Implementing modern Constitutions in Africa: Challenges and prospects

The KAS in collaboration with the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, convened a stakeholders' conference on Implementing modern African Constitutions: Challenges and prospects - with the aim of providing a forum to interrogate and understand the causes of regression in constitutionalism in Africa vis-a-vis the available opportunities. In attendance were legislators, lawyers, judges, scholars and activists from 15 African countries more…

Hissène Habré sentenced to life imprisonment

In a landmark ruling of 30th May 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal found the former Chadian dictator and military ruler, Hissène Habré guilty of crimes against humanity, war crimes as well as torture and subsequently sentenced him to life imprisonment. more…

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…

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to the website of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung's Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa! This program will contribute to the promotion of the rule of law in Africa. Rule of law is a prerequisite to stable democracy and sustainable social and economic development. We hope we can work together to make this a reality - together we can make a difference!

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Events

Sep. 2 - 3
Convention

Regional Conference for Young Legal Researchers

Sep. 13 - 17
Workshop

Annual ICC Workshop

Sep. 20 - 21
Convention

Climate Change Conference

COP21 & UNEA 2 Declaration

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Publications

CONFERENCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MODERN AFRICAN CONSTITUTIONS: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

This conference organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung under the auspices of its Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa, in collaboration with the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa, Faculty of Law, [...] more…

It is life imprisonment for Chad’s Former President Hissène Habré

The trial of the former Chadian president Hissène Habré which began on 20th July 2015 before the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal came to an end on 30th May 2016with a guilty verdict against the former dictator and [...] more…

Focus on Africa

Nigeria:Chibok girl rescued ; South Africa:Prosecutor to appeal court order to reinstate corruption charges against Jacob Zuma ; DRC: Political crisis deepens : Burundi: Peace talks held in Tanzania more…

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Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa

1 Thigiri Hilltop
Off Thigiri Ridge Road
P.O.Box 66471
Nairobi 00800 /Kenya
Phone +254 020 2610021, +254 020 2610022
Fax +254 020 2610023