Pan-Africa

Carte : combien coûtent les passeports en Afrique ?

Published: 8/Jun/2017
Source: Jeune Afrique

Par Greg Roxburgh et Trésor Kibangula Après l’introduction de la biométrie en RDC, le passeport congolais est devenu l’un des plus onéreux du monde. Mais même à 164 euros pièce, ce n’est pas le le plus cher d’Afrique ! En…

Central Africa

Travails of Nigerians in Bakassi

Published: 17/Jul/2017
Source: This Day (Nigeria)

Editorial The government could do more to cushion the plight of Bakassi people Following heavy-handed laws and state-sponsored violence from the Cameroonian authorities, thousands of Nigerians have fled Abana, the headquarters of Bakassi Peninsula which is currently under the sovereignty…

East Africa

Tanzania: Human rights activist quizzed by immigration officers

Published: 25/Jul/2017
Source: The Citizen (Dar es Salaam)

By Alex Malanga Dar es Salaam. Immigration officers from Kinondoni District on Monday interrogated Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) national coordinator, Mr Onesmo Ole Ngurumwa, for one hour on his nationality. The immigration officers, according to Mr Ole Ngurumwa,…

North Africa

Southern Africa

Zimbabwe: ZEC clears air on ‘alien’ voters

Published: 24/Jul/2017
Source: The Herald (Harare)

Collen Murahwa Herald Reporter The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has clarified the confusion regarding the voting rights of the socalled “aliens”, saying they were eligible to register as voters.ZEC chief elections officer Ms Constance Chigwamba said in a statement that…

West Africa

Ghana’s automated birth registration programme commended

Published: 19/Jul/2017
Source: News Ghana

Participants at the just ended National Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability conference in Accra have lauded Ghana’s automated birth registration programme, an initiative between Tigo, UNICEF and the Ghana Births and Deaths Registry. Making a presentation to conference participants drawn from…