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Zimbabwe: Dual Citizenship: Mudede sued

Published: 24/Jun/2017
Source: Daily News (Harare)

By Tendai Kamhungira Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede has been dragged to the High Court by a citizen who is being denied permission to renew her Zimbabwean passport because she is a holder of a British passport. Tessa Mary Ball cited…

South Africa: Gigaba Broke the Law for the Guptas Naturalisation

Published: 23/Jun/2017
Source: Democratic Alliance (South Africa)

Press release The DA can confirm that Minister Malusi Gigaba failed to declare the naturalisation of members of the Gupta family to Parliament and in doing so has acted illegally, breaking the Citizenship Act. According to a letter sent by…

Tanzania: Stand Up for the National Count, Tanzanians

Published: 20/Jun/2017
Source: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

Despite encouraging response to register with the national civil Registration and vital statistics (CRVS) roster, the legal documents are turning up virtually useless to the holders, apparently. As the government works to encourage people to provide vital statistics on birth,…

Liberia: ‘No One Has Right to Question My Citizenship’ – Chairman Korkoya

Published: 20/Jun/2017
Source: Front Page Africa (Monrovia)

Monrovia – The Chairman of the National Election Commission, Cllr. Jerome George Korkoya, facing a mountain of allegations from some Liberians that he holds an American citizenship, says those making the claim are opening a Pandora box. Report by Kennedy…

Liberia: Korkoya Weeps At Supreme Court

Published: 20/Jun/2017
Source: Liberian Observer

By Abednego Davis National Elections Commission (NEC) chairman Jerome G. Korkoya challenged political parties, individuals, and organizations demanding to know if he ever took American citizenship to take him to court, but when what he had requested took place yesterday…

Uganda: ‘Lack of birth records fueling child sexual violence’

Published: 19/Jun/2017
Source: New Vision (Uganda)

By Jeff Andrew Lule Statistics indicate that 40% or 3,000,000 children under the age of five are not registered at birth. KAMPALA – The failure to have birth information of all children is to blame for the increasing sexual violence…

Liberia: NEC Chairman Wants Court To Dismiss Dual Citizenship Lawsuit

Published: 15/Jun/2017
Source: Front Page Africa (Monrovia)

Monrovia – Claims by a group of concerned Liberians now before the Civil Law Court at the Temple of Justice for adjudication that the Chairman of the National Election Commission Jerome Korkoya is an American citizen, Wednesday took another dimension…

Apatridie : ils sont avec nous, mais « n’existent pas »…

Published: 14/Jun/2017
Source: Ouestaf news

Ouestafnews – Ne lui demandez pas son âge, elle ne saurait y répondre avec la promptitude que requiert une telle question. Son plus grand regret : n’être pas allé à l’école. L’image de ses camarades du quartier empruntant le chemin…