National Courts

Zimbabwe: Rory Vashon Wheeler v Registrar General and Others

Published: 6/Nov/2020
Source: Supreme Court of Zimbabwe / Tafadzwa Ralph Mugabe Attorneys (Harare)

High Court Judgement: Wheeler v RG and Others HH 181-20 judgment Supreme Court Order: Wheeler v RG and Others Supreme Court Order 2020-11-06 Note on the case by Tafadzwa Ralph Mugabe Legal Counsel: CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION ADVISORY NOTE #13 of…

Kenya: Nubian Rights Forum and Others v. Attorney General and Others

Published: 30/Jan/2020
Source: Kenya High Court, Nairobi

Consolidated Petitions No. 56, 58 & 59 of 2019 Background (extract from Interim Judgment of 1 April 2019): 1. On 20th November 2018 the National Assembly voted in favour of the enactment into law of the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment)…

Liberia: Alvin Teage Jalloh v. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Others

Published: 23/Dec/2019
Source: Supreme Court of Liberia

Case on constitutionality of section 22.1 and 22.2 of the Aliens and Nationality Law concerning automatic loss of nationality on performance of certain acts. Download order: Liberia-Supreme-Court-Judgment-Dual-Citizenship-Alvin-Teage-Jalloh_2019 Download judgment: Liberia Supreme Court Judgment Dual Citizenship 23-Dec-2019-full

South Africa: Centre for Child Law and Others v Minister of Basic Education and Others

Published: 12/Dec/2019
Source: High Court of South Africa, Eastern Cape Division (Grahamstown)

(2840/2017) [2019] ZAECGHC 126 Introduction [1]       Central to this application is the right to basic education enshrined, without any qualification, in section 29 of the Constitution.  The application concerns children who have been precluded from unconditionally continuing to attend public…

South Africa: Report no 27 of 2019/20 on an investigation into allegations of maladministration by the Department of Home Affairs in respect of the alleged improper revocation of a minor child’s birth certificate and consequently his South African citizenship

Published: 7/Jun/2019
Source: Public Protector South Africa

The Complainant is a South African citizen who had a child with a Zimbabwean national who held a Permanent Residence Certificate in the Republic at the time the child was born on 11 December 2014. Finds that: “The cancellation of…