Academic Articles

Case note: Kennedy Gihana & Others v Republic of Rwanda, African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights Application No 017/2015

Published: 21/Dec/2020
Source: Statelessness and Citizenship Review

By Tshegofatso Mothapo, Statelessness and Citizenship Review, 2(2), 331–337. This case note discusses Kennedy Gihana v Republic of Rwanda, Application No 017/2015 (‘Kennedy’). The case addressed whether the invalidation of the appellants’ passports was an arbitrary deprivation of nationality, rendering…

Kenya: Digital ID and Risk of Statelessness

Published: 21/Dec/2020
Source: Statelessness and Citizenship Review

By Grace Mutung’u and Isaac Rutenberg (Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology (CIPIT) at Strathmore University) Statelessness and Citizenship Review, 2(2), 348–354 Introduction State issued digital identity is trending in sub-Saharan Africa, and Kenya has not been left behind.…

Identifier les nationaux à Djibouti (1946-2004)

Published: 1/Dec/2020
Source: Le Mouvement Social (Journal)

Imbert-Vier, Simon. « Identifier les nationaux à Djibouti (1946-2004) », Le Mouvement Social, vol. 273, no. 4, 2020, pp. 129-145. Cet article étudie les modalités du constat de la nationalité des habitants par l’administration de la Côte française des Somalis, après la…

Case Note: Robert John Penessis v United Republic of Tanzania (Judgement) (African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, App No.013/2015, 28 November 2019)

Published: 29/Jun/2020
Source: Statelessness and Citizenship Review

By Bronwen Manby and Clement Bernardo Mubanga Statelessness and Citizenship Review, 2(1), 172–178 Introduction Robert John Penessis v United Republic of Tanzania (Judgement) (‘Penessis’) is the second case decided by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (‘African Court’)…

Nationality and Statelessness Among Persons of Western Saharan Origin

Published: 1/Feb/2020
Source: Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law

Bronwen Manby “Nationality and Statelessness Among Persons of Western Saharan Origin”, Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, Vol.34, No. 1, February 2020, pp.9-29 Download at LSE e-prints: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/103816/

The nationality laws of the Lusophone states in Africa

Published: 1/Dec/2019
Source: Network Timor - e-boletim Lei & Justiça

e-BLJ, Ano 2 (2019), n.º 3 By Bronwen Manby Abstract: This article provides a detailed comparative overview of the nationality laws of the five Lusophone member states of the African Union, known collectively as the Países Africanos de Língua Oficial…

Shrinking South Africa: Hidden Agendas in South African Citizenship Practice

Published: 15/Nov/2019
Source: Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies

By Christine Hobden ABSTRACT The 1995 South African Citizenship Act in conjunction with s3 of the South African Constitution enshrined a free and equal Citizenship for all South Africans. The initial legislation inclined toward the inclusive, allowing dual citizenship and…