July 26, 2023

CLIA member speaks on protection of indigenous cultural property

Dr DesmonDr Oriakhogba, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Private Law, and member of the Centre for Legal Integration in Africa gave an invited presentation on “The legal regime for the protection of indigenous cultural property in South Africa” on 17 April 2023 in the Equity for Indigenous Research and Innovation (ENRICH) Webinar Series under the theme “3D Replicas and Data Ownership”.
July 11, 2023

Are Africans ready for integrated state and indigenous laws?

In 1956, Doris Stenton published The English Woman in History. According to her, the Norman Conquest of 1066 ended the egalitarian social status of Anglo-Saxon women and ‘introduced into England a military society’ that made women ‘essentially unimportant’ (p. 348).
July 11, 2023

UWC proudly launches African Centre for Transnational Criminal Justice (ACTCJ)

One of the University of the Western Cape’s newest research centres, the African Centre for Transnational Criminal Justice (ACTCJ), celebrated its launch on Wednesday 17 February 2021, with an introductory event led by Prof John-Mark Iyi, Acting Director of ACTCJ.
June 2, 2023

Environmental governance, hollow environmentalism and adjudication in South Africa

My thought experiment in this paper leads me to the conclusion that South Africa’s environmental governance performance often experiences what l term ‘hollow environmentalism’: the inevitable overall long-term outcome resulting from the practice of promulgating seemingly symbolic laws and policies whose objectives are often not fulfilled.