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Somalia set to introduce National ID cards after over three decades

Published: 12/Mar/2023
Source: Garowe Online

MOGADISHU, Somalia – For the first time in three decades, Somalia is set to start rolling out the issuance of National Identification cards, as the country rolls out massive registration in what  could allow authorities to easily identify citizens and […]

141 000 people are ‘stateless’ in Namibia

Published: 9/Mar/2023
Source: The Namibian (Windhoek)

by Eino Vatileni THE Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security is drafting a bill to deal with the plight of 141 084 stateless people in Namibia who are undocumented. The ministry’s spokesperson, Margaret Kalo, told The Namibian yesterday […]

Egypt: Thirsty for dollars, government eases citizenship terms for foreigners

Published: 8/Mar/2023
Source: Middle East Eye

Egypt has eased its citizenship restrictions for foreigners, as the country struggles to secure enough US dollars to import food for its people and repay its accumulating debts. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly issued Decree no. 876/2023, reducing the […]

Kenya: Registration Of The Pemba Community Kicks Off

Published: 3/Mar/2023
Source: Kenya News Agency

The process to register members of the Pemba community in an effort to issue them with identity cards has kicked off in Kwale. This follows the recognition of the Pemba as an ethnic community in Kenya in a Special Gazette […]

Liberia: Supreme Court Still to Recognize Nwabudike’s Citizenship

Published: 2/Mar/2023
Source: The New Republic Liberia (Monrovia)

By R. Joyclyn Wea After granting him his Liberian Citizenship by Civil Law Court “B” in Liberia, Cllr. Austin Ndubuisi Nwabudike’s next move has met the bottleneck with the higher court holding his approval. The Supreme Court of Liberia is […]

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