Ugandan refugee sues govt

A Ugandan exile is fighting tooth and nail not to be deported to his country after his political refugee status was revoked recently.

Musa Isabirye has filed an urgent application against government after he was detained on March 9. He is currently detained at Central Police Station in Gaborone.

He said he has lived in Botswana since 2000 and his many attempts to be granted refugee status only bore fruit in 2011. He said in his affidavit that to the best of his knowledge, he remains a refugee recognised by Botswana laws. He said he is not aware of the revocation of his refugee status and wants to be relocated to another country.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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