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Proposition de loi modifiant et complétant la loi n°04024 du 12 novembre 2004 relative a la nationalité congolaise (Loi Tshiani)

July 8, 2021 9:21 am Published by Comments Off on Proposition de loi modifiant et complétant la loi n°04024 du 12 novembre 2004 relative a la nationalité congolaise (Loi Tshiani)

[déposée au parlement le 8 juillet 2021] EXPOSE DES MOTIFS La loi n°04024 du 12 novembre 2004 relative à la nationalité congolaise demeure plus d’une décennie près, après sa promulgation un monument  Juridique ayant traité de toutes les questions relatives…


RDC: Affaire congolité : La proposition de loi de Noël Tshiani déposée à l’Assemblée nationale

July 8, 2021 8:33 am Published by Comments Off on RDC: Affaire congolité : La proposition de loi de Noël Tshiani déposée à l’Assemblée nationale

par Joël Otshudi JOA Le député national Nsingi Pululu a déposé, ce jeudi 8 juillet 2021, au service administratif de l’Assemblée nationale la proposition de loi sur la congolité initiée par l’ex-candidat à la présidentielle de 2018, Noël Tshiani. Après…


Opinion: Barrow must grant citizenship to immigrants in Gambia!!!

July 7, 2021 3:22 pm Published by Comments Off on Opinion: Barrow must grant citizenship to immigrants in Gambia!!!

[Culled from Fatou Jaw Manneh Facebook] Africans’ daal. Let me just start with the Gambia. Remember when US President Joe Biden announced he was going to give 11 million immigrants legal status and a path to citizenship? Gambians especially were…


South Africa: Struggle to get ID

July 6, 2021 3:44 pm Published by Comments Off on South Africa: Struggle to get ID

A Kensington matric learner and deputy head girl of her school says her right to education is being violated. Karolyn Mujinga (18) was born in South Africa to a Congolese mother. But she says for the past two years she…


South Africa: This Is Home – Nephtali

July 2, 2021 10:53 am Published by Comments Off on South Africa: This Is Home – Nephtali

This Is Home is a campaign that documents the lives of inspiring young people in South Africa who are stateless or at risk of becoming stateless. The campaign provides explainers on statelessness and practical solutions for The Department of Home…


UNHCR Southern Africa Statelessness Newsletter April – June 2021

July 1, 2021 9:08 am Published by Comments Off on UNHCR Southern Africa Statelessness Newsletter April – June 2021

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…


Libya’s stateless ethnic minorities and an upcoming election

June 28, 2021 5:27 pm Published by Comments Off on Libya’s stateless ethnic minorities and an upcoming election

With six months to go until the Libyan elections, the country’s ethnic minorities risk being overlooked in the electoral process. By Agnese Boffano Libyan expectations are high and candidates are beginning to express interest in running for the elections scheduled…


Author, Playwright and Philanthropist Jay Cameron Granted Dual Citizenship in Sierra Leone

June 25, 2021 5:08 pm Published by Comments Off on Author, Playwright and Philanthropist Jay Cameron Granted Dual Citizenship in Sierra Leone

Washington, DC — Jay Cameron, author, playwright, and philanthropist, has been granted Sierra Leonean dual citizenship after tracing his ancestry to the Temne tribe. Bridging the gap between the African diaspora and Africa has become Jay’s main goal since 2018.…


Ghana: National Democratic Congress v Attorney-General and Another

June 25, 2021 11:11 am Published by Comments Off on Ghana: National Democratic Congress v Attorney-General and Another

(SUIT NO. J1/9/2020) [2020] GHASC 25 (25 June 2020) Introduction On 25th June 2020, we gave judgment in these consolidated suits but deferred our reasons, which we now give. Rights enforceable by the plaintiffs. The antecedent facts of the case…