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Zimbabwe: BVR Diaries: Issue of regularising citizenship clarified

Published: 19/Nov/2017
Source: Bulawayo24 / Zimbabwe Peace Project

by Stephen Jakes The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has received reports especially from mining towns and farming communities where people who have their origins in some countries in Southern Africa in particular Zambia and Malawi are failing to regularise their…

Cameroun: Extrême-Nord – PNUD : 17 000 actes de naissance remis aux populations

Published: 17/Nov/2017
Source: CN Chateau News

Fruit d’une coopération entre le PNUD et le MINFOPRA, cette cérémonie de remise des actes de naissance s’est déroulée le vendredi 10 Novembre dernier à Maroua en présence des principaux bénéficiaires. Ils sont bien heureux, les nouveaux bénéficiaires d’acte de naissance, souvent considéré comme le…

South Africa: No school, no job and no income without an ID

Published: 16/Nov/2017
Source: Independent Online (South Africa)

By Bongani Nkosi AT 17, Pule Mahluza knows too well he is facing a doomed future and a life in perpetual limbo without an identity document. The teenager from Soshanguve, north of Pretoria, has never had a birth certificate, a…

Cameroun: Lutte contre l’apatridie, le HCR sonne la mobilisation

Published: 16/Nov/2017
Source: Cameroon Tribune

Une marche de sensibilisation organisée samedi dernier dans les artères de Yaoundé. C’est l’histoire de Léandre, réfugié rwandais qui a participé, à côté de plusieurs diplomates et de nombreux anonymes, à la marche contre l’apatridie, samedi 11 novembre dernier au…

Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai, Ncube challenge Mudede over ‘aliens’

Published: 15/Nov/2017
Source: NewsDay (Harare)

THE Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC-T and Welshmen Ncube’s MDC have jointly approached the High Court, demanding that Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede stops forcing “alien Zimbabweans” to renounce dual citizenship as a prerequisite to be issued with new identification cards to facilitate their…

Zimbabwe: MDC Alliance slams ‘aliens’ discrimination

Published: 14/Nov/2017
Source: NewsDay (Harare)

THE MDC Alliance has expressed concern over the sidelining of the so-called aliens in the biometric voter registration (BVR) exercise, describing the move as a violation of their right to vote. BY SILAS NKALA This came after Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede…