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02.10.2013 | 3:58 PM
LHRC MARKS 18 YEARS WITH A BIG BANG!

The LHRC on September 26th this year marked its 18th anniversary ever since its inception. The event pulled together various human rights activists, students, the public, public officials, development partners as well as paralegals, human rights monitors and members of the press. The event was colored by the LHRC’s choir, exhibition as well as a […]

02.10.2013 | 3:51 PM
ZAMBIA’s CHIEF JUSTICE SAGA

Zambia has continued engaging in debates by different stakeholders on the legality of the holding of office by the Chief Justice who is also the head of the Judiciary. Among those that have rejected the chief justices’ appointment in the past is the Parliament Select Committee which is mandated to scrutinize some appointments to hold […]

02.10.2013 | 3:37 PM
REPORT OF A MEETING OF GENDER QUOTAS FOR WOMEN IN POLITICS – NAIROBI, KENYA

The SALAN secretariat, Legal and Human Rights Centre sent the SALAN Coordinator to Nairobi Kenya to a meeting organized by the Hendrich Boll Foundation from 23 rd to 27th September, 2013 to a meeting which aimed at reflecting the quota system of women representation in politics around the East and Horn of Africa. The Hendrich […]

02.10.2013 | 3:27 PM
ZCEA Community Dialogue Meetings

ZCEA continued to conduct Community Dialogue Meetings meant to sensitize the community on the provisions of the Affiliation and Maintenance of Children’s Act Cap 64 of the laws of Zambia.  The Community dialogues are important because information gotten relating to Affiliation and Maintenance goes a long way the benefitting both Children born outside wedlock and […]

01.10.2013 | 4:00 PM
NAMRIGHTS UPDATES

THE question whether the High Court Act and other Namibian laws apply to the territory previously known as the Eastern Caprivi Zipfel (ECZ) should be considered in the main Caprivi high treason trial as a point in law, a defense lawyer involved in the trial argued yesterday. A day after Judge Elton Hoff threw out […]