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Podcast: Phil Clark summarises reactions to ‘Distant Justice: The Impact of the ICC on African Politics’ during a book tour of five countries

Introduction to a roundtable discussion about the International Criminal Court and Africa, held at Africa Research Institute on 12 June 2019. https://audiomack.com/song/africaresearch/phil-clark-discusses-africa-book-tour-for-his-book-distant-justice
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Why international justice must go local: the ICC in Africa

Criticism of the ICC on the grounds of anti-African bias or neo-colonialism is simplistic. It overstates the power of the ICC and underestimates the ability of African states to manipulate the Court for their own ends.
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Justice without lawyers in Nigeria: How Lagos fashioned an alternative to litigation

On Thursday 22 June, ARI hosted the launch of “How alternative dispute resolution made a comeback in Nigeria’s courts”.
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African Nationalists, Democrats and Fighters: finding room for compromise in SA’s metros By Nick Branson

South Africa's municipal elections will be the most competitive to date. The African National Congress (ANC) faces a challenge in four of the country’s eight metropolitan municipalities.
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Debt and corruption in Tanzania: a response By Sir Edward Clay

Sir Edward Clay, former British High Commissioner to Uganda and Kenya, penned a response to our previous blog "Debt and corruption in Tanzania"
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Debt and corruption in Tanzania

On 30 November 2015, a landmark judgement saw Standard Bank fined US$25.2 million. Nick Branson considers whether this level of reparations is appropriate, and how those implicated might be held to account for their actions.
Nick Branson Mobile Courts DRC for Good Governance Africa
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Good Governance Africa, 01 December 2015

ARI's Senior Researcher, Nick Branson, wrote an analysis of DRCs mobile courts, an innovative justice system trying to address the epidemic scale of conflict-related gender violence for Good Governance Africa.
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Whose Land Is It Anyway? The failure of land law reform in Kenya By Ambreenja Manji

Land is a “key fault line” in Kenya. Throughout East Africa land law reform has been pursued at the expense of substantive land reform. New laws have not been redistributive or transformative in a positive way.