It is undeniable that South Africa has a problem with xenophobia with a worrying trend in recent years of an increase in the number of violent attacks targeted at foreigners of black African descent. … More Why is violent xenophobia on the rise in South Africa?
What does justice look like for rural Sierra Leoneans allegedly abused by the local police with the collusion of a British compnay? … More From Kensington to Sierra Leone -What does justice look like?
Complications during pregnancy and childbirth are the second leading cause of death for girls between ages 15 and 19. And babies born to mothers under age 20 are 1.5 times more likely to die during the first 28 days … More Child marriage in Tanzania (Pt 3)
Remittance flows into developing nations are more than three times that of official development aid and tend to be more stable than private investment or development aid … More Money and the rule of law in Southern Africa
There must come a time when access to justice in this type of case will not be achieved by exporting cases [out of Zambia] … More Is Zambia exporting access to justice to England?
Despite the lazy caricatures of Africa, it is a place of spirited determination with a huge appetite for change. In the words of Martin Luther King Jr, now’s not the time to ‘wallow in the valley of despair…even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow.’ … More Africa is not passive in the face of challenges
The 2017 exam results are a particularly powerful argument for why the law should protect and encourage girls to stay in school. It is regrettable that in its current form, the law in Tanzania makes it easier for girls to opt for child marriage particularly when they fail exams or fall pregnant. … More Child marriage in Tanzania (Pt 2)