Jul 30th, 2013
Suspected Ethiopian drug lord Soloman Walde Haulu was arrested in Nairobi’s Eastleigh neighbourhood Thursday (July 25th) for re-entering the country illegally after he was deported June 11th, Kenya’s The Standard reported. Haulu, 76, sneaked back into Kenya from Uganda through the Malaba ...
May 6th, 2012
An attorney for a 28-year-old Nigerian man facing deportation will try to persuade immigration officials on Monday to release his client from a Wisconsin detention center following his arrest last week. The lawyer and the man’s American wife contend the arrest was unnecessary. Eugene Peba, who has b...
Mar 12th, 2012
OUR government has opted for a short-cut diplomatic strategy in its attempt to appease Nigeria. This after 125 citizens from the West African country were refused entry into South Africa. They were deported soon after immigration officials at OR Tambo International Airport queried the validity –...
Mar 14th, 2011
The Population and Immigration Authority sent a Nigerian woman and her Israeli-born daughter back to her native country, as part of the cabinet’s decision to deport migrants who do not meet certain criteria. The woman entered Israel in 2009 as a part of a tourist pilgrimage from Nigeria. After ...
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Mar 4th, 2011
About 92 Nigerians have been deported by the British Government. They arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos, yesterday. An immigration source said two of them were accused of drug related offences; others were deported for immigration offences. Some of the deporte...
Jan 5th, 2011
Co-Minister of Home Affairs Theresa Makone toured the damaged facility on Wednesday and said operations at the documents production facility of the Office of the Registrar General should resume within days. Zimbabwe’s Office of the Registrar General could resume issuing passports next week if r...
Jan 3rd, 2011
Almost 255 000 Zimbabweans took advantage of the government’s special dispensation to legalise their stay in South Africa, a home affairs spokesperson said on Monday. Ronnie Mamoepa said the final figure for Zimbabweans who applied to legalise their stay in the country stood at 254 802. By 4pm ...