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L’Afrique ne doit plus compter d’enfants «invisibles»

Published: 12/Dec/2018
Source: Jeune Afrique

Par Dominique Ouattara Dominique Ouattara est l’épouse d’Alassane Ouattara, président de la République de Côte d’Ivoire. Anciennement chef d’entreprise, elle se consacre aux activités de sa Fondation Children of Africa depuis l’élection de son époux, ainsi qu’au Fonds d’appui aux…

Central Africa

East Africa

North Africa

Mauritanians who sought refuge in U.S. face deportation, then jail

Published: 17/Dec/2018
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

by Nellie Peyton NOUAKCHOTT, DEC 17 – Mo had nothing but a set of jail clothes and the name of a distant cousin when he boarded the deportation flight from the United States to Mauritania, the African country he had…

Southern Africa

Report on citizenship law : Zimbabwe

Published: 17/Jan/2019
Source: Global Citizenship Observatory

By Bronwen Manby Abstract: This report discusses citizenship in Zimbabwe. It explores the history of citizenship in this country, modes of acquisition and loss, and current debates and reform plans regarding citizenship policy. Download from Global Citizenship Observatory (European University…

West Africa

Nigerien man stranded at Ethiopian airport for months

Published: 17/Jan/2019
Source: Global Voices

By Faaris Adam Eissa Muhamad, from Niger, says he has been stranded in the transit section of Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for more than two months, starting on November 6, 2018. Muhamad, 24, was deported from Israel…