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


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.

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights rules against Tanzania

The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights ruled unanimously in favour of 10 Kenyans (2 have since died) incarcerated in Tanzania for murder and armed robbery. The 10 moved to the African Court citing violation of their right to a fair trial as stipulated under article 7 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights. Consequently, Tanzania was ordered to take all necessary measures within a reasonable time to finalise all criminal appeals by or against the Applicants. more…



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Joint Civil Society Statement on Rwanda’s Withdrawal of its Article 34(6)Declaration from the Protocol on the AfCHPR

Leading African and international human rights organizations have in a joint statement criticized the government of Rwanda for withdrawing individual access to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights terming it as '...a [...] more…

International Criminal Justice in Africa: Issues, Challenges and Prospects

This is the 3rd edition that is written by Africans for a global readership with the aim of providing contemporaneous, diverse and critical perspectives from within Africa regarding important developments and issues relating to [...] more…

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