Senior Researcher Nick Branson's Briefing Note on "Land, Law and Traditional Leadership in South Africa" was quoted in an article by Jakkie Cilliers for Business Day on the ruling style of President Jacob Zuma
Land remains an emotive fault line in South Africa. This Briefing Note examines the ANC's record on land reform, outlines the winners and losers under the current dispensation, and offers a series of policy provocations.
Professor John Harrington discusses how in Kenya after decades of repression, authorities are now actively seeking to modernise traditional medicine . He also highlights challenges in regulating and protecting intellectual property rights of those practising traditional medicine.
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.
The chief law reform at the Malawi Law Commission explains the importance of continuous, systematic law reform in young democracies and the role that it can play in upholding the credibility and effectiveness of the judiciary.