Shona Kenya’s newest tribe as 1,649 granted citizenship

Published: 30/Jul/2021
Source: The Daily Nation (Nairobi)

By Mercy Chelangat & Mercy Simiyu

This is after 1,649 members of the community, who had been stateless, were presented with citizenship certificates.

Speaking during the ceremony on Wednesday, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said all stateless people who are eligible for Kenyan citizenship will be recognised as citizens by this year’s Jamhuri Day celebrations.

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Themes: Naturalisation and Marriage, Statelessness
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2021