Africa Day – the right to belong to an African state!

What says ‘African’ more than an African court declaring a person’s right to belong to an African state? The African Court of Human and People’s Rights did just that when it ordered a man’s nationality to be restored after being deprived his Tanzanian nationality, expelled from the country and refused the right to have his … More Africa Day – the right to belong to an African state!

Whose land is it anyway?

In Zambia rural people are being displaced from customary land where some have lived for generations—Zambian law entitles those who live on land managed by traditional rulers to do so without formerly registering it. However, displacement occurs when the land is formerly registered by the traditional authorities, converted from customary to statutory land and allocated … More Whose land is it anyway?

Do South Africa’s laws embrace the interests of migrants?

South Africa’s national legislation incorporates the basic principles of refugee protection, including freedom of movement, the right to work, and access to basic social services. Below, we review some of the programmes put in place by the South African government to combat the effects of xenophobia and address the plight of immigrants. White Paper on … More Do South Africa’s laws embrace the interests of migrants?