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Why African passports are more expensive, but less powerful?

Published: 16/Jul/2021
Source: The Africa Report

By Marie Toulemonde Across Africa, passports are often more expensive than elsewhere, open fewer doors and are manufactured by foreign companies. Here’s our detailed look at passports across the continent. No less than 110,000 CFA francs (about $194). This is…

Central Africa

East Africa

North Africa

Western Sahara: From colonial subjects to stateless refugees

Published: 8/Jul/2021
Source: European Network on Statelessness

Aminetou Errer Bouzeid, LEFRIG Project Coordinator and Social Worker The exact number of people who were forcibly displaced in the 1970s to the Tindouf refugee camps set up by the Algerian state is unknown, but estimated at hundreds of thousands…

Southern Africa

West Africa