18 Jul 2014 Angela Mudukuti
THE ALIEN TORT STATUTE LIVES-CORPORATE COMPLICITY IN ACTS OF TORTURE IN IRAQ CHA...

Aligning business practices with respect for human rights is a global challenge. On 26 June 2014, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) passed a resolution to establish an open-ended intergovernmental working group tasked with developing a legally binding instrument to regulate…

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28 Jan 2013 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: SADC TRIBUNAL PAID THE PRICE FOR THREATENING STATES’ AUTHORI...

TANZANIAN president Jakaya Kikwete is said to have described it as a monster that will “devour us all”. Now the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) Tribunal — meant to be the region’s supreme symbol of justice — is little more…

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28 Jan 2013 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: HOW ZIMBABWEAN’S LAND CASE ENDED UP IN SOUTH AFRICA’S LEGA...

DISPOSSESSED Zimbabwean farmer Mike Campbell was able to take his case to the judiciary in South Africa because of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) Tribunal decision, pronounced before it was dissolved, which found Zimbabwe to have been in violation…

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08 Aug 2012 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: LAWYERS INSIST ZIM LAND RULING STILL BINDING...

[caption id="attachment_3584" align="alignnone" width="300"] The Tribunal has been suspended for over a year as a result of its landmark ruling against the Robert Mugabe regime[/caption] The 2008 ruling that Zimbabwe’s land grab campaign was unlawful is still binding, despite attempts…

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25 Aug 2011 Staff Writer
Mining will only facilitate community development with increased transparency...

With the discovery of uranium in Malawi, the IMF estimated that the export of the commodity would result in an increase in Malawi’s GDP by 10% and an increase in exports of 25%. This seems a sure path towards poverty…

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25 Aug 2011 Staff Writer
Malawi’s Karonga locals take on mining companies...

  Lilongwe – A community task-team from the northern region district of Karonga has petitioned the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment, the Department of Environmental Affairs, the Department of Mines and the Ministry of Labour for access to…

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