The Southern and Eastern African Chief Justices Forum has made a public statement over the plans to remove the Chief Justice of Lesotho from her office. Read the full statement HERE.
JIFA was invited to do a three day training on judgement writing for the Seychelles judiciary in April. Linda Dobbs and Penny Andrews formed the training team which was well received
Foreign judges on Lesotho bench slam political interference in judicial appointments
THREE foreign judges, invited to sit on Lesotho’s high court, have delivered a damning decision on attempts by that country’s prime minister to appoint his preferred candidate as appeal court president. As Carmel Rickard explains, jurist and legal academic Kananelo Mosito, who had once headed Lesotho’s apex court, was impeached for misconduct and dismissed under a previous government. When the country’s leadership changed last year, however, the incoming prime minister summarily removed the new appeal court president and installed Mosito once again.