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1,698 applications cleared for Kenyan citizenship

Published: 7/Feb/2023
Source: Business Daily (Nation Media Group, Nairobi)

The Ministry of Interior and National Administration has cleared a backlog of 1,698 applications for citizenship, some of which have been pending approval since 2018. Interior cabinet secretary Kithure Kindiki revealed that 808 applications were made by persons who sought […]

Citizenship Rights of Refugees Married to Kenyans

Published: 7/Feb/2023
Source: Haki na Sheria (Garissa)

Haki na Sheria Initiative has today filed a petition in Garissa High Court relating to refugees married to Kenyans for seven or more years who are denied the right to apply for or acquire citizenship through marriage. Read press release: […]

Ethiopia digital ID prompts fears of ethnic profiling

Published: 1/Feb/2023
Source: Reuters

Zecharias Zelalem The rollout of digital ID Fayda in Ethiopia could entrench discrimination against Tigrayans and other ethnic minorities, rights groups fear Ethiopia introduces digital ID to improve access to services Tigrayans fear the data may be used to discriminate […]

Introduction to AHMR Special Issue on Statelessness

Published: 31/Jan/2023
Source: African Human Mobility Review

Introduction to AHMR Volume 8 Number 3 September – December 2022 The African Human Mobility Review (AHMR) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed on-line journal created to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects (socio-economic, political, legislative and developmental) of human […]