Shaminu and Her Travelling Shoes

Shamimu Netonze


After three frustrating years of failed visa attempts, Shaminu Netonze and her son are about to join her husband in Canada. She wants to look stylish, so she buys a pair of black shoes in Mombasa. Her heart sinks when an immigration officer stops her in Halifax. Instead of refusing her entry, the officer explains that the shoes she is wearing are a Canadian brand.

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