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SA government won’t accommodate Afghan refugees – Daily Friend

SA refuses to take Afghan refugees The South African government has said it will not accommodate any refugees from Afghanistan, even if they are eventually to be sent to a third country. Clayson Monyela, a spokesperson for the Department for International Relations and Co-operation (DIRCO), said that the government was…
bubmag
September 3, 2021
Refugees

‘Bring them here’: Town vows to welcome Afghan refugees

A small Western Australian town says it will welcome Afghan refugees with open arms if they are sent for resettlement in the shire. Key points:A WA shire says Afghan refugees could fill jobs in agriculture and hospitalityMt Barker is already home to a Afghan refugee communityThe WA Chamber of Commerce says refugees could…
bubmag
September 3, 2021
Refugees

Afghanistan: How many asylum seekers has the UK taken in?

By Rachel Schraer and Nicholas Barrett BBC Reality Check media captionChaotic scenes at Kabul airport as people try desperately to fleeIn the lead-up to the withdrawal of US and UK forces, there were chaotic scenes at Kabul airport as desperate people tried to flee Afghanistan. How many have been evacuated…
bubmag
September 2, 2021
Refugees

DIRCO: SA unable to accept Afghan refugees after fall of Kabul

South Africa’s Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has said the country opted to reject a request to take in refugees from Afghanistan, who had sought refuge in Pakistan, in the wake of the Taliban takeover. Hundreds of thousands of Afghans have fled the country, out of fear of…
bubmag
September 1, 2021
Refugees

Express Entry: Canada invites 635 PNP candidates

Published on September 1st, 2021 at 02:24pm EDT Updated on September 7th, 2021 at 08:32am EDT Another 635 Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates in the Express Entry system have been invited to apply for permanent residence. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held its latest draw on September 1. The…
bubmag
September 1, 2021
Refugees

Taliban confront economy in turmoil, humanitarian crisis

Afghan families gather to receive food from an Islamabad-based Christian organization on the outskirts of Chaman, a border town in the Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, on Aug. 31. The Associated Press Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers struggled to keep the country functioning on Wednesday after the final withdrawal of U.S. forces,…
bubmag
September 1, 2021