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Acquiring British Citizenship, What Every Parent Must Know

Citizenship and by a stretch of it, the passport you hold in this world does not just make travelling from one country to another...
Muslim Youth

Indian Parliament Okays Bill to Grant Non-Muslim Immigrants Citizens

The lower House of Indian parliament or Lok Sabha Tuesday passed a proposed law to give citizenship to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan,...

28 African WW2 Veterans Granted France Citizenship

French President Francois Hollande has given citizenship to 28 Africans who fought for France in World War Two and other conflicts. Mr Hollande said France...

Turkey to offer citizenship to foreigners investing in property

Turkey will grant citizenship to foreigners who buy properties worth at least one million USD and invest a minimum of two million USD for...

NDC MP for Zabzugu Denies Holding Dual Citizenship

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP)-elect for Zabzugu Constituency Umar Alhassan has denied reports that he holds dual citizenship. “My kids were...

Steven Seagal Handed A Russian Citizenship

President Vladimir Putin signed off Thursday on a decree granting Russian citizenship to US action hero actor Steven Seagal, the latest high-profile passport...
Charlotte Osei - Ghana's Electoral Commissioner (EC)

EC to make public steps for NHIS cards Registrants deletion

It said it was taking the appropriate steps to comply with the court’s directives and would make same public in the coming week. A statement...
Charlotte Osei - Ghana's Electoral Commissioner (EC)

Ghana’s Electoral Body welcomes Supreme Court order

The Apex Court, in clarifying its earlier judgment on May 5, 2016, on the matter, asked the EC to immediately delete the names of...
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) shakes hands with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel after delivering a joint statement at the Belgian Prime Minister’s residence in Brussels on March 25, 2016.

John Kerry claims Brussels citizenship

US Secretary of State John Kerry has declared “Je suis Bruxellois” — “I am a citizen of Brussels” — during a solidarity visit to...
FRANCE NATIONAL FLAG

France Deprivation of convicted terrorist citizenship gets endorsed

France's lower house passed the bill with 162 deputies in favor, 148 votes against and 22 abstentions, Le Figaro reported. According...
Parliament house

Minority kicks against multiple guarantees

The Vice-Chairman of the Subsidiary Legislation Committee, Kofi Osei Ameyaw revealed the Minority is incensed at C1 72 currently being scrutinized by the Parliamentary...

French Justice Minister Steps Down

Ms Taubira was known to disagree with the controversial proposals, The citizenship plans were put forward after the 13 November Paris attacks in which 130...
Internally displaced Persons (IDPs) from Partaker estate demonstrate at the entrance of the National Human Rights Commission in Abuja, capital of Nigeria, Sept. 3, 2015. The IDPs took part in a demonstration on Thursday protesting against poor living conditions and eviction from their camp. (Xinhua/Olatunji Obasa)

Stateless people denied fundamental human rights

They also lack access to education and health services and blocked from obtaining employment. A stateless person is someone who is not recognised as a...
Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt Apologizes for Her Offhand Citizenship Joke

Emily Blunt addresses backlash over her joke about the first GOP debate and her new status as an American citizen. Speaking on ?Today?, John...
ISIS

Australia drafts laws for citizenship

As many as 120 Australians are fighting in the Middle East with IS The government said it wanted to ensure that militants with dual...
Land

Senegalese civil society groups propose land sector reforms

Senegalese civil society actors used the Global Land Forum that was held in Dakar between May 12-16, 2015 to propose ways to ensure the...
Australia

Tony Abbott facing opposition from within his own ranks

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott is facing opposition from within his own ranks over a proposal that the Immigration Minister be given the power...

Building The Nigerian Nation

Nation building is a concept that gained prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s when President Julius Kambarage Nyerere of Tanzania strongly advocated...
Barcelona

Civiclub promotes positive actions of citizens

Civiclub is a mutually-beneficial club wherein people's positive actions of civic duty are rewarded when they contribute to the improvement of the environment, sustainability...

Boris Johnson to give up on his American nationality

Boris Johnson He told the Sunday Times that his citizenship was ?an accident of birth that has left me with this thing. I?ve got to...
National Commission for Civic Education

Ghanaian youth using democratic means to solve challenges

Mr Mohammed Imran, Principal Civic Education Officer at the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), has said Project Citizen, was helping build ?quality citizenship?...
Mr Daniel Mensah (3rd from right), Registration Officer at the Neighbourhood Registration Centre attending to people

Challenges Associated With LVRE

Apathy, low publicity and difficulties associated with proof of eligibility might be inhibiting many qualified persons from patronizing the on-going Limited Voters Registration Exercise...

Renouncing Ghanaian Citizenship Shouldn?t Alarm Anybody!

News reports that the number of Ghanaians renouncing their Ghanaian citizenship and re-engineering themselves as citizens of other countries don?t surprise me at all....

All Because Of Money, Minister Renounces US Citizenship

Mona Quartey at the vetting yesterday THE DEPUTY Minister-designate for Finance and Economic Planning, Mona Helen Kabuki Quartey ? who a pro-government newspaper said...

Persons Born In Dominican Republic To Have Citizenship Status

A peaceful protest in the Dominican Republic capital, Santo Domingo, over the failure of the authorities to resolve the issue of statelessness. Photo:...

National citizenship week held

The annual ?national citizenship week? forum was yesterday organized under the auspices of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)? at the Sky High...

Any act of indiscipline carried out by citizens affected all

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has begun commemorating the National Citizenship Week, with public education programme to remind especially young Ghanaians of...

Ghana has not lived up to the expectations of its founders

Ghana has not lived up to the expectations of its founders and citizens. Often, we blame leaders for our problems?with a lot of...

Wao! Rita Marley Now Ghanaian citizen

Actress and TV host, Ama K Abebrese has received a special honour for leadership at AU Diaspora African Forum Mission?s Awards Dinner held at...

Ama K. Abebrese takes Leadership Award

Actress and TV host, Ama K Abebrese has received a special honour for leadership at AU Diaspora African Forum Mission?s Awards Dinner held at...