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Research and Advocacy
The DGRU is one of Africa’s leading research centres in the area of judicial governance.
Capacity Development
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.

          

News

Sunday, 20 September 2020
Launch of the 2019 Womens Pioneer Programme

On Saturday 30 March,  the 2019 cohort of students for the Womens Pioneer Programme (WPP) gathered at Cape Town Regional Court for the launch of the progamme.

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Publication Date:
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 - 09:00
JIFA Newsletter - 4 April 2019

The following articles are featured in this week's issue of the JIFA Newsletter

- Zim judges may no longer sentence young male offenders to be caned: Constitutional Court

- Controversy follows this Ugandan judge, from roads to land

- Get your court paperwork in order, Namibian judges warn magistrates

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Publication Date:
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 - 08:45
SADC Judges Forum - Victoria Falls 2019

“DGRU facilitated a forum for judges from around the SADC region at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, from the 8th to the 10th of February 2019. These forums are designed to give judges an opportunity to share experiences and talk about jurisprudential issues with each other in a safe, quiet space, so that they can learn from their shared experiences.

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Publication Date:
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 - 08:45
JIFA Newsletter - 21 March 2019

The following articles are featured in this week's issue of the JIFA Newsletter

- Good news - and bad - for African judiciary charged with wrong - doing

- Raped child not sworn in properly: life sentence, conviction set aside

- Spy-thriller fizzles as Ugandan court aquits suspect

- Magistrates' recusal protests "insubordination" - Namibian Supreme Court

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Publication Date:
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 - 08:30

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