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21 September 2017 08:57 (South Africa)

Uzbekistan threatens to shut Kyrgyzstan border

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Uzbekistan has accepted 45,000 adult refugees from neighbouring Kyrgyzstan, and has stated that it will need international aid to cope with them all. The country's deputy prime minister said that it will not accept any more refugees from Kyrgyzstan, owing to a lack of capacity. Read more: AFP via The Straits Times

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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