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Seven Zimbabweans Deported From Britain Reunite With Families

Life after the ‘flight of shame’

Seven Zimbabweans Deported From Britain Reunite With Families

A second batch of seven Zimbabwean nationals who were deported from the United Kingdom last month have reunited with their families and relatives after completing a mandatory 10-day quarantine.

The deportees were quarantined at the Zimbabwe Institute of Public Administration and Management (ZIPAM) in Darwendale.

ZIPAM acting director-general Edgar Makande on Tuesday said the Government took care of the deportees and helped integrate them back into communities. Makande said:

Yes, the seven have all re-integrated with their families and there were no complaints from them while staying here.

They were offered free meals, while also enjoying basics like free wi-fi connectivity and television during their stay at ZIPAM at taxpayers’ expense.

While residents returning to Zimbabwe voluntarily are required to undergo mandatory quarantine, they have to do so at their own expense.

The British government deports foreign nationals, including Zimbabweans, who would have been released from detention after serving jail terms for various offences.

Most among both the first and second batch of returnees arrived in England between 1999 and 2007 and were being deported since they had been convicted of serious offences.

These crimes do not count against them on their return as the offences were not committed in Zimbabwe.

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