Mutharika hints on dual citizenship for Malawi: Reviewing Citizenship Act

Published: 6/May/2015
Source: Nyasa Times (Malawi)

President Peter Mutharika has said government is pushing for the review of the Citizenship Act so that Malawians can start exploiting the benefits of dual citizenship.

Mutharika speaking when he opened parliament on Tuesday said the review of Citizenship Act will ensure government consider to allow Malawians to hold dual citizenship.

“Mr. Speaker, Sir, in the 2015/2016 fiscal year, Government will review the Citizenship Act in order to, among others, consider dual citizenship and eliminate discrimination based on gender,” said Mutharika, who had spent over 40 years in the Diaspora. – See more at:

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Themes: Dual Nationality
Regions: Southern Africa, Malawi
Year: 2015