Tanzania: Nchemba Tells Former Refugees – Behave, Else You Forfeit Citizenship

Published: 24/Aug/2017
Source: Tanzania Daily News

Mpanda — THE government has warned that it will not hesitate to revoke citizenship and repatriate to their respective countries of origin, newly naturalised Tanzanians who would be found engaging in criminal activities and other social vices.

The warning was issued to all refugees from neighbouring countries living in refugee settlements in the country, such as Katumba and Mishamo in Mpanda and Tanganyika District in Katavi Region.

In another development, the government has turned down citizenship applications from 3,100 refugees from neighbouring Burundi for various reasons.

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Themes: Naturalisation and Marriage, Nationality and Refugees
Regions: Tanzania
Year: 2017