Title Citizenship Law in Africa: A Comparative Study
Publisher Open Society Foundations (OSF)
Author Bronwen Manby
Publication Date January 2016
Country Angola | Burkina Faso | Côte d'Ivoire | Cape Verde | Ethiopia | Gabon | Gambia | Guinea-Bissau | Kenya | Liberia | Lesotho | Mali | Mauritius | Malawi | Namibia | Nigeria | Rwanda | Sao Tome and Principe | Seychelles | Chad | United Republic of Tanzania | South Africa | Zambia
Topics Citizenship / Nationality law | Right to a nationality | Statelessness
Cite as Open Society Foundations (OSF), Citizenship Law in Africa: A Comparative Study, January 2016, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/56a77ffe4.html [accessed 20 February 2018]
Comments This is the third edition of this report providing comparative analysis of Africa's citizenship laws, updating the second edition of 2010. It is a comprehensive revision of the text and tables, which are also updated to reflect developments at national and continental levels. This is an update of the 2nd Edition, October 2010 & 1st Edition, October 2009.
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