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40,000 including Zimbabweans face deportation from UK

29 March 2016 | 3713 Views
British Members of Parliament have warned that plans to deport skilled migrant workers who earn less than £35 000 per year and originate from non-European Union (EU) countries will create a skills sh...
by Staff reporter

New deportation rules for 'broke' Zimbabwean migrants in UK

18 January 2016 | 5633 Views
ZIMBABWEANS in the United Kingdom earning less than £35,000 per annum after living in that country for more than five years face deportation. The latest development is in line with the new UK...
by New deportation rules for 'broke' Zimbabwean migrants in UK

Zimbabweans in SA face mass deportation

07 January 2016 | 4165 Views
THOUSANDS of Zimbabweans based in South Africa face deportation after failing to raise R1 350 required for transferring their permits from old to new passports.Zimbabwe Community in South Afri...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean woman stabs son in US, faces deportation

15 October 2015 | 5503 Views
A ZIMBABWEAN woman accused of stabbing her 3-year-old son in Mississippi last Monday night could be deported if she's convicted of attempted murder.Nomatter Gava-Hudson is said to have stabbed...
by US media

Zim man faces deportation from UK due to weight gain

21 September 2015 | 3136 Views
Father-of-four faces being sent back to Zimbabwe because he gained nine stone and no longer looks like his passport photo.Atterbell Maplanka, 36, moved to the UK in 2000, and weighed ten stone...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwean man faces deportation from UK

14 September 2015 | 5694 Views
A 37-year-old Zimbabwean man is being held at the Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre near Heathrow Airport pending deportation back to Zimbabwe on Tuesday.British immigration officials c...
by Staff reporter

SA woman awaits deportation from Zimbabwe

18 August 2015 | 4749 Views
A SOUTH African woman who was living in Zimbabwe illegally is awaiting deportation after she was arrested when she reported her abusive husband to the police.Siphokazi Nxazonke, 31, who has be...
by Shamiso Dzingire

Zimbabweans fear SA deportation

06 August 2015 | 5136 Views
CAPE TOWN - The immigrant rights group People Against Suffering Oppression and Poverty (Passop) is concerned that hundreds of Zimbabweans are being told to leave South Africa imminently.Passop...
by Staff reporter I DM

Zimbabwean expats face deportation from UK

25 June 2015 | 10345 Views
The UK is about to introduce a new immigration rule that will require migrant workers who have been in the country for more than 5 years to have an annual income of £35 000 (R665 625 at R19.03/pound)...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabweans in marriages of convenience to avoid deportation

14 June 2015 | 9229 Views
Some Zimbabweans without proper immigration documents in various countries have resorted to getting hooked into marriages of convenience in order to avoid being deported.This has been happ...
by Gibbs Dube

SA to deport 1,350 Zimbabweans starting today

29 May 2015 | 5723 Views
South African government will be deporting 1,350 Zimbabwean illegal immigrants starting today when the first batch of 440 people is expected to arrive by bus in Zimbabwe, an official has said....
by Thupeyo Muleya

SA suspends deportations

15 May 2015 | 4060 Views
South Africa has temporarily suspended deportations following a legal challenge by a human rights group which argued that it was insensitive for authorities to target foreigners, including Zimbabw...
by Staff reporter

South Africa court halts deportations

13 May 2015 | 4709 Views
South Africa's high court has temporarily prevented the deportation of more than 300 undocumented migrants.Rights activists have criticised the arrests of more than 700 suspected illegal migra...
by BBC

Deportation of foreigners intensifies in South Africa

06 May 2015 | 11315 Views
As people might be aware, deportations have started on a serious note. This is in reaction to the issues raised by South Africans regarding the number of foreigners, especially the illegal/undocumente...
by Butholezwe Nyathi

South Africa deports 421 Zimbabweans

29 April 2015 | 6300 Views
SOUTH Africa has deported 421 Zimbabweans who had been stuck at the Lindelani Repatriations Holding Centre in Johannesburg for between three to eight months.Zimbabwe's Consul-General Batiraish...
by Thupeyo Muleya

SA woman to be deportated from Zimbabwe

13 February 2015 | 7041 Views
A SOUTH African woman and her two minor children face deportation after breaching Zimbabwe's immigration laws by illegally extending their stay in the country.Letti Agness Ndlovu, 47, who is c...
by Mashudu Netsianda

Over 40 000 Zimbabweans in South Africa face deportation

02 February 2015 | 6252 Views
More than 40 000 Zimbabweans face deportation from South Africa with the country today announcing that it will start sending back those without proper documentation. South African Home Af...
by Staff Reporter

