A win for children’s rights in Malawi; acquittal for former Congolese vice-president … More A win for children’s rights in Malawi; acquittal for former Congolese vice-president
Given that breaches of environmental laws impact marginalised people the most, Africa will only succeed in protecting its most vulnerable people by strengthening the enforcement of its environmental laws. … More The road to strengthening Africa’s environment
What these episodes do is challenge Western perceptions of illegal immigrants. They illustrate that under the right circumstances most immigrants, legal or illegal, can make meaningful contributions to their communities. … More Malian immigrant climbs four balconies to earn citizenship
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!
For any young Sotho and Tswana people dreaming to one day fall in love and get married like Prince Harry and Meghan, the law will be on their side … as long as they’re not of the same sex. … More Two people fell in love and we all showed up the law allowed them to marry
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?
If UK immigration policy can blunt the protections offered by the law, what hope is there for strengthening fairness and the rule of law in less democratic jurisdictions across the common law world? … More Has the ‘hostile environment’ dented English law’s reputation for fairness?