Al-Bashir still in SA – report

Johannesburg – The mystery of Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir’s whereabouts took another turn on Sunday evening, following earlier reports that he had left South Africa. According to Bloomberg, having earlier reported on Sunday that the Sudanese president had left the country, al-Bashir has since been seen by reporters at the...
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Skilled workers immigration cap hit -BBC

The government’s immigration cap for non-EU skilled workers has been hit for the first time, blocking the arrival of some nurses, doctors and teachers. The cap, which applies to posts earning above £20,800, is a measure introduced under the coalition government in 2011. The Home Office has confirmed that the...
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New UK support as UN launches Iraq appeal

The UK is stepping up support for families in Iraq that have been forced to flee their homes by ISIL fighting, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced. The £20 million in new funding will provide tens of thousands of the most vulnerable Iraqis, including women and girls, with access...
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A New Home and a Helping Hand

Time seems to have stopped in Dilingala, a sleepy farming village in southern Chad. But for many local residents, including 40-year-old Nicolas, life is forever changing. The violence ravaging the Central African Republic, just 50 kilometres from here, spilled over into Dilingala a year ago. Now, Nicolas hosts a refugee...
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