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Central Africa

Plus de 25.000 autochtones sont menacés d’apatridie au Congo

Published: 18/Nov/2021
Source: VOA

Au Congo-Brazzaville, plus de 25.000 autochtones sont menacés d’apatridie. Beaucoup n’ont pas de papiers d’identité comme des actes de naissance et vivent dans des conditions précaires dans des régions reculées du pays. Ils sont souvent confrontés à la discrimination et…

East Africa

North Africa

UNHCR Campaign to End Statelessness Update July-Sept 2021

Published: 21/Oct/2021
Source: UNHCR

Extracts relevant to Africa: Mobilizing governments and civil society On 20 August, in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, UNHCR and the International Conference for the Great Lakes Region convened a workshop to take stock of progress on the…

Southern Africa

Statelessness in Southern Africa

Published: 19/Nov/2021
Source: SABC News

Scores of people in Southern Africa are said to be stateless.. This effectively means that they would not be able to vote, get a drivers licence or even open a bank account and are considered not to ‘exist’ in their…

West Africa