12 African Countries That Allow Dual Citizenship

Written by Lillian Mutiso



It is one of the poorest countries in the world. Parliament passed legislation that allows dual citizenship on May 3, 2000. The law was passed primarily to help address the issue of Burundians who lost their citizenship after seeking asylum in other countries due to the civil strife in 1970s. It was passed before a peace accord was signed to end years of civil conflict in the tiny nation.