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Egyptian Cabinet expands grounds for withdrawing citizenship

Publié: 21/Sep/2017
Source: News 24 (South Africa) / AP

Cairo – Egypt’s Cabinet has proposed an amendment to the law regulating conditions for the withdrawal of acquired citizenship to include those convicted of crimes related to harming state security. According to a government statement, Wednesday’s proposed amendment says grounds…

Zimbabwe:ID cards and birth certificates now FREE until November 30

Publié: 20/Sep/2017
Source: Nahanda Radio

This is meant to enable more people to get the documents ahead of next year’s general elections. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) commenced voter registration on Monday.Registrar-General Mr Tobaiwa Mudede yesterday said every district in the country’s 10 provinces would…

Tanzania: Immigration Questions Tanzanian Human Rights Activist Over Citizenship

Publié: 20/Sep/2017
Source: The Citizen (Dar es Salaam)

By Deogratius Kamagi Dar es Salaam — Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) national coordinator Onesmo Olengurumwa has once again been interrogated by officers from the Immigration department over his citizenship. The interrogation took place on Wednesday 20 September at…

Botswana: Teenager takes Gov’t to court over nationality

Publié: 18/Sep/2017
Source: Weekend Post

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs controls and supervises issuing of birth certificates. The denial by the government to issue the minor the birth certificate has culminated in a landmark court case where the…

Hundreds of millions of children ‘lack any record of their birth’

Publié: 16/Sep/2017
Source: The Independent

In their impoverished communities in Uganda, the answers hinged on the fact that one girl had a birth certificate and the other didn’t. Police foiled the planned marriage after locating paperwork that proved the first girl was not 18 as…

Zimbabwe: Gukurahundi victims urged to make use of free registration exercise

Publié: 15/Sep/2017
Source: NewsDay

“Government has been forced to agree to issue national identity cards and birth certificates for free,” MDC-T secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora said yesterday.“However, this is for a period of 90 days.“We urge all people, especially the so-called aliens to take advantage…

Cameroun: la sensibilisation sur les risques d’apatridie se poursuit

Publié: 15/Sep/2017
Source: Journal du Cameroun

L’apatridie est la situation d’une personne qu’aucun Etat ne reconnaît comme étant son citoyen. Autrement dit, un apatride est une personne dépourvue de nationalité et qui, de ce fait, ne bénéficie de la protection d’aucun Etat.  Des personnes se retrouvent exposées…