Deadly killings reported in South Sudan

The UN has reported that more than 200 civilians including children have been killed by rebel gunmen in the oil-rich town of Bentiu in what is believed to be ethnic attack pitting President Salva Kiir's Dinka tribe against militia forces from ousted former Vice President Machar's Nuer tribe. The massacre is reported to have been carried out in a mosque, church, hospital and within an abandoned UN World Food Programme compound.

Prediction of a big win for ANC

According to the latest opinion poll published by Sunday Times, South Africa's ruling party ANC is poised to win by 65.5% in the upcoming elections scheduled for May 7, 2014. The survey further showed that potential ANC voters generally did not consider ANC should be held accountable for the alleged abuse of public funds involving President Jacob Zuma.

Arusha Meetings

Dr. Arne Wulff and Mr. Peter Wendoh undertook a duty tour to Arusha from 8th to 10th April 2014 to meet with key stakeholders to follow-up on the existing partnerships and explore possibilities of future collaborations. They met with EACJ's Judge President H. Nsekela and Prof. J. Ruhangisa; Prof. M. Sahinkuye of the African Institute of International Law; Mr. Wedi Djamba, Executive Director, Coalition for an Effective African Court on Human and Peoples’Rights; Ms Maike van Ueuem among others. more…



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ZIMBABWE: Government ordered to compensate rape victim; KENYA: Shoot-to-kill orders issued by Mombasa County Commissioner; Heated debate on homosexuals more…

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KENYA: Performance Contract for Judges; ZAMBIA: The fight against corruption boosted; BURUNDI: Human rights under attack ahead of 2015 elections more…

KAS African Law Study Library / KAS Librairie Africaine D'etudes Juridiques Vol. 18

Volume 18 comprises of the first series of articles written by young researches from the National University of Rwanda. It focuses on EAC, separation of powers in Uganada and Rwanda, decentralisation and arbitration in Rwanda [...] more…

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