The Angolan Immigration and Aliens Service (SME) previously announced that,In the first week of October, more than 8,000 foreigners were expelled from Angola.2,529 people were detained for "illegal entry and use of false documents."
According to Mauro Pedro, Angolan SME Communications and Information Officer, between October 3 and 10, 8006 foreign citizens were deported by “judicial and administrative decisions”, 24 of whom were illegally resident in the country.
According to the same source, 2,097 citizens of different nationalities were prevented from entering Angola and returned to their countries of origin, and 17 nationals were prevented from leaving the country for various reasons.
According to Angolan news agency Angop, since the "Transparent Action" against illegal immigration and illegal mining of diamonds has been carried out jointly by the Angolan National Police, the Border Police, the Criminal Investigation Bureau and the Immigration Bureau on September 25, more than 180,000 have been repatriated in Angola. Aliens who are illegally stranded. Seized some guns, a large number of vehicles used to mine diamonds, machinery and equipment and illegally mined diamonds. Closed more than 120 diamond trading stores and collected more than 600,000 US dollars. The "Transparency Initiative" will last for two years.