THE LAW AND THE POACHING MENACE IN AFRICA

30th April 2016 marked the blazing of 105 tonnes of ivory in Kenya which represented about 7,000 dead elephants. This was the most significant demonstration against poaching in Kenya and the region at large and the largest destruction of illegal wildlife products in history... Even though poaching affects the environment negatively, it has greater ramifications on the rule of law, economic development as well as national security and must therefore be dealt with decisively. more…

HAKI NA SHERIA DIALOGUE FORUM

Various stakeholders met on 12/4/2016 to assess Kenya´s preparedness for the 2017 elections. Mr. George Kegoro, Executive Director - KHRC, led the discussions which highlighted the various institutional challenges within IEBC, the judiciary, security agencies, political parties, the ruling elite and the low level awareness among Kenyans which cast doubts on the country´s preparedness to hold credible, fair and free elections next year. For more visit, http://dtmafrica.com/category/news-briefs/

Mr. Kauder making his presentation

HAKI NA SHERIA DIALOGUE FORUM

This is a regular early breakfast dialogue forum that addresses various topical issues pertinent to the rule of law from political, legal, social and economic angles. On 5th April 2016, Mr. Stefan Kauder, Senior Advisor on Public Private Partnerships at the World Bank shared his thoughts on the role of PPPs in infrastructure development in Kenya and the requisite legal regime. In attendance were entrepreneurs from both public and private sectors, scholars, legal practitioners among others.

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Ban on live media coverage of opposition protests in Uganda; Kenya to close all refugee camps and South African President in trouble of corruption more…

THE LAW AND THE POACHING MENACE IN AFRICA

It is apparent that states should strengthen their criminal justice systems to combat this phenomenon. It should be a major objective to increase law enforcement responses to wildlife crimes. Additionally, policies should be put [...] more…

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