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Pan-Africa

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update Jan-Mar 2021

Published: 19/Apr/2021
Source: UNHCR

Extracts relevant to Africa: Mobilizing governments and civil society Following a 2020 petition for the recognition of the stateless Pemba as Kenyan nationals hearings were held, in February and March 2021, by the Parliamentary Committee on Administration and National Security…

Central Africa

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update Jan-Mar 2021

Published: 19/Apr/2021
Source: UNHCR

Extracts relevant to Africa: Mobilizing governments and civil society Following a 2020 petition for the recognition of the stateless Pemba as Kenyan nationals hearings were held, in February and March 2021, by the Parliamentary Committee on Administration and National Security…

East Africa

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update Jan-Mar 2021

Published: 19/Apr/2021
Source: UNHCR

Extracts relevant to Africa: Mobilizing governments and civil society Following a 2020 petition for the recognition of the stateless Pemba as Kenyan nationals hearings were held, in February and March 2021, by the Parliamentary Committee on Administration and National Security…

North Africa

Maroc: Discrimination juridique envers les enfants nés hors mariage

Published: 23/Apr/2021
Source: MarocHebdo

Si la société reconnaît la filiation naturelle entre la mère et son enfant, ce n’est hélas pas le cas pour la filiation paternelle, Et ce, en dépit de toute expertise scientifique. Et pourtant au Maroc, chaque jour , 200 enfants…

Southern Africa

West Africa

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…