Central Africa

Gabonese President denies Nigerian citizenship allegation

Published: 13/Aug/2016
Source: TVC News (Lagos)

Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba has written off his opponents’ chances in the country’s upcoming presidential election. TVC NEWS’ Bukola Samuel-Wemimo reports that Bongo also dismissed allegations he was not Gabonese, but Nigerian — which would make him ineligible to…

East Africa

Tanzania: State Considering Dual Citizenship for Diaspora

Published: 24/Aug/2016
Source: Tanzania Daily News

By Lydia Shekighenda The government has started giving special consideration to Tanzanians living abroad to exploit various opportunities available in the country as it contemplates on duo citizenship. Foreign Affairs and East African Co-operation’s Head of Communications, Mindi Kasiga revealed…

North Africa

Southern Africa

Namibia: President rejects citizenship bill

Published: 15/Aug/2016
Source: The Namibian

by Shinovene Immanuel PRESIDENT Hage Geingob has admitted that the proposed amendment to the citizenship law is not needed and that lawmakers and the executive should not be seen as sidestepping courts’ decisions. Speaking publicly for the first time on…

West Africa