When Clinton Friedman went to the SA consulate in Switzerland to renew his passport, he had no idea what awaited him. "I was asked if I had another citizenship. I said, ‘Yes, Swiss.’ And they told me: ‘Well, then you are no longer South African.’ And that was that. I had become an ex-South African without wanting to be one.

"My sons are naturalised South Africans because they were born while I was still South African. How absurd."..

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