National Courts

South Africa: P.P.M and Others v Minister of Home Affairs and Others

Published: 16/Jan/2024
Source: High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division

(14238/21) [2024] ZAGPPHC 2 (16 January 2024) Introduction [1] South Africa is one of the preferred destinations for various categories of migrants. The country faces many migration-related challenges, including the increased prevalence of irregular migration and identity theft.[1] Non-South African […]

Tanzania: Fundi & Others v. Attorney General (High Court)

Published: 20/Jul/2023
Source: High Court of Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)

High Court judgment ruling inadmissible a challenge to the unconstitutionality of sections 4 and 7 of the Tanzania Citizenship Act and sections 23 and 27 of the Immigration Act relating to the prohibition of dual citizenship. Download judgment: Fundi & […]

South Africa: Tebogo Khoza v. Minister of Home Affairs & Another

Published: 27/Feb/2023
Source: High Court of South Africa (Gauteng Division)

Judgment declaring the applicant, a child born in South Africa in 1997 of a mother who was an irregular migrant at the time of his birth (but died while he was a child), and an unknown father, to be a […]

Botswana: Sithabile P. Mathe & others v. Attorney General

Published: 29/Apr/2022
Source: High Court of Botswana (Gaborone)

Finding that the prohibition of dual citizenship in section 15(1) and 15(4) of the Citizenship Act is unconstitutional. Download: Sithabile P Mathe & Ors v. AG Botswana High Court

Zimbabwe: Shaw and Another v Registrar General of Citizenship and 3 Others

Published: 22/Mar/2022
Source: High Court of Zimbabwe (Harare)

Shaw and Another v Registrar General of Citizenship and 3 Others (Case No. 250 of 2022) [2022] ZWHHC 250 (25 March 2022); [2022] ZWHHC 250 KWENDA J: This is a court application for orders confirming that the applicants are citizens […]

Uganda: Abdu Abucar Hussein and 7 others v. Attorney General

Published: 18/Mar/2022
Source: Uganda High Court

CIVIL SUIT NO. 437 OF 2019 JUDGMENT The plaintiffs instituted this suit against the defendant seeking for orders that; A declaration that the plaintiffs and other eligible members of the Uganda Somali’s Community are citizens by birth. A declaration that […]

Kenya: Citizenship and Nationality Rights Case Digest

Published: 25/Feb/2022
Source: Namati & KenyaLaw

The Citizenship and Nationality Rights Case Digest is a compilation and analysis of cases from Kenya and all over the world relating to various elements of citizenship and nationality of individuals. It is authored in simple English to enable citizens […]

South Africa: Mahinga v Minister of Home Affairs and Another (SCA)

Published: 17/Dec/2021
Source: South Africa Supreme Court of Appeal

(Case no 1027/2020) [2021] ZASCA 179 Media Summary The following summary is for the benefit of the media in the reporting of this case and does not form part of the judgments of the Supreme Court of Appeal Today the […]

Kenya: Republic v Joe Mucheru, Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Information Communication and Technology & 2 others; ex parte Katiba Institute & Yash Pal Ghai

Published: 14/Oct/2021
Source: High Court of Kenya (Nairobi)

Republic v Joe Mucheru, Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Information Communication and Technology & 2 others; Katiba Institute & another (Exparte); Immaculate Kasait, Data Commissioner (Interested party) (Judicial Review Application E1138 of 2020) [2021] KEHC 122 (KLR) (Judicial Review) (14 October […]

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