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August 2005

Regional
   Cross-Border trade a boon for a bus firms, New Era - 2005-08-02
   Transfrontier parks could have 250,000 visitors, Zambezi Times - 2005-08-02
   AWF calls for uniforms trans-boundary laws, Times of Zambia - 2005-08-05
   Uni-visa key to a United States of Africa, The Herald - 2005-08-05
   SADC launches study on new visa system, Chronicle - 2005-08-08
   Expedite SADC Uni-Visa System, The Herald - 2005-08-13
   Brain drain bleeds SADC region, The Herald - 2005-08-15
   Barriers to tourism growth in SADC, Daily News - 2005-08-17
   Redress for medical exodus, Sunday Tribune - 2005-08-21
   Project to improve livelihood of communities along borders, The Herald - 2005-08-23

Angola
    Tight control of SADC borders,   - 2005-08-01
    Silent invasion of national border,  Angola Press Agency - 2005-08-26
    Police arrest 89 foreigners in diamond area,  Angola Press - 2005-08-30
Botswana
    Journalist appeals expulsions,  Mmegi/The Reporter (Gaborone) - 2005-08-03
    No investors in labour intensive sectors,  Mmegi/The Reporter (Gaborone) - 2005-08-03
    News Editor ordered to leave the country,  Media Institute of Southern Africa (Windhoek) - 2005-08-03
    Journalist appeals expulsions,  Mmegi - 2005-08-03
    Botswana deports Zimbabwean journalists,  Newzimbabwe.com - 2005-08-03
    Media watchdog slams expulsions,  UNIRIN News - 2005-08-04
    No reason yet for expulsion of news editor,  Media Institute of Southern African (Windhoek) - 2005-08-08
    Police raid criminal den,  Mmegi/The Reporter - 2005-08-10
    CPJ Expresses concern that journalist’s expulsion may be linked to his work,  Committee to Protect journalists (New York) - 2005-08-11
    Mogae urged not to deport journalist,  Sunday Mirror - 2005-08-14
    Remembering an insightful academic,  Mmegi - 2005-08-17
    Government to consult on free movement protocol,  Daily News - 2005-08-19
    Free movement of people?,  Mmegi - 2005-08-22
    Small traders fear border barriers,  MMegi/The Reporter - 2005-08-24
    Government undermines local ICT skills,  Mmegi - 2005-08-31
    Kazungula bridge to enhance trade in SADC,  Daily News - 2005-08-31
DRC
    In and Out of the heart of Africa,  UNHCR - 2005-08-09
    Government agree to repatriate 152,000 refugees,  UNIRIN News - 2005-08-12
    Security arrest 295,  AngolaPress - 2005-08-17
Lesotho
Malawi
    Paying the price for taking short-cuts,  Nation Online - 2005-08-01
    Government consulting on fake visas,  Nation Online - 2005-08-09
    Outrage over lenient fine for trafficking,  UNIRIN News - 2005-08-24
    Family’s UK asylum bid slammed,  UNIRIN News - 2005-08-25
    Need for more doctors, nurses,  The Chronicle Newspapers - 2005-08-25
Mauritius
Mozambique
    Mozambique become preferred tourism destination,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-08-08
    Mozambique and South Africa cooperate on Health,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (Maputo) - 2005-08-08
    Mozambique and Swaziland abolish visa requirements,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique - 2005-08-10
    Mozambique to introduce new passport,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (Maputo) - 2005-08-15
    Foreigners use refugee centres,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (Maputo) - 2005-08-16
    Immigration offices need unclogging,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (Maputo) - 2005-08-17
    Immigration services to be computerized,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (Maputo) - 2005-08-18
    Guebusa wants communities to help control borders,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (Maputo) - 2005-08-29
Namibia
South Africa
    Mines employ over 73,000 Mozambicans,  Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (Maputo) - 2003-08-11
    Zim refugees suffering in SA,  Sapa - 2005-08-01
    Australia drawing skilled South Africans,  Sapa - 2005-08-01
    Change in immigration rule hits employers,  Business Day - 2005-08-03
    Plan to stem health worker emigration,  Sapa - 2005-08-03
    New plan looks to stem SA’s medical exodus,  Business Day - 2005-08-04
    SA seek to halt medical exodus,  BBC News - 2005-08-04
    Manto’s plan to retain staff,  Dispatch - 2005-08-04
