Zimbabwe: Citizens need birth certificates to avoid questions when one becomes President – Kabwe

Published: 30/Jul/2018
Source: News Diggers

Central Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kabwe says every child should have a birth certificate so that their nationality is not questioned when they want to stand as MP or president.  And Media Network on Child Rights and Development executive director Henry Kabwe says it is every child’s right to own a birth certificate as proof of nationality.  Meanwhile some local health centres in Kabwe say late child naming has proved to be one of the challenges of late birth certificate registration.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Birth Registration
Regions: Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Year: 2018