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South Sudanese refugees in Khartoum are still in limbo

Published: 30/Jul/2021
Source: Norwegian Refugee Council

By Rawan Kara Even though she has lived in a displacement camp for the past five years with little food and water, 68-year-old Apuk Bak remains selfless. She is a mother, a grandmother and a women’s leader in the South…

Shona Kenya’s newest tribe as 1,649 granted citizenship

Published: 30/Jul/2021
Source: The Daily Nation (Nairobi)

By Mercy Chelangat & Mercy Simiyu This is after 1,649 members of the community, who had been stateless, were presented with citizenship certificates. Speaking during the ceremony on Wednesday, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said all stateless people who are…

Shona community in Kenya to get citizenship

Published: 29/Jul/2021
Source: The Herald (Harare)

The ethnic Shona community in Kenya, descendents from people who emigrated in the 1930s, and then in the 1960s as missionaries, will soon finally get certificates of citizenship following the decision at the end of last year by the Kenyan…

Shona community in Kenya to finally get certificate of citizenship

Published: 28/Jul/2021
Source: The Star (Nairobi)

by CYRUS OMBATI Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi will Wednesday grant a certificate of Citizenship to the Shona Community. This follows the move by Kenya to recognize the community as part of Kenyans. The Shona arrived in Kenya in 1959.…

Kenya: Street Kids Plead for Healthcare, IDs

Published: 25/Jul/2021
Source: Nairobi News

By Collins Omulo Nairobi Street Families Consortium chairperson Peter Ndiboe said they should be considered for the universal health care being rolled out by the government as all lives matter and none should be lost because of discrimination. He pointed…