At the frontline of promoting human rights and the rule of law in Southern Africa is a number of NGO’s committed to taking up causes of marginalised groups and cases with a public interest. One such NGO based in Johannesburg and with links to lawyers and other human rights organisations across the region is the … More Southern Africa Litigation Centre
Tanzania’s government is appealing last year’s High Court decision to end child marriage. … More Child Marriage in Tanzania (Part 1)
This case poses the Constitutional Court with the challenge of deciding whether South African courts have authority to try individuals for terrorist acts committed outside South Africa. … More International terrorism and South Africa
Whilst providing protection for the mentally disabled, the law in Zambia still has significant gaps as revealed by a recent High Court decision … More Mental Health law in Zambia
By adopting a simple and straightforward format, the blog aims to present quick updates on case law and relevant legal developments within the region. … More Just so you’re aware.