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Gambia: ‘Obtaining voter’s card is presumptive of citizenship’

Published: 10/Jun/2021
Source: The Point (Banjul)

By: Adama Tine The secretary general and party leader of The Gambia Moral Congress (GMC), Ahmad Mai Fatty prior to the rumours and chaos of voters’ attestation issuance by individuals, has said that there are specific exclusive rights reserved for…

Guiné-Bissau vendia passaportes diplomáticos em Paris por 50 mil a 200 mil euros

Published: 9/Jun/2021
Source: Expresso (Lisboa)

Vários cidadãos franceses e de outras nacionalidades conseguiram em Paris um “passaporte diplomático” que os identificava como conselheiros da Guiné-Bissau na UNESCO e pelos quais pagaram entre 50 mil e 200 mil euros, noticia esta quarta-feira o jornal “Libération” O…

Gambia: African descendants hold 1st ever symposium

Published: 8/Jun/2021
Source: The Point (Banjul)

By: Adama Tine African descendants residing in The Gambia over the weekend held their first ever symposium with members of the National Assembly, human right activists, historians and stakeholders at a local hotel in Senegambia. Hon. Sulayman Saho, the lawmaker…

Gambia: Council of African Descendants Push for Automatic Citizenship Bill

Published: 8/Jun/2021
Source: Forayaa (The Gambia)

By Yankuba Jallow Members of the Council of African Descendants (COAD) have enjoined Lawmakers to come up with an Automatic Citizenship Bill to enable them become citizens of the Gambia. These African descendants whose ancestors were taken away from the…

Press Release: ‘Chased Away and Left to Die’: New human rights report finds that Uganda’s national digital ID system leads to mass exclusion

Published: 8/Jun/2021
Source: Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, Initiative for Social and Economic Rights, and Unwanted Witness

(New York and Kampala June 8, 2021)—Uganda’s national digital ID system, a government showpiece that is of major importance for how individuals in Uganda access their social rights, leads to mass exclusion. This is the key finding in a new…

Uganda: Chased Away and Left to Die

Published: 8/Jun/2021
Source: Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, Initiative for Social and Economic Rights, and Unwanted Witness

How a National Security Approach to Uganda’s National Digital ID Has Led to Wholesale Exclusion of Women and Older Persons Introduction: Ndaga Muntu, Uganda’s national digital ID system, is a government showpiece that is of major importance for how individuals…

Kenya: Big win for Miguna Miguna in case over deportation

Published: 6/Jun/2021
Source: The Nation (Nairobi)

By Sam Kiplagat The Court of Appeal has declined to suspend a judgment of the High Court that found the move to declare Dr Miguna Miguna a prohibited immigrant, and his deportation two years ago, illegal. A bench of three…

Zimbabwe: First Lady meets the mixed race community

Published: 5/Jun/2021
Source: The Herald (Harare)

Tendai Rupapa-Senior Reporter FIRST LADY Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday held a first of its kind heart-to-heart interactive session with the mixed race community during which she inclined an ear to the challenges they face, and proffered tangible solutions where possible. This…