Ethiopians, Somalis flooding into Yemen

2016-01-19 23:15

Nearly 100 000 Ethiopians and Somalis last year travelled by boat to Yemen despite the conflict raging there.

Xenophobia: 42% of people nabbed in army raids were in SA illegally

2015-06-12 14:07

Forty-two percent of people arrested under Operation Fiela-Reclaim were undocumented foreigners, Parliament heard today.

Texas to deploy troops to border

2014-07-21 22:28

Governor Rick Perry is expected to announce the sending of 1 000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to boost security.

Clouds of butterflies descend on Joburg

2014-01-13 10:50

Swarms of white butterflies have descended on Johannesburg during their annual migration from South Africa's west coast to Madagascar.

Migrants forced to pay for release

2012-11-18 14:05

A group of asylum seekers recently rescued off Malta were forced to pay to be released from a Benghazi prison only to be held against their will and forced onto an overcrowded boat with little food and water, it has been reported.

Netanyahu: Action on African migrants

2012-05-20 21:33

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has highlighted the dangers of an uncontrollable influx of African migrants to the Jewish state while vowing he would act to resolve the issue.


Canada gets applicants for immigration programme

2015-07-24 20:30

Canada has received just six applications for its pilot immigration programme for millionaires, far fewer than for its investor class visa.

Migrant boats carrying 400 people send SOS

2015-04-20 16:37

Ships in the Med are responding to distress calls from two boats said to be carrying around 400 migrants.

Pope urges - suffer the little children

2014-07-14 20:58

Pope Francis has called for urgent action to protect and care for the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children migrating from Central America to the United States.

Africans to lose as US axes visa lottery

2013-05-01 07:57

Africans could be the big losers as the United States reforms its immigration laws and eliminates the green card lottery, of which Africans are the main beneficiaries.

PM: Israeli efforts to block migrants work

2012-11-04 21:29

Israel's prime minister says the campaign to block the flow of African migrants is successful.

Cape attracts most property buyers

2011-03-24 11:23

There were more property buyers than sellers in the Western Cape last year, suggesting good economic growth, says an FNB monitor.

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