Abandoned as a child in South Africa, Mpho Modise is desperate for citizenship
17 December 2020 | 3:15 pm
Mpho Modise is unsure of her age and does not have a birth certificate to confirm it. She is stateless, meaning she does not have a nationality and with that - no identity papers. Her greatest fear is that the burdens of statelessness will be passed on to her four children, unless she can obtain South African citizenship.
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