Zimbabwe jails 148 undocumented Malawian nationals

ZIMBABWE has sentenced 148 Malawian nationals found without legal documents to between four and six months in prison, the Malawi Freedom Network reports. The Malawians are awaiting deportation by the Chivhu and Mvuma magistrates. Authorities say 65 travellers were intercepted by police
August 29, 2022
Nigerians banned from going to fight in Ukraine

Nigerians banned from going to fight in Ukraine

Nigeria has said it will not allow its nationals to be enlisted to fight in Ukraine where Russian forces are bombing cities and rattling neighbourhoods with gunfire. This follows reports of alleged recruitment of volunteers in the country to fight on the
March 7, 2022
Ukraine crisis: First batch of students arrive in Ghana

Ukraine crisis: First batch of students arrive in Ghana

Ghana has become the first African country to evacuate its citizens fleeing the conflict in Ukraine following Russia’s invasion. The first group of 17 students arrived on Tuesday morning at Kotoka International Airport, in the capital, Accra. Ghana’s foreign ministry had earlier
March 1, 2022

African students ‘badly treated at Ukraine borders’

Cold and fearful, scores of South Africans, mostly students, have spent nights at the Polish border desperate to flee war-torn Ukraine as tensions and violence escalated in the East European country. In a WhatsApp group for African students in Ukraine, many shared
February 28, 2022

Nigeria offers to evacuate its citizens from Ukraine

The government of Nigeria says it will evacuate its citizens who wish to leave Ukraine as soon as airports are re-opened in the country. In a statement, Nigeria’s foreign ministry says the West African country “has received with surprise” the reports of
February 24, 2022

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