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Central Africa

East Africa

Kenya: Matiang’i on the Spot as Ruto Govt Issues Miguna New Passport

Published: 21/Sep/2022
Source: Kenyans.co.ke

By Paul Kurgat Kenya Kwanza allies want outgoing Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i to be compelled to pay the exiled lawyer, Miguna Miguna, Ksh7 million as ordered by the court. Lawyer Nelson Havi led the clamour, arguing that the High […]

North Africa

Conditions set for Egyptians to obtain foreign nationality explained

Published: 4/Aug/2022
Source: Egypt Independent

Egyptian law allows citizens to be granted permission to naturalize a foreign nationality while retaining their Egyptian nationality and that makes them exempt from military service. Masry Al-Youm answers how the Egyptian expatriates obtain the approval of the Egyptian authorities […]

Southern Africa

West Africa

Nigeria reaches 90M digital ID registrations as database capacity issue looms

Published: 19/Sep/2022
Source: Biometric Update

By Ayang Macdonald Nigeria officials say they have so far been able to register the biometrics of almost 90 million citizens for National Identification Numbers despite many bottlenecks. The success means that a capacity crunch could be ahead, however. Speaking […]