report,  The Herald Online - 2005-07-29
    Curb corruption at border posts,  The Herald - 2005-07-29
    Government says no to commission of inquiry,  Sunday Mirror - 2005-07-31
    Call to prosecute the architects of ‘Murambatsvina’,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2005-07-31
    Tension over operation subsidies,  The Sunday Mirror - 2005-07-31
    Women turn to cross border prostitution,  Zimbabwe Standard - 2005-07-31