Botswana Deporting Nigerians

From empty sky Mon Nov 26 2012, 02:00:00

Vanguard is reporting that Nigerians are being denied permission to renew visas in Botswana, even when they are married to Botswana nationals. Intra-African migration is complicated. The Xenophobic incidents in South Africa a few years back were extreme but they were an extreme manifestation of a widespread problem. Many Africans drift or migrate or flee towards the south of the continent.

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