Kenya: Kwale: Joy and Happiness as Stateless Pemba Community Set to Receive Identity Cards

Published: 25/Juil/2023
  • In 2020, the National Assembly passed recommendations considering a petition to have the Pemba recognised as citizens of Kenya
  • President William Ruto announced that his administration will initiate modalities to recognise the Pemba people as citizens of Kenya
  • Over 9000 Pemba people will be issued with vital documents following Kenya’s decision to end statelessness for the coastal community
  • Pemba Community organising secretary Mwalimu Ali Mkasha said they were looking forward to what he termed as their big day

Kilifi – Karisa Maitha Grounds in Kilifi grounds is expected to roar to life this week when members of the Pemba community line up to receive their identification documents including birth certificates and identity cards.

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Themes: Apatridie, Naturalisation et le mariage
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2023