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September 19

  • North Africa: Sinking of Migrant Boat is 'Mass Murder'

    UN News

    The UN's top human rights official today urged Egypt and other North African and European States to help bring to justice the people smugglers who allegedly deliberately sank a... Read more »

  • Ghana: Interior Minister Pays Familiarization Visit to Ghana Immigration Service [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    The Minister for the Interior, Mr Mark Owen Woyongo, yesterday, paid a working visit to the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) as part of a familiarization tour of agencies and... Read more »

  • Namibia: Ebola Screening Weak At Most Borders

    Namibian

    ALTHOUGH Namibia has installed Ebola virus detectors at Hosea Kutako International Airport, there is still a risk from visitors coming into the country through other ports of... Read more »



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September 16

  • North Africa: 700 Migrants Presumed Dead [column]

    HRW

    Over the last two days, news emerged of three separate shipwrecks in the Mediterranean with the unbearable estimate of 700 presumed dead. Read more »

  • South Africa: New Travel Regulations for Children Put On Hold

    SAnews.gov.za

    The new requirement of an Unabridged Birth Certificate for all children travelling to and within South Africa's borders, as well as written permission, has been postponed until 1... Read more »

  • South Africa: SA Reviews Child Immigration Regulations

    CAJ News

    SOUTH Africa has postponed some requirements regulating the travelling of children into and out of the country. Read more »

  • Gambia: Ex-Immigration DG's Judgment Differed

    Daily Observer

    The abuse of office trial involving the state against the erstwhile Immigration boss, Buba Sagnia, which judgement was slated for yesterday's sitting, has now been differed to... Read more »

  • Kenya: Fury Over Shutdown of Passport Offices

    The Star

    Leaders and residents of Garissa and the greater North Eastern region have threatened to boycott President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to the region over the sudden closure of... Read more »

  • Egypt: Survivors - Smugglers Ram Boat, Drown Hundreds of Migrants

    VOA

    The International Organization for Migration reports it is investigating what appears to be the deliberate drowning of 500 migrants by smugglers in the Mediterranean Sea. The... Read more »

  • South Africa: New Immigration Laws Here to Stay - Minister

    GroundUp

    On Tuesday at a media briefing in Cape Town on the implementation of the new immigration regulations, Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba announced that the regulations will... Read more »



September 15

  • Africa: High Commissioner for Refugees and Angelina Jolie Warn of Escalating Crisis in the Mediterranean [press release]

    UNHCR

    UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and Special Envoy Angelina Jolie visited the naval rescue headquarters in Malta yesterday, on a weekend in which new boat... Read more »

  • Egypt: SIS Hosts Seminar On Combating Illegal Immigration

    Egypt Online

    The State Information Service (SIS) will host a seminar on means of fighting illegal immigration at its Nasr City headquarters on Tuesday 16/9/2014 at 11am. The symposium will be... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Nyusi Promises to End Border Abuses

    AIM

    The candidate of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party for the 15 October presidential elections, former defence minister Filipe Nyusi, has promised to end abuses that occur on the... Read more »



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