Report on citizenship law : Eswatini

Published: 5/Mar/2021
Source: GLOBALCIT, European University Institute

By Sabelo Gumedze

This report will firstly present a historical backdrop on citizenship law postindependence. This is largely provided for in the Swaziland Independence Constitution. This history also includes the blatant violation of citizenship law by the government of Swaziland during the tumultuous years where there was a constitutional crisis in the Kingdom. Secondly, the report will present the current citizenship regime, which is largely provided by the Swaziland Constitution as complemented by the Citizenship Act. Thirdly, the report will discuss current and future debates of citizenship law. Lastly, a conclusion will be drawn.

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Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Loss and Deprivation of Nationality
Regions: Eswatini
Year: 2021