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Crime-Hit South Africa Pays For Pampering Zimbabwe’s Leader Mugabe – Opposition

Crime-Hit South Africa Pays For Pampering Zimbabwe’s Leader Mugabe – Opposition

ZIMBABWE’S opposition politicians say South Africa could be paying for its failure to take a firm stand against President Robert Mugabe, whose ruinous policies have driven many some locals into violent crime across the Limpopo. This follows claims by South Africa’s Police Minister Fikile Mbalula that some of the hundreds of Zimbabwe’s military deserters during […]

1,060 Nigerians Deported in 2 Months

1,060 Nigerians Deported in 2 Months

Over a thousand Nigerians have been deported from various European and African countries in the last two months, Daily Trust investigations have shown. The deportees were mostly expelled from Cameroon, Libya, Italy, South Africa, United Kingdom, Mali, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Hungary and Germany. The 1,060 Nigerians were deported over immigration-related offences, drug dealing, prostitution and […]

United States to Return 4,000 Somali Migrants to Their Homeland

United States to Return 4,000 Somali Migrants to Their Homeland

Somalia’s U.S. ambassador says his embassy has learned that U.S. immigration agents are planning to deport about 4,000 Somali nationals now living in the United States. “We learned through immigration sources that the total number of the Somalis that are in the books of [U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement] to be removed are close to […]

Kenya to Reopen Border With Somalia

Kenya to Reopen Border With Somalia

The Kenyan government says it will open the border with Somalia to boost trade and allow the flow of people between the two countries. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta also pledged to help Somalia in the fight against al-Shabab militants and support and train government workers. His remarks followed a meeting he had in Nairobi with […]

Zimbabwe Govt Loses U.S.$80,000 in Loans As Youth Migrate to South Africa

Zimbabwe Govt Loses U.S.$80,000 in Loans As Youth Migrate to South Africa

THE majority of youths in Tsholotsho who received loans from Government to start income generating projects skipped the country and headed to South Africa resulting in only $7 000 being repaid from the $87 000 that was disbursed. Matabeleland North provincial head in the Ministry of Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Mr Buthumuzi Ngwenya revealed […]

Face to Face With the Eritrean Exodus Into Ethiopia

Face to Face With the Eritrean Exodus Into Ethiopia

Under the early morning sun in the most northern region of Ethiopia a motley group of Eritrean men, women and children arrive dusty and tired at the end of a journey – and at the start of another. After crossing the border under cover of darkness (leaving Eritrea without authorisation is a crime punishable by […]

Helicopter Gunfire Kills Dozens of Fleeing Somalis

Helicopter Gunfire Kills Dozens of Fleeing Somalis

More than 30 Somalis have died after gunfire from a helicopter struck their boat off Hodeida’s coast in Yemen. It is not clear who was behind the attack. At least 33 migrants died and dozens of others were wounded after gunfire from a helicopter hit their boat on Friday, an official told AFP news agency. […]

South Africa Ruling Party Youth League Wants ‘Huge Wall’ On Mozambique Border

South Africa Ruling Party Youth League Wants ‘Huge Wall’ On Mozambique Border

President Jacob Zuma paid a surprise visit to the Manguzi police station, northern KwaZulu-Natal, on Tuesday. His visit was part of government’s campaign to intensify the fight against cross-border crime in the Umkhanyakude, Hlabisa, and Jozini municipalities. He spoke to residents living near the border and went to inspect the border post allegedly used during […]

More Nigerians Told to Leave Italian Shores

More Nigerians Told to Leave Italian Shores

The Italian government has deported another batch of Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country, just two weeks after it deported 33 Nigerians. The fresh 37 deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA) Lagos, on Tuesday night. The deportees,who are all males, were brought back in a chartered aircraft with registration number […]

‘Africa Is for All Africans’ – March Against Xenophobic Attacks

‘Africa Is for All Africans’ – March Against Xenophobic Attacks

A coalition representing more than 10 civil bodies marched to Parliament on Saturday to protest against the recent attacks on foreign nationals in Gauteng. Around 100 people from the Africa Solidarity network, the Cape Town Housing Assembly, Gender Sonke Justice, Unifam and others marched to Parliament to express their support for both legal and illegal […]

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