Zambia repatriates 47 illegal immigrants

Immigration authorities in Zambia yesterday said 46 Ethiopians and a French national had been deported for entering the country illegally. Immigration Department spokesperson, Namati Nshinka, said in a statement that the deportation was conducted between February 23rd and March 1st after the affected foreigners concluded their prison sentences for unlawful entry into Zambia. According to him, 24 other Ethiopians are still serving their various prison sentences in the country.