Tanzania says ‘not yet time’ to allow dual citizenship

Published: 16/May/2023
Source: TRT Africa

By Brian Okoth

The Tanzanian government has maintained it is not yet the right time to allow its citizens the option of holding dual citizenship.

Home Affairs minister, Hamad Masauni, told parliament on Monday that the government had commissioned opinion polls on the matter, and that a majority of the citizens were against dual citizenship “for now”.

In previous statements, the State said dual citizenship would “confuse” many Tanzanians and “cause inequality”.

Read further: https://www.trtafrika.com/africa/tanzania-says-not-yet-time-to-allow-dual-citizenship-13262352

Themes: Dual Nationality
Regions: Tanzania
Year: 2023