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The DGRU is one of Africa’s leading research centres in the area of judicial governance.
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DGRU provides University-certifed short courses to African judges and legal researchers through the Judicial Institute for Africa (JIFA).
Judicial appointments
DGRU attends the public interviews conducted by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), and conduct research on the judicial track records of the candidates being interviewed.

          

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Saturday, 19 September 2020
JIFA Newsletter #34/2020 - 5 September 2020

In this edition of the Justice In Action newsletter

- High Court grants bail to Zimbabwe opposition leader, journalist

- SCA cases show up long delays in delivering judgments

- Change company law to allow virtual AGMs, Uganda high court urges 

Publication Date:
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 12:15
JIFA Newsletter #35/2020 - 12 September 2020

In this edition of the Justice In Africa newsletter

- From the Justice in Africa team

- Litigation in Lesotho as King declines to appoint judges

- Kenya pressurised by big oil to backtrack on plastic ban

- Court finds against ‘back door emergency’ in Malawi

Publication Date:
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 12:15
JIFA Newsletter #33/2020 - 29 August 2020

In this edition of the Justice in Action newsletter 

- 'Judicial independence on trial’ in case involving Malawi’s Chief Justice

- Victory for pregnant women after rethink by Constitutional Court

- For Kenya: celebration of its 10-year-old constitution, a growing crisis – and a forthright judge speaks

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Publication Date:
Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 11:30
JIFA Newsletter #32/2020 - 22 August 2020

In this edition of the Justice in Action newsletter

- Some justice at last for girls, women, raped by police in Malawi

- Two Ugandan judges, two attorneys, sanctioned by US state department over bribery, corruption & adoption scam

- Shock judgment bars Zimbabwe human rights lawyer from crucial human rights case

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Publication Date:
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 15:30

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