MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

17-Jan-2023 to 18:56

Ethiopia airlifts 1, 171 citizens from Saudi Arabia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia on Tuesday airlifted 1, 171 of its citizens from Saudi Arabia making the total number of returnees from the gulf nation since November 21, 2022 to exceed the 30,000 mark.

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11-Jan-2023 to 12:57

S/Africa’s Cape Town airport registers 95 percent rise in arrivals

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Cape Town International Airport has almost fully recovered from the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with official data showing that the gateway to one of South Africa’s main tourist attractions has recorded a 95-percent increase in passenger numbers compared to pre-pandemic numbers.

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30-Dec-2022 to 12:39

S/African minister reassures travellers of gov’t action on jet fuel shortages

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has reassured travellers that her ministry is working with Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) and airlines to address a shortage of jet fuel that has crippled operations at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport over the past few days.

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12-Dec-2022 to 08:25

27 migrants' corpses dumped near Zambian capital

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Bodies of 27 men, believed to be from Ethiopia or Somalia, were on Sunday found dumped along a road on the outskirts of the Zambian capital, police spokesperson Danny Mwale said.

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24-Nov-2022 to 08:34

Police arrest stepson of ex-Malawi leader over mass graves

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawian police have arrested the stepson of former President Peter Mutharika for alleged involvement in the deaths of 30 illegal migrants whose bodies were found in mass graves in a forest in October.

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22-Nov-2022 to 14:38

Ethiopia: 1000 migrant workers return from Saudi Arabia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — More than a thousand Ethiopian migrant workers returned home as authorities resume repatriating citizens stranded in Saudi Arabia.

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08-Nov-2022 to 08:07

Malawi: WFP running out of food aid amid refugee influx

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The World Food Programme (WFP) in Malawi has warned that it is running out of food rations amid an influx of refugees and asylum seekers escaping fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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