Venaani Briefs the media on the UK meeting

McHenry Venaani also briefed the media on the imminent deportation of Namibian asylum seekers in the United Kingdom after he met the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah.

Venaani says the meeting with Nandi-Ndaitwa was fruitful, saying it would be a lengthy process to deport those Namibians back home.

He reminded the governments of both countries to follow international laws that deal with issues surrounding migration and asylum seekers.

British High Commissioner gives context about Namibian asylum seekers

The British High Commissioner to Namibia, Charles Moore, says the leaked communication on Namibian asylum seekers in the United Kingdom contained inaccuracies and a lack of understanding of the country's asylum system.

Moore was speaking on the nbc's Good Morning Namibia show to put the situation of Namibian asylum seekers in context after the UK government rejected their applications.

Namibians in the UK face deportation

A great number of Namibians have gone to the UK over the years under the guise of seeking asylum. But soon, over 90% of Namibian asylum seekers in the United Kingdom will soon be deported back to Namibia.

The British High Commissioner to Namibia, Charles Moore has reached out to the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation proposing that the two Governments collaborate in working out ways on how to facilitate the process.