The Makonde people to get Kenyan citizenship

Published: 15/Mar/2015
Source: CCTV

A community on Kenya’s East Coast has finally won a battle stretching back more than half a century. The Makonde people migrated there for work during the colonial era and, for decades, they have been living in limbo – denied citizenship and stateless. Now though, the government has relented.

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Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Naturalisation and Marriage, Statelessness
Regions: East Africa, Kenya
Year: 2015