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Deported Joyous Celebration member, immigration clears air

17 July 2014 | 3032 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 | 5369 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 | 4917 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 | 2815 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

HIFA to face the music for 'dramatising' the deportation of Freshlyground

28 May 2014 | 1898 Views
GOVERNMENT is contemplating action against the Harare International Festival of Arts (HIFA) for "dramatizing" the deportation of South African Afro-pop group, Freshlyground, despite being aware that ...
by Staff reporter

Muslim clerics face deportation from Zimbabwe

26 May 2014 | 2870 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 | 6769 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 | 4673 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 | 5098 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 | 3501 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 | 3224 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 | 4202 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 | 1826 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 | 2736 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 | 2743 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 | 2280 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 | 4404 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 | 3396 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 | 4124 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 | 2913 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 | 4602 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 | 1806 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 | 2499 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 | 3473 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 | 4145 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 | 6445 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 | 2844 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 | 5885 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

14 Zimbabwean prostitutes face deportation from Zambia

28 July 2013 | 4516 Views
LUSAKA - Livingstone police and other security officers on Wednesday rounded up about 76 sex workers from various lodges within the tourist city.Southern Province Police Commissioner Charity K...
by Staff reporter

1,000 Leicester residents ask Home Secretary to let Evenia stay

26 July 2013 | 3563 Views
Evenia Mawongera has to report again at Loughborough Immigration Reporting Centre today (Friday, 26 July 2013) at 11am.  As happened last week, a number of people from the wider Leicester commun...
by Ambrose Musiyiwa

Zimbabwean woman escapes UK deportation

18 July 2013 | 4066 Views
A grandmother facing deportation to Zimbabwe has spoken of her delight after being released, a day before she was set to be deported from the UK.Evenia Mawongera, a critic of the Mugabe regime...
by Staff reporter

Campaigners ask UK to release failed asylum seeker from detention

15 July 2013 | 3761 Views
Campaigners are asking Home Secretary Theresa May to release Evenia Mawongera from detention. The campaigners have set up a petition for Mawongera's release. Petition click here.They ...
by Staff reporter

Woman to be forcibly returned to Zimbabwe from UK

15 July 2013 | 5791 Views
A Zimbabwean woman has been detained in the UK and is now set to be forcibly sent back to Harare.Evenia Mawongera (55) has been living in Leicester with her daughters and grandchildren, all ...
by Staff reporter

2 MDC UK members deported back to Zimbabwe

02 July 2013 | 5658 Views
Concern is high for the fate of scores of Zimbabweans living in the UK as asylum seekers, with that country said to be stepping up its practice of deportations.The UK resumed deportations in...
by Alex Bell

United Kingdom deporting Zimbabweans - video

12 June 2013 | 3856 Views
This is a trailer to a 2 ½ hour documentary titled 'Zimbabwe Yesterday, Zimbabwe Today: Africa's hope for a heritage? This documentary was produced 13th of July 2012.http://ww...
by Masowe

Zimbabwean teacher lose UK political asylum battle, face deportation

30 May 2013 | 4552 Views
A Zimbabwean teacher has lost her battle for political asylum in the UK and is now set to be deported to Bulawayo. In dismissing her appeal Immigration judges said...
by Staff reporter

Zim deportations on the rise

28 May 2013 | 4581 Views
The number of deportations of Zimbabwean nationals from other Southern African nations is on the rise, in what is being described as a sign that thousands of people are still risking illegal border cr...
by Staff reporter

Deportations of Zimbabweans escalate

23 May 2013 | 5104 Views
The governments of Botswana and South Africa have in recent months escalated the deportation of Zimbabwean immigrants living in their countries without proper documentation. Figures released b...
by Staff reporter

Gamu talks about UK deportation 'threat' - video

05 May 2013 | 2914 Views
Former X Factor contestant Gamu has said she was never under threat of deportation from Britain and her case was fixed by the courts "in five minutes".The Zimbabwean-born singer appeared on t...
by Arts reporter

UK deporting Zimbabweans on Tsvangirai's rhetoric

11 February 2013 | 5040 Views
I am saddened by the news that the United Kingdom Border Agencies is deporting Zimbabweans basing on the rhetoric that "Morgan Tsvangirai recommended that Zimbabweans should go back home and help rebu...
by Tendai Kwari

Obama's uncle gets US deportation hearing

31 January 2013 | 4586 Views
A federal immigration judge has scheduled a new deportation hearing granted last year to President Barack Obama's uncle in the state of Massachusetts.Onyango Obama is the half-brother of the p...
by Sapa

Deportation of Zimbabweans from Botswana declined by 28 pc

01 November 2012 | 3603 Views
Deportations of Zimbabweans from Botswana through the Plumtree Border Post have declined by 28% in the first 9 months of this year compared with last year. Figures from the department of imm...
by Staff reporter

Zim activist face second UK deportation attempt

05 July 2012 | 1918 Views
Concern has once again been raised for the safety of a UK based Zimbabwean activist, facing a second deportation threat by the British authorities this week.Nottingham based Trevor Chanetsa i...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabweans face deportation

23 June 2012 | 3656 Views
More than 1,5 million Zimbabweans living illegally in neighbouring South Africa face deportation at the end of this month when the moratorium for illegal immigrants expires.The South African ...
by Staff reporter

Obama grants deportation immunity to young illegal immigrants

16 June 2012 | 2051 Views
US President Barack Obama announced a controversial policy change - seemingly smart election-year politics for a commander in chief who is counting on Latino votes in November - that could affect abo...
by NYDN

Nigerian businessmen face deportation from Zimbabwe

13 June 2012 | 2748 Views
TWO Nigerians who entered the country illegally and established businesses in Karoi before marrying Zimbabwean women, face deportation after being convicted of contravening the Immigration Act. ...
by Staff reporter

Calls to deport the security guard who attacked a black man for defacing Zuma Spear portrait

23 May 2012 | 5576 Views
ANC activists have called for the security guard who manhandled the black man who defaced the Zuma portrait to be deported from South Africa. Most ANC activist have a feeling that the secu...
by Staff reporter

Zim man to be deported from the UK

04 May 2012 | 2532 Views
NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom - A Zimbabwean man, Trevor Chanetsa is due to be deported from the United Kingdom.Chanetsa, aged 31, came to the UK in September 2002 and claimed asylum on political...
by Staff reporter

UK based Zim activist faces deportation

03 April 2012 | 1409 Views
A UK based Zimbabwean activist faces possible deportation back home.Frazer Muzondo, a Zim asylum seeker and an MDC-T activist, was detained last week during his routine report to Border Agen...
by Staff reporter

Finland court suspends gay Zimbabwean's deportation

02 April 2012 | 1277 Views
The Supreme Court has suspended the deportation of a gay Zimbabwean asylum seeker. The court is considering the man's asylum application and has ruled that he cannot be deported until it has reached ...
by Staff reporter

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