Citizenship Law in Africa, 3rd edition

Published: 27/Jan/2016
Source: Open Society Foundations

By Bronwen Manby

This is the third edition of this report providing comparative analysis of Africa’s citizenship laws. It is a comprehensive revision of the original text and tables, which are also updated to reflect developments at national and continental levels, including the independence of South Sudan, as well as new guidance on the right to a nationality adopted by the continental human rights institutions.

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See also Recent Developments in Citizenship Law in Africa.

Themes: Acquisition of nationality, African and international standards, Discrimination, Dual Nationality, Identity Documents, Loss and Deprivation of Nationality, Nationality and Refugees, State Succession, Statelessness
Regions: Pan Africa
Year: 2016