2021

Guinea Bissau: UNHCR & the US Government commend Guinea-Bissau for its hospitality

Published: 29/Dec/2021
Source: Ambassade des Etats-Unis au Senegal

UNHCR and the Government of #GuineaBissau have successfully concluded the process of issuing identity cards for refugees living in the country +5000 refugees have been naturalized UNHCR & the US Government commend Guinea-Bissau for its hospitality. U.S. Department of State:…

South Sudan’s NSS kidnaps ex-lawmaker Animu Athiei – family

Published: 28/Dec/2021
Source: Sudans Post

South Sudan’s National Security Service (NSS) has allegedly kidnapped former Member of Parliament Animu Athiei who whose appointment into parliament was removed by President Salva Kiir Mayardit in May for allegedly being a Ugandan citizen, family members and friends have…

Kenya: Radical proposals in Huduma Namba identification system

Published: 22/Dec/2021
Source: People Daily (Nairobi)

Jeremiah Kiplang’at The national elections agency will be forced to use the Huduma Namba identification system as the source of the main voter register if a proposed bill is passed into law. Kenyans will also not be allowed to access…

Statelessness and Citizenship in the Horn of Africa

Published: 22/Dec/2021
Source: UNHCR

By Bronwen Manby Extract from Summary: The categories of people at risk of statelessness in the Horn of Africa are not dissimilar to those in other parts of the African continent. The first category is the most widely dispersed; that…

Liberia: “Push-back Against Dual Citizenship Is Due to Inequality”

Published: 21/Dec/2021
Source: Liberian Observer (Monrovia)

… Says a Liberian Scholar  By David S. Menjor and J. Burgess Carter Acclaimed Liberian scholar Dr. Robtel Neajai Pailey has disclosed that public backlash against dual citizenship stems from socio-economic inequalities in Liberia. Dr. Pailey, an Assistant Professor in…

South Africa: Mahinga v Minister of Home Affairs and Another (SCA)

Published: 17/Dec/2021
Source: South Africa Supreme Court of Appeal

(Case no 1027/2020) [2021] ZASCA 179 Media Summary The following summary is for the benefit of the media in the reporting of this case and does not form part of the judgments of the Supreme Court of Appeal Today the…

Uganda: Indians to Museveni – We Want to Be Recognized As a Ugandan Tribe

Published: 16/Dec/2021
Source: Nile Post (Kampala)

By Crispus Mugisha Indians in Uganda through their community have told president Museveni to advocate for their inclusion in the Ugandan Constitution as one of the local tribes in the country. Speaking on behalf of the Indian Community, the Chairman…

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