The minister who made the pronouncement on Wednesday before the Senate said among the 156 refuges, 130 are under state protection while 26 are asylum seekers.
“The refuges among others fled their respective countries of origin because of their political opinions, some wanted to avoid compulsory national military service while others were running away from xenophobic attacks to mention a few," Mr Letsosa said.
Oct. 23, 2020 1 min read
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THERE are at least 156 refuges currently living in Lesotho, the Minister of Home Affairs Motlalentoa Letsosa has announced.