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The Importance of Transparency in Judicial Selections and Appointments

The Importance of Transparency in Judicial Selections and Appointments

This article was originally published by the UNODC’s Global Judicial Integrity Network. Read the original article. In October 2018, the Southern African Chief Justices’ Forum (SACJF) formally adopted the Lilongwe Principles and Guidelines on the Selection and Appointment of Judicial Officers. The Lilongwe Principles and Guidelines, which have previously been discussed in a ‘Views’ piece […]

Customary law and the courts

Customary law and the courts

Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, will release her report into the missing Bapo-Ba-Mogale mining royalties by the end of April. Mkhwebane visited the community near Brits in North West on 27 March 2017, regarding her probe into the so-called “D account”. The account, into which mining companies pay royalties for communities on whose ancestral land they […]