Publications

Ruling on the SADC Tribunal

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) successfully challenges the role of former President Jacob Zuma in dismantling the SADC Tribunal. This is the first successful challenge on this matter in a domestic court. Litigation was identified as one of the viable options towards the reinstatement of the Tribunal in the previous KAS-sponsored events. more…

March 1, 2018

Stakeholders' Workshop on the Independence of the Judiciary in Africa

The independence of the judiciary lies at the heart of a well-functioning justice system and is the cornerstone of a democratic, market-based society that is guided by the tenets of the rule of law. In any democratic society, the judiciary is relied upon to decide cases impartially and independently free of any undue internal or external pressures and influence. Stakeholders' views available at https://youtu.be/q2lA0gBwLk8 more…

Event Reports | February 28, 2018

REGIONAL CONFERENCE “LEADERS FOR JUSTICE”

This was the 6th regional conference born out of the idea that a country’s economic development can benefit from the cooperation of regional partners based on strong regional judicial and legal systems. more…

Event Reports | February 22, 2018

KAS Law Study Library Volume 04/2017

KAS African Law Study Library is a journal which publishes articles written by young scholars from the African continent. The journal deals with practical aspects important for the development of the Rule of Law in an African context. https://www.nomos-elibrary.de/10.5771/2363-6262-2017-4/kas-african-law-study-library-jahrgang-4-2017-heft-4 more…

January 22, 2018

KAS Law Study Library Volume 03/2017

KAS African Law Study Library is a journal which publishes articles written by young scholars from the African continent. The journal deals with practical aspects important for the development of the Rule of Law in an African context. https://www.nomos-elibrary.de/10.5771/2363-6262-2017-3/kas-african-law-study-library-jahrgang-4-2017-heft-3 more…

January 19, 2018