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Kenyans Scramble for Digital Passports as Deadline Looms

By James KahongehThe agony to acquire new e-passports ahead of the August 31 deadline continued on Friday with long queues witnessed at Nyayo House...
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Somalia: IDP-Led Social Businesses Win Award for Ideas Developed Under EU, UN and Government...

Three IDP-led social enterprises have won awards for their ideas during a pitch event and start-up fair in Mogadishu, where they presented their business...
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Nigeria: Immigration Service Begins Issuance of 10-Year e-Passport in Lagos

By Oge UdegbunamThe Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced plans to start issuing the new enhanced 10-year e-Passport to eligible applicants at its Ikoyi...
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Africa: Don’t Take African Generosity Towards Refugees for Granted, Says UN Refugee Chief

The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council...

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees

Statelessness for terrorists’ families, never an acceptable option, urges UN rights chief Thousands of suspected foreign ISIL terrorist fighters and their families who are being...
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Namibia: Home Affairs Out of Passports – Again

By Tuyeimo HaidulaFRUSTRATED Namibians waiting for passports will have to...

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief

Speaking via video-link from Geneva, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, described Africa as a “humanitarian theatre”, referring to the recently published Global...
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Malawi: E-Permit Project Ending in June

By Maureen Murothopic sourced from internet Blantyre, June 24, 2019. Electronic permit processing system (E-permit) Project which the Department of Immigration has been implementing from...
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Mozambique: Local People Urged to Help Control Border

Maputo — Bela Vista (Mozambique), 24 Jun (AIM) - The General Commander of the Mozambican police force, Bernadino Rafael, on Saturday asked for the...
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Ghana: World Refugee Day Observed At Ampain

By Peter GbambilaAmpain — The 2019 World Refugee Day was marked in Ghana last Thursday at the Ampain Refugee camp in the Ellembelle District...
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Kenya: Govt Says e-Passports Will Be Issued Even After August Deadline

By Muthoni WaweruNairobi — The government has moved to assure Kenyans that the issuance of the new generation e-passports will continue even after the...
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Ethiopia: Envoy Elected As Chairperson of IOM Counci

opinion Ambassador Zenebe Kebede, Permanent Representative of Ethiopia to the UN office at Geneva and other International Organization's in Switzerland has been elected as Chairperson...
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Africa: After 50 Years, Africa’s Refugee Policy Still Leads

analysis By Tsion Tadesse Abebe, Allehone Abebe and Marina Sharpe'Africa has set the gold standard for solidarity' on refugee response, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres...
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Kenya: Why You Do Not Need to Queue at 3am for e-Passport – Govt

By Hilary KimuyuThe government has clarified that the new e-passport will still be issued after the August 31 deadline. In a statement, the Immigration Department...
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Kenyans in U.S. Warned Over Deportation

By Chris WamalwaImmigration law experts are warning Kenyans living in the US illegally to avoid places and situations that would bring them into direct...
Trump: 'Every Last Chance' for Democrats to Reach Immigration Deal | Voice of America

Trump: ‘Every Last Chance’ for Democrats to Reach Immigration Deal | Voice of America

U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday he wants to give opposition Democratic lawmakers "every last chance" to stiffen the country's asylum laws and immigration...
Lawmakers Alarmed by State of Federal Lockups for Migrant Kids | Voice of America

Lawmakers Alarmed by State of Federal Lockups for Migrant Kids | Voice of America

Lawmakers on Friday were calling for swift change after reports this week of more than 250 infants, children and teens being held inside a...
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B.C. PNP Draw Held June 4 issues 274 ITAs

Details The CanadaVisa Team 05 June 2019 British Columbia’s Provincial Nomination Program issued...
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Cameroon: Refugee Women Empowered by Mobile Money

By Anne NzouankeuIn refugee camps in Cameroon, food aid has...
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B.C. PNP draw held June 18 issues 270 ITAs

Details The CanadaVisa Team 21 June 2019 British Columbia invited 270 immigration candidates...
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South Africa: World Refugee Day – South Africans Skeptical About Foreigners’ Motives, Study Finds

A recent Ipsos global study, coinciding with World Refugee Day, shows that 71% of South Africans tend to be more supportive of refugees seeking...
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Nigeria: As Nimasa Distributes Relief Materials to IDPs

Eromosele Abiodun posits that the donation of relief materials to internally displaced persons cross 20 states by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency is...

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