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Angola: Is Africa’s Richest Woman a Russian Citizen?

Published: 16/Jan/2020

On Jan. 9, the Russian state-owned news agency TASS reported that Isabel dos Santos – the daughter of Angola’s former president José Eduardo dos Santos once ranked by Forbes magazine as Africa’s richest woman – is a citizen of Russia.…

Deadline looms for biometric SIM card registration in Tanzania

Published: 8/Jan/2020
Source: Global Voices

By Amanda Lichtenstein Tanzanian citizens have until January 20, 2020, to register their SIM cards through the new biometric registration system launched by the Tanzanian Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) on May 1, 2019. The biometric SIM card registration process means…

Tanzania: Birthrate in Refugee Camps Set for Check

Published: 8/Jan/2020
Source: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

By Maureen Odunga and Faustine Kapama THE government has revealed that plans are in place to counter the runaway birthrate in refugee camps in Kigoma Region that result in 600 babies being born in every month. In an exclusive interview…

Liberia: Article 28 Not Ambiguous to Multiple Interpretations in Dual Citizenship Saga

Published: 26/Dec/2019
Source: Front Page Africa (Monrovia)

By A. Teage Jalloh, Esq.,, Contributing Writer Some constitutional provisions are ambiguous and subject to multiple interpretations. One provision that is not ambiguous, however, is Article 28 of the 1986 Liberian Constitution which states, in relevant part, that “Any…

Nullifying Dual Citizenship Law in Liberia: What the Supreme Court Ruling Means

Published: 24/Dec/2019
Source: Front Page Africa (Monrovia)

By Rodney Sieh Monrovia – A Supreme Court ruling Monday, inspired by the perseverance of Cllr. Seward Cooper, a former legal advisor to former President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and his client Attorney A Teage Jalloh, nullifying the controversial laws barring dual…

Liberia: Alvin Teage Jalloh v. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Others

Published: 23/Dec/2019
Source: Supreme Court of Liberia

Case on constitutionality of section 22.1 and 22.2 of the Aliens and Nationality Law concerning automatic loss of nationality on performance of certain acts. Download order: Liberia-Supreme-Court-Judgment-Dual-Citizenship-Alvin-Teage-Jalloh_2019 Download judgment: Liberia Supreme Court Judgment Dual Citizenship 23-Dec-2019-full

Liberia: Supreme Court Nullifies Laws Barring Dual Citizenship in Landmark Ruling

Published: 23/Dec/2019
Source: Front Page Africa (Monrovia)

By Lennart Dodoo MONROVIA – Mr. Alvin Teage Jalloh, a Liberian with American citizenship, has won a landmark dual citizenship case against the Government of Liberia at the Supreme Court in Liberia. Jalloh, a natural-born Liberian was denied travel document…