Zim man loses fight against deportation in Canada

14 January 2015 | 3883 Views
A 21-year-old Zimbabwean man was unable to have his deportation by the Canadian government halted and is on his way back to Zimbabwe.According to insidehalton.com, despite family, friends and ...
by Staff Reporter

SA yet to process deportation of 40,000 Zimbabweans

13 January 2015 | 3798 Views
SOUTH Africa has not yet started the process of deporting 40,000 Zimbabweans who failed to obtain new permits in that country, Zimbabwe's ambassador to South Africa Isaac Moyo said yesterday.A...
by Patrick Chitumba

'SA deportations drop by 28%'

13 January 2015 | 2101 Views
The number of people seeking assistance from the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) after deportation by road from South Africa dropped by 28 percent at the end of last year.The or...
by Thupeyo Muleya

SA cracks down on Zimbabweans without papers

07 January 2015 | 7076 Views
Solidarity between South Africa and Zimbabwe seems frayed, if not torn, as deportations are threatened for thousands of Zimbabwean nationals eking out a living in the more prosperous country to the so...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe's govt unaware of SA deportations

05 January 2015 | 4328 Views
The Zimbabwean government which in the past engaged South Africa, professed ignorance on the supposed deportations of its citizens resident in the neighbouring country.South Africa had given Z...
by Staff reporter

SA 'deportations are inhumane,' says Zim govt

03 October 2014 | 7490 Views
THE Zimbabwe government has slammed the South African government for ill treating Zimbabwe deportees which followed an announcement by the neighbouring country that it would flush out illegal Zimb...
by Staff Reporter

Deported Joyous Celebration member, immigration clears air

17 July 2014 | 4249 Views
THE Department of Immigration says Sphumelele Mbambo - a member of South African gospel outfit Joyous Celebration Choir - was refused entry into Zimbabwe last week because she did not have a work perm...
by Bongani Ndlovu

Mass deportation fears as South Africa gets tough

10 July 2014 | 6138 Views
STRICT new South African immigration laws have sparked confusion and panic among foreign residents in the "Gateway to Africa" and forced 250,000 Zimbabweans to decide whether to return home.Wa...
by AFP

Voluntary repatriation of Zimbabweans resumes

05 June 2014 | 5627 Views
FRANCISTOWN - The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has resumed a voluntary repatriation programme for hundreds of Zimbabwean refugees who fled to Botswana from political persecution...
by Staff reporter

American footballers arrested for overstaying in Zimbabwe

30 May 2014 | 3968 Views
TWO American footballers attached to Bulawayo club, Bantu Rovers, have been arrested for overstaying in the country.Gregory Joseph Klarura, 25, and Michael Rose, 24, who came into Zimbabw...
by Staff reporter

Muslim clerics face deportation from Zimbabwe

26 May 2014 | 3649 Views
THREE foreigners, two of them Muslim clerics from Sierra Leone, face deportation following their arrest for illegal immigration. The priests, Fofana Mamoudou and Mohammed Bayo along with Angol...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Mass deportation of Zimbabweans will create a crisis

24 May 2014 | 7319 Views
Mass deportation of Zimbabweans from South Africa is not going to solve anything. In actual fact, it will create a crisis.As South Africa prepares to elab...
by Butholezwe Nyathi

Zimbabwe deport Motswana woman

02 May 2014 | 5057 Views
A MOTSWANA woman who eloped with her boyfriend from the neighbouring country to stay in Zimbabwe illegally after her visa had lapsed was on Tuesday convicted and fined $100 before being deported to Bo...
by Staff Reporter

'We can't stop deportations,' says Home Affairs

22 April 2014 | 5438 Views
The deputy minister of Home Affairs, Ziyambi Ziyambi,  said it is not the mandate of the ministry to stop the imminent deportations of over two million Zimbabweans from South Africa.Zimba...
by Regis Chingawo

Deportation of Zimbabweans increases

20 April 2014 | 181 Views
THE deportation of Zimbabweans illegally residing in Botswana increased towards this year's Easter and Independence holidays, an official has said.Queues resurfaced at the Plumtree Border Post...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Zim diaspora calls for UK to rethink deportations

15 April 2014 | 3567 Views
The UK government is being urged to consider implementing a moratorium on the deportations of failed Zimbabwe asylum seekers, because of the worsening situation there.Th...
by Alex Bell

Deportation of Zimbabweans resumes in the UK

13 April 2014 | 4624 Views
Zimbabwe's former colonial master, Britain, refuge to thousands of people escaping economic and perceived political persecution in the last decade and half, has resumed deportations of Zimbabweans wh...
by Staff reporter

Ex-US Congressman to be deported from Zimbabwe

22 February 2014 | 1775 Views
A Zimbabwean court on Friday ordered the deportation of former U.S. congressman Mel Reynolds after he pleaded guilty to staying in the southern African country on an expired visa....
by Staff reporter

SA deportations drops by 21%

04 January 2014 | 2780 Views
The number of Zimbabweans being deported from neighbouring South Africa has decreased by 21 percent during the last 12 months.Deportations from SA resumed October 7, 2011 following the expiry...
by Staff Repoerter

Zim man fined N$4,000 or 12 months in jail for overstaying in Namibia

05 December 2013 | 2528 Views
Namibia is cracking down on illegals saying this was the right time to nab them as they wanted to be with their loved ones.Several Zimbabweans have been caught in the net and one was brought t...
by Staff reporter

Botswana deports 23 000 Zimbabweans

25 November 2013 | 1986 Views
THE number of Zimbabweans deported from Botswana is already higher by 30 percent from last year, as the neighbouring country intensifies its inland operations of driving out illegal immigrants, an off...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean granny survives UK deportation for now

25 October 2013 | 4244 Views
Family and friends have voiced their relief after Evenia Mawongera did not board a deportation flight to Zimbabwe last night. After months of campaigning to persuade Home Secretary Teresa M...
by Staff reporter

Airline campaigning against Evenia Mawongera's deportation

23 October 2013 | 3432 Views
Evenia is under the threat of deportation to Zimbabwe. Her removal ticket has been issued for 24 October Ethiopia Airlines flight ET 701 1900hrs to Addis Ababa (then on to Harare, flight ET873)....
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean granny to be deported on 24 October 24 from UK

23 October 2013 | 3976 Views
Evenia Mawongera is 55 years old. She lives in Leicester and is from Zimbabwe. She has been living in Leicester with her daughters and grandchildren, all of whom are British citizens, for close to 10...
by Staff reporter

Homeless Zim teen faces SA deportation

18 October 2013 | 2741 Views
POLOKWANE - A homeless Zimbabwean teenager is set to be sent home for allegedly assaulting other children with an iron rod at the Polokwane welfare complex.The 17-year-old boy is currently bei...
by Staff Reporter

SA top cop fingered in illegal deportation of Zimbabweans

13 October 2013 | 4060 Views
Damning new documents put Hawks boss Lieutenant-General Anwa Dramat at the centre of a rendition scandal in which Zimbabweans were arrested in South Africa and sent across the border to be tortured a...
by Staff reporter

Leicester should offer Evenia Mawongera Freedom of the City

11 October 2013 | 1429 Views
I believe that Leicester should offer Evenia Mawongera the Freedom of the City.I say this because Evenia has been living in this city with her daughters and grandchildren for more than 10 year...
by Ambrose Musiyiwa

Alun Parry lends his voice to calls for Evenia not to be deported

01 October 2013 | 2145 Views
Last night, Monday, 30 September, the immensely talented, singer-songwriter Alun Parry lent his voice to calls for Evenia Mawongera's release.Evenia, ...
by Ambrose Musiyiwa

Deportation of a Zimbabwean man from the UK aborted

21 September 2013 | 3019 Views
Promising rugby player, Moses Mazomba was put on an Ethiopian Airlines plane on Thursday night but kicked such a fuss that the pilot ordered him off the plane.The 24-year-old who has been li...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean man to be deported from UK tonight

19 September 2013 | 3736 Views
Campaigners are rallying for a last minute push to stop the deportation of a promising Zimbabwean rugby player tonight from the UK.Moses Mazomba, 24, is set to be forcibly removed from the UK ...
by Staff reporter

Gay man faces deportation back to Zimbabwe

18 September 2013 | 5772 Views
A Zimbabwean who claimed he was gay and would be killed if he was forcibly returned to Masvingo has lost his asylum claim.The 32-year-old man who will now be deported was told by an immigrati...
by Staff reporter

Botswana intensifies deportation of Zimbabweans, deports over 135 000

23 August 2013 | 185 Views
BOTSWANA has deported more than 135 000 Zimbabweans through the three western region border posts between January 2009 and July this year.Of late the neighbouring country has intensified measu...
by Staff reporter

South Africa deports 28 000 Zimbabweans

06 August 2013 | 5647 Views
SOUTH Africa has deported more than 28 000 Zimbabweans through Beitbridge Border Post during the first half of the year, a sharp increase compared to 16 780 during the same period last year. ...
by Staff reporter

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