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Over 8 000 asylum seekers and refugees currently hosted in Namibia

Contributed by NAMPA.

WINDHOEK, 20 JUN (NAMPA) Namibia currently has a total of 8 118 asylum seekers and refugees, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration and Safety, Daniel Kashikola has revealed.
Kashikola said this figure includes inactive cases from 17 countries: Bangladesh, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The inactive cases include those that did no ...