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Astrid Kaseke, who beat all odds to succeed as a highly educated foreigner in South Africa.
Astrid Kaseke, who beat all odds to succeed as a highly educated foreigner in South Africa.

For the purpose of broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE), it is generally understood that an individual qualifying for this category of assistance has to be African, coloured or Indian, as well as a South African citizen.

BEE allows for a person to be a South African citizen through birth, descent or naturalisation.

However, citizenship through naturalisation only applies in limited circumstances.

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