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Kenya: Press release – double registration

Published: 18/Jan/2022
Source: Haki na Sheria Initiative (Garissa)

Haki na Sheria Initiative welcomes the government’s plan to issue national identity cards to 14,000 victims of double registration in Garissa on the 19th January 2022. Download: Haki na Sheria Press Release 18Jan2022

From mercenaries to citizens: how the Nubians gained acceptance in Uganda

Published: 12/Jan/2022
Source: The Conversation

By Abudul Mahajubu, Researcher, Makerere University It’s been well over a century since the Nubian people arrived in Uganda from what was then Sudan, as the armed enforcers of the British colonial government. Over time, the new arrivals assimilated individuals…

Malawi: Immigration Starts Dual Citizenship Processes This Month

Published: 12/Jan/2022
Source: Nyasa Times (Lilongwe)

By Fazilla Tembo The Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services has disclosed that it will start receiving and processing applications for dual citizenship from this month, January 2022. The department’s National Public Relations Officer, Wellington Chiponde, revealed on Tuesday that…

Egypt frees activist Ramy Shaath after he renounces nationality, family says

Published: 8/Jan/2022
Source: Reuters

CAIRO, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Egyptian authorities have freed Egyptian-Palestinian rights activist Ramy Shaath from more than 900 days of detention after forcing him to renounce his Egyptian nationality, his family said in a statement on Saturday. The statement said…

Zimbabwe: SI 2022-003 Citizenship (Passport Fees) Regulations, 2022

Published: 7/Jan/2022

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage has, in terms of section 22 of the Citizenship of Zimbabwe Act [Chapter 4:01], made the following regulations:— 1. These regulations may be cited as the Citizenship…

Zimbabwe: Government reverses CBZ passport deal, scraps US$20 application fee

Published: 7/Jan/2022
Source: Newsday (Harare)

BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA GOVERNMENT has scrapped the US$20 electronic passport (e-passport) application fee following a public outcry over its controversial decision to award CBZ Bank the monopoly to process the application fees. Government last year gazetted Statutory Instrument (SI) 273…