Caprivians call for political dialogue

A group calling itself Concerned Caprivians of Caprivian Strip/ Namibia petitioned governments of Botswana, Namibia and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) for political dialogue.

On Monday the Concerned Caprivians are calling for political dialogue between Namibia and the political leadership of Caprivian refugees. This comes after Botswana and Namibia governments agreed that Botswana must return Namibian refugees by the December 31, 2015.

The Concerned Caprivians group national coordinator, Aldrin Mahulilo Haluzibi, pleaded with the tripartite, more especially the Botswana government, not to return the refugees back to the country until the Namibia has a political dialogue with leaders of Caprivian refugees who are mostly exiles of the banished United Democratic Party (UDP), which was banished by the country in 1998.

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