2022

Tanzania: Fundi & Others v. Attorney General (High Court)

Published: 20/Jul/2023
Source: High Court of Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)

High Court judgment ruling inadmissible a challenge to the unconstitutionality of sections 4 and 7 of the Tanzania Citizenship Act and sections 23 and 27 of the Immigration Act relating to the prohibition of dual citizenship. Download judgment: Fundi & […]

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update October – December 2022

Published: 15/Feb/2023
Source: UNHCR

Extracts relevant to Africa: Implementation of the Global Action Plan Action 1: Resolve existing major situations of statelessness On 12 December, during Kenya’s 59th Jamhuri Day (Independence day) celebrations, President Dr. William Ruto announced that the Government will “initiate modalities […]

Introduction to AHMR Special Issue on Statelessness

Published: 31/Jan/2023
Source: African Human Mobility Review

Introduction to AHMR Volume 8 Number 3 September – December 2022 The African Human Mobility Review (AHMR) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed on-line journal created to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects (socio-economic, political, legislative and developmental) of human […]

Nigeria: World Bank agency seeks improved NIN enrolment

Published: 28/Dec/2022
Source: Punch (Abuja)

By Sami Tunji The Nigeria Digital Identification for Development project has partnered with the National Orientation Agency to drive awareness among Nigerians as it begins its pilot identity enrolment in the Federal Capital Territory and six states across the geopolitical […]

As Malawi issues IDs for children, privacy concerns rise

Published: 27/Dec/2022
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

Lack of data protection law raises privacy fears By Charles Pensulo MWANZA, Malawi, Dec 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – W aiting in line to register his three children with the government for the first time, Malawian motorcycle taxi driver Nyadani […]

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa rolls out another draconian law

Published: 25/Dec/2022
Source: The Standard (Harare)

By Taurai Mangudhla President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government on Friday gazetted the Criminal Law Codification and Reform Amendment Bill which seeks to severely punish Zimbabweans for alleged crimes against the country including charging them with treason. The Bill, which has become […]

Mauritanie Élections : Le gouvernement régule l’état civil

Published: 24/Dec/2022
Source: Afrimag (Maroc)

Par Idrissa Keita En prélude aux élections générales, Nouakchott a évacué les questions portant sur les pièces administratives et le fichier lors de la réunion hebdomadaire du gouvernement. Le conseil des ministres mauritanien a tranché la question du sésame national. […]

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