    East London unsafe says Somalis,  Dispatch - 2005-08-04
    Lindela – body still unclaimed,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-08-05
    41,000 Zimbabweans deported from SA,  Chronicle - 2005-08-06
    Poor of Asia in SA,  Sunday Times (Johannesburg) - 2005-08-07
    Revised rules challenge employers,  Business Day - 2005-08-08
    HIV/AIDS to take heavy toll of health workers,  IRIN News - 2005-08-09
    Death of Zim deportees in Lindela,  Zimdaily - 2005-08-11
    Deputy Minister to Hand-Delivered an ID to a bedridden woman,  South African Department of Home Affairs - 2005-08-12
    Department slated over centre,  Business Day - 2005-08-12
    No more amnesty for migrants,  SABC News - 2005-08-13
    Engineering skills crunch,  Business Day - 2005-08-15
    Ode to my Yeoville,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-08-16
    Zimbabwean church pastors visit exiles in SA,  Zimonline - 2005-08-16
    Skills shortage dogs local services,  Business Day - 2005-08-17
    Trying to keep good Nurses,  Financial Mail - 2005-08-19
    Somali spaza shopkeeper killer,  Dispatch - 2005-08-19
    Foreigners in South Africa,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-08-22
    SA doesn’t roll out welcome mat,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-08-22
    From terror to misery,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-08-22
    Zimbabwean clergymen deplore deportation centre,  Zimonline - 2005-08-22
    Parliament to listen to plight of refugees,  Buanews Online - 2005-08-23
    South Africa sees record tourist numbers,  L’Express (Port Louis) - 2005-08-24
    Poor expats dream of flying home to SA,  The Star - 2005-08-24
    Home affairs minister outraged by deaths at Lindela,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-08-24
    Lindela shake-up,  The Star - 2005-08-24
    Misery awaits fleeing Zimbabaweans,  The Star - 2005-08-25
    Lindela is a concentration camp, says Zimbabwean priests,  Mercury - 2005-08-25
    Minister orders probe into Lindela deaths,  Businessday - 2005-08-25
    Health service needs urgent intervention,  The Mercury - 2005-08-26
    Troublemaker takes Home Affairs to court,  The Mercury - 2005-08-26
    Bid to get fair deal for refugees,  The Star - 2005-08-26
    Deaths at SA’s concentration,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-08-26
    Measures to increase number of nurses,  Bua News - 2005-08-30
    In Johannesburg, a little Maputo,  Inter Press Service - 2005-08-30
    Refugees have plenty to offer South Africa,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-08-31
    Children living in borderline limbo,  UNIRIN News - 2005-08-31
    Parliament hears call for refugee amnesty,  Business Day - 2005-08-31
    Health department to recruit and recoup nurses,  Dispatch - 2005-08-31
Swaziland
    Hawkers bay for Somalian blood,  Times of Swaziland - 2005-08-10
    500 SA jobs for Swazis,  Times of Swaziland - 2005-08-11
    Nurses exodus continues,  The Swazi Observer - 2005-08-12
    About 6000 foreigners may become Swazi citizens,  Times of Swaziland - 2005-08-17
    Visa Scrapping,  Times of Swaziland - 2005-08-20
    Harassment of Swazis in SA,  Times of Swaziland - 2005-08-22
    Visa removal will lead to meaningful trade,  Times of Swaziland - 2005-08-22
Tanzania
    Government compensates border residents,  The Monitor (Kampala) - 2005-06-08
    Visa move to promote trade,  The Nation - 2005-08-10
    Tanzania stops charging Ugandans Visa fees,  The Monitor (Kampala) - 2005-08-11
    Returnees from Tanzania increase dramatically,  Irin News - 2005-08-15
Zambia
    Attractive package awaits returning refugees,  The times of Zambia - 2005-08-01
    Come back home, President Urges,  Times of Zambia - 2005-08-04
    Farm trucks stranded at border points,  The Post (Lusaka) - 2005-08-04
    Immigration Department to recruit 300 Officers,  The Post (Lusaka) - 2005-08-10
    Screening Angolan Refugees,  The Post (Lusaka) - 2005-08-16
    Zambia still consulting on free movement in SADC region,  Zana - 2005-08-22
Zimbabwe
    ‘We won’t lure farmers back’,  Sunday Times - 2005-08-01
    Cross-Border traders berate procedure at posts,  The Herald - 2005-08-02
    Zimra body searches humiliate women,  The Herald - 2005-08-03
