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JIFA Newsletter #20/2019 - 23 May 2019
Wed, 29 May 2019 - 16:00

In this edition: 

AfricanLII Launches the Beta version (open for user testing) of an African Caselaw Citator and Judge Thomas Masuku expelled as a judge in Swaziland during 2011- claims he is the victim of a kangaroo court...

JIFA Newsletter #37/2019 - 20 September
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 13:45

In this edition 

- Demolish unlawful sewerage works - environmental tribunal

- Fight over defence fees in controversial Lesotho trial

- Seychelles appoints leading Ugandan judge to its apex court

- ‘Neglect, dereliction of duty’ by prosecution – and father convicted of child rape goes free

JIFA Newsletter #36/2019 - 13 September
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 13:45

In this edition 

- Society ‘crying out for miracle’ to end brutality against women - judge

- Concern over impact of Botswana's appeal decision on 'refugees' 

- Contempt confirmed against former top Seychelles judge

JIFA Newsletter #35/2019 - 5 September
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 13:30

In this edition 

- Environmental law in action: Jifa training course

- Tiny, remote Namibian clan claims world renowed Etosha National Park as ancestral land

- Appeal blocks far-reaching environmental ruling

- Husband's right to ‘rule over his wife’ – it's gone!

JIFA Newsletter #34/2019 - 29 August
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 13:30

In this edition 

- Keen interest in Jifa's first environmental law training course

- Conservation victory as Kenyan judge rules against Ministers

- Self-confessed poachers acquitted after prosecution’s mistake

- ‘Hear the voices speaking on behalf of the dead’ – court

- Magistrates in Lesotho introduce a new deal for awaiting trial prisoners

JIFA Newsletter #33/2019 - 22 August
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 12:00

In this edition 

- Daughters: 'children of a lesser god’

- Both Lesotho's top judges facing suspension

- Former judge Michael Ramodibedi RIP

JIFA Newsletter #32/2019 - 15 August
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 12:00

In this edition 

- A challenge for women in Kenya: get this law changed

- Swazi court refuses bail for suspected human trafficker

- Mentally ill man can’t be returned to Sierra Leone – UK courts

- ABA Profile of the Legal Profession: 2019

JIFA Newsletter #31/2019 - 8 August
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 12:00

In this edition 

- Editorial: Women’s Month in the courts

- Judge slams domestic violence, femicide and urges tougher sentences

- Unilateral salary hike by Uganda's MPs ‘unconstitutional' - highest court 

- Planned changes to Zambia’s constitution ‘infringe judicial independence’ 

- RIP Seychelles Justice Prithviraj Fekna

 

JIFA Newsletter #30/2019 - 1 August
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 12:45

In this edition 

- Who won this battle of judge vs judges in Seychelles?

- Top Malawi officials face jail after contempt of court finding

- Army officers keep their 10 parliamentary seats in Uganda

JIFA Newsletter #29/2019 - 25 July
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 12:45

In this edition 

- Uganda’s courts ‘too westernized to handle cultural, customary issues’ – high court judge

- Last minute 'settlement' in Lesotho's shock judicial disputes

- African Commercial Case Law Index

IFA Newsletter #28/2019 - 18 July
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 12:45

In this edition 

- Editorial: World Day for International Justice, 2019

- Human trafficking reports show sub-Saharan Africa a global player

- Dispute between top judges and political leaders in Lesotho hots up

- Abortion conundrum for court

- Should these judges have spoken out?

Our Mistake! JIFA Newsletter #27/2019 - 11 July
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 12:45

In this edition

- Our mistake!

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