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Tanzania: Geita, Shinyanga Hit 70% Birth Registration

Published: 25/Apr/2017
Source: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

Mwanza — Geita and Shinyanga regions registered and issued birth certificates to 479,146 children during the past one month, from March 21 to April 21, 2017. The registered children make 70 percent of the registration and certificate issuance target in the…

Espagne : 30332 Sénégalais inscrits sur les listes électorales.

Published: 21/Apr/2017
Source: Xalima

Les opérations d’inscription sur listes électorales ont été bouclées au Royaume d’Espagne le Samedi 15 Avril 2017 á Salamanca. Durant presque cinq mois, cinq commissions itinérantes composées des services consulaires, de la Décerna  et des représentants de partis et coalitions…

Malawi National ID mass registration commences in June

Published: 20/Apr/2017
Source: Nyasa Times (Malawi)

National Registration Bureau (NRB) under the Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security will from June to December 2017 be undertaking the first mass registration of Malawian citizens for issuance of national identity cards (ID). In a media statement on…

South Africa: No birth certificate, no school

Published: 19/Apr/2017
Source: GroundUp

Aphiwe*, a nine-year-old learner, could not find a place in a school. Her mother, Sinothando* is a 30-year-old South African woman born in a remote Eastern Cape village. Both Sinothando’s parents died when she was a child. Her only other known…

Angola: MAT Recommends Mass Birth Registration

Published: 18/Apr/2017
Source: AngolaPress

Luanda — The report on the electoral registration process, developed by the Ministry of Territorial Administration (MAT) from August 25, 2016 to March 31, 2017, recommends the mass registration of the civil registry and the attribution of the Identity card…

Congo’s pricey passport scheme sends millions of dollars offshore

Published: 13/Apr/2017
Source: Reuters

By David Lewis The impoverished Democratic Republic of Congo has introduced biometric passports costing $185 apiece. But most of that money does not go to the state. Instead millions of dollars go to a private company in the Gulf –…