    Zimbabwe removals still on hold,  BBC News - 2005-08-04
    Homelink embarks on new marketing thrust,  The Herald Online - 2005-08-04
    Zimbabweans allowed to stay in UK,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-08-05
    Challenges facing the health sector,  Zimbabwe News Online - 2005-08-06
    Operation Garikai a ‘pie in the sky’,  The Standard - 2005-08-07
    Asylum seekers fear British immigration law changes,  Sapa - 2005-08-07
    ‘Clean-up’ victims still waiting,  The Standard - 2005-08-07
    Zimbabwean police arrest over 200 daily,  Sapa - 2005-08-07
    Zambian deported for human trafficking,  The Herald - 2005-08-08
    Descend on illegal street vendors,  The Herald - 2005-08-08
    Emigrants boost Zimbabwe’s parallel economy,  The Herald - 2005-08-08
    For demolition victims, the nightmare continues,  Sapa - 2005-08-09
    Senior immigration officer arrested,  The Herald - 2005-08-09
    Foreign mining companies to cede 30 per cent,  Sapa - 2005-08-10
    No refuge for evicted families,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-08-10
    ‘Police blitz unlawful’,  Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-08-12
    Shrill defence of Murambatsvina,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-08-12
    Fight over constitutional changes,  Sapa - 2005-08-12
    Consitutional amendment to restrict travel,  UNIRIN News - 2005-08-12
    Asylum seekers win time,  The Herald - 2005-08-12
    Zimbabweans are better qualified,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-08-12
    Police bust passport scam,  The Herald - 2005-08-12
    Tourist arrivals decline,  The Daily Mirror - 2005-08-12
    US embassy under fire,  The Herald - 2005-08-13
    Zimbabweans desperate to remain in Britain,  Mail & Guardian - 2005-08-13
    Shop owners loose all in demolitions,  Sapa - 2005-08-14
    No refuge for evicted people,  Africa Reports - 2005-08-14
    Shacks replace houses in ‘Urban Renewal’,  Sunday Times - 2005-08-14
    Interviews with the dispossessed,  Sunday Mirror - 2005-08-14
    No refuge for evicted people,  Institute for War and Peace reporting - 2005-08-15
    Aids plight worsened by homelessness,  Institute for War and Peace reporting - 2005-08-15
    Adjourned – detainees need bail,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-08-15
    Harare plans new clean-up operation,  Sapa - 2005-08-16
    Picking up the pieces after Operation Clean-up,  IRIN News - 2005-08-17
    Vendors win right to return,  Sapa - 2005-08-17
    Zimbabwe rejects UN report on demotions,  Sapa - 2005-08-17
    Zimbabwe issues response to UN housing envoy,  Sapa - 2005-08-17
    Zimbabwe accuses UN of exaggerating demolitions victims,  Sapa - 2005-08-17
    Businessman gets five years,  Sapa - 2005-08-17
    Police warn illegal vendors,  Chronicle - 2005-08-17
    Operation live well struggles to take off,  IRIN News - 2005-08-19
    Aids worsened by homelessness,  The Zimbabwean - 2005-08-19
    Africa scrambles for Zim farmers,  The Zimbabwe Independent - 2005-08-19
    Homeless Zimbabweans dumped with no services,  Sapa - 2005-08-20
    Zimbabwe police blitz in capital,  Sapa - 2005-08-20
    Youth militias “Hired in clean-up operation”,  Sapa - 2005-08-21
    Zimbabweans dumped in slum camps,  ZWNews.com - 2005-08-22
    Fewer than 50,000 white remain,  Sapa - 2005-08-22
    Economic hardships cause of brain drain,  The Herald - 2005-08-23
    Constitutional amendments clear first vote,  Sapa - 2005-08-24
    Zimbabwe’s unwanted ‘foreigners’,  BBC News - 2005-08-24
    Spotlight on Homebuilding,  Sapa - 2005-08-28
    Staff exodus hits horticulture,  Zimbabwe Standard (Harare) - 2005-08-28
    White Farmers project impresses Obasanjo,  This Day (Lagos) - 2005-08-28
    Cleanup campaign squeezes rural communities,  IRIN News - 2005-08-29
    Immigration officer sentenced for illegal forex deals,  The Herald - 2005-08-29
    Lawmakers approve constitutional overhaul,  Sapa - 2005-08-30
    Parliament to vote on controversial legal reforms,  Sapa - 2005-08-30
    Rights activists condemn constitutional changes,  IRIN News - 2005-08-30
    Obasanjo wants more white farmers,  This Day (Lagos) - 2005-08-30
    Homebuilding drive light years from target,  Sapa - 2005-08-31