Namibia: Bogus husbands cause misery

Published: 24/Oct/2014
Source: New Era (Windhoek)

The Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration receives at least two requests on a weekly basis in which Namibian women married to foreigners request the ministry to help them trace the whereabouts of their ‘husbands’.

Speaking in an interview with New Era yesterday, the spokeswoman in the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration, Salome Kambala, said between 20 percent and 25 percent of foreigners who marry Namibians do it mainly to acquire citizenship and national documents.

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Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Naturalisation and Marriage
Regions: Southern Africa, Namibia
Year: 2014