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15 January 2019 7:09 PM Hondurans form a new US-bound caravan

Hundreds of Hondurans have left on what they call a trek for the United States, forming another caravan of the kind that so irked US President Donald Trump and fuelled his anti-immigrant message. As the procession left the town of San Pedro Sula under a steady rain on Monday night, one of the migrants summed up their plight. "We are leaving because there 1365

11 January 2019 7:34 PM Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman

Police in Thailand say several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the UN refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her family. Thailand's immigration police chief said on Friday that UN was accelerating the case, though he gave no indication of when the process would be complete. Rahaf Mohammed 111

20 December 2018 6:38 AM Markets LIVE: Tokyo stocks track Wall Street lower, UK unveils immigration plan

South Africa should “never be complacent” about protecting key institutions such as the central bank or National Treasury as it tries to boost economic growth, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said. The rise of populism in developed economies has brought with it a wave of attacks on central banks in the US, UK, Europe and South 111

18 December 2018 4:15 AM UK said to prepare migration policy favouring high earners

Theresa May’s government is on the point of agreeing its post-Brexit immigration policy, after months of internal arguments over which applicants should be favored to enter the UK. Under the proposals, preference will be given to higher earners and people from favoured nations. These are likely to be the countries whose citizens are currently allowed 152

14 November 2018 1:59 PM Sanef concerned by Sisulu backing Tanzania on detention of journalists traveling on tourist visas

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has expressed concern over government's response to authorities detaining journalists in Tanzania. "Sanef is alarmed that International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu went on later to defend the high-handed actions of the Tanzanian government, which claimed that the two media activists 62

03 November 2018 8:56 AM Rwandan man faces death if he is deported from South Africa

Alex Ruta is a Rwandan national who worked for the Rwanda National Security Services. He was sent to South Africa by his superiors in 2014 but he had to enter the country illegally because he did not have a visa. Once in South Africa, Ruta learned that his task from Security Services was to assassinate members of the exiled opposition party, the Rwanda 101

23 October 2018 3:46 PM How Ethiopia's new cabinet fits into Ahmed's reform agenda

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition has re-elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as its chairman. This means that Ahmed will continue as prime minister until the next party congress. It is with this certainty that he has taken the opportunity to reassemble his cabinet for the second time this year. The latest reshuffle has downsized cabinet departments from 28 to 20. Ten of the new ministerial 66

22 October 2018 1:10 PM WATCH: Trevor Noah announces date for new Netflix special with adorable tweet!

Cape Town – South African comedian Trevor Noah is getting out from behind the Daily Show desk and taking to stage for a new Netflix special. The show, titled Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia, touches on racism, immigration, camping and more. The original stand-up will be available on the streaming service globally from 20 November. Son of Patricia is Trevor’s 94

08 October 2018 12:14 PM State provisionally withdraws charges against Dramat and Sibiya

The State has provisionally withdrawn charges against former Hawks head Anwar Dramat and former Gauteng Hawks boss Shadrack Sibiya in the North Gauteng High Court. Dramat and Sibiya were facing charges of organised crime, kidnapping, violations of the Immigration Act and obstruction of justice, following the extradition of five Zimbabweans wanted by police 55

05 October 2018 8:47 PM 34 arrests as two hijacked properties reclaimed in JHB

During the early hours of Friday morning, 34 suspects were arrested during a crime prevention operation at two hijacked properties in Hillbrow and Berea in Johannesburg. In a statement, City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba said that the properties in Hillbrow and Berea were raided during an operation that was led by the City's Group Forensic and Investigation 63