UK resident wins legal battle for Kenyan citizenship

Published: 25/Jan/2024
Source: The Nation (Nairobi)

By Sam Kiplagat Court Reporter

The High Court has given the government up to six months to grant Kenyan citizenship to a Kenyan-born UK resident.

Justice Lawrence Mugambi ruled that the delay in processing Hamza Mohamed Osman’s documents was unreasonable and violated his right to a speedy administrative process.

He applied to have his citizenship restored in 2017.

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Themes: Dual Nationality, Naturalisation and Marriage
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2024