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New mobile phone system ‘mBirth’ registers Tanzania’s invisible children

November 28, 2016 3:07 pm Published by Comments Off on New mobile phone system ‘mBirth’ registers Tanzania’s invisible children

By Kizito Makoye NJOMBE, Tanzania, Nov 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – At Lunyanywi village in Tanzania’s southern highlands, local residents gather to welcome a new member of their community. Antonia Kisena and her husband Moses are celebrating the birth of…


Ugandans in UK urged on dual citizenship

November 8, 2016 4:19 pm Published by Comments Off on Ugandans in UK urged on dual citizenship

The Uganda High Commissioner to UK, Prof. Joyce Kikafunda has called upon Ugandans in the diaspora to lobby the Ugandan government to acquire dual citizenship. See more


Bideew Bou Bess commits to fight statelessness with a new song

November 3, 2016 3:21 pm Published by Comments Off on Bideew Bou Bess commits to fight statelessness with a new song

The Senegalese music band just released a powerful clip with the help of UNHCR. On the occasion of the second anniversary of the #IBelong Campaign this month to Eradicate Global Statelessness in 10 years, Bideew Bou Bess – or “New…