Being Stateless in Southern Africa

According to the UN Refugee Agency the issue of being stateless is shared by an estimated 12 million people worldwide. The agency says laws allowing for only one nationality and the denial of citizenship to certain groups are the main causes of statelessness in the Southern Africa region.

  • Southern Africa:  Solving Statelessness in the Region

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 30 January 2013

    Frederik Ngubane was born in South Africa to South African parents 22 years ago but, lacking any proof of his origins or nationality, he lives a shadowy, marginal existence. He ... read more »

A "transporter" who helps smuggle Zimbabweans into South Africa across the border fence.