Rapport sur le droit de la nationalité : Senegal

Published: 14/Jul/2021
Source: GLOBALCIT, European University Institute

Par Ibrahima Kane Introduction La République du Sénégal a accédé à la souveraineté internationale le 4 avril 1960. L’année suivante, le pays s’est doté d’une législation sur la nationalité par laquelle il a décidé d’attribuer la nationalité sénégalaise à tous…

UNHCR Southern Africa Statelessness Newsletter April – June 2021

Published: 1/Jul/2021
Source: UNHCR Southern Africa

Great news for Sihle Collen Nxumalo, who finally received documents confirming his South African nationality. Until then, Sihle lived a stateless life. Following an interview on Morning Live, the Leanne Manas Show, Sihle’s case was successfully processed by the Department…

National Action Plan to End Statelessness in Somalia 2021 – 2024

Published: 22/Jun/2021
Source: Federal Government of Somalia

The National Action Plan was officially launched by the Ministry of Interior, Federal Affairs (MoIFAR) of Somalia on 22 June 2021. The NAP highlights the following priorities: Priority 1: Ensure no child is born stateless Priority 2: Remove gender discrimination…

Uganda: Chased Away and Left to Die

Published: 8/Jun/2021
Source: Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, Initiative for Social and Economic Rights, and Unwanted Witness

How a National Security Approach to Uganda’s National Digital ID Has Led to Wholesale Exclusion of Women and Older Persons Introduction: Ndaga Muntu, Uganda’s national digital ID system, is a government showpiece that is of major importance for how individuals…

Report on Citizenship Law : Cameroon

Published: 26/May/2021
Source: GLOBALCIT, European University Institute

This report discusses citizenship in Cameroon. It explores the history of citizenship in this country, modes of acquisition and loss, and current debates and reform plans regarding citizenship policy. Download from European University Institute:

Report on citizenship law : Sierra Leone

Published: 3/May/2021
Source: GLOBALCIT, European University Institute

By Amadu Wurie Khan Introduction Sierra Leone’s history,like that of other colonised African countries,has shaped the country’s citizenship laws in particular ways.The transatlantic slave trade, inward migration by Africans and non–Africans, and the fight for self–rule and decolonisation predicated on…