Breaking New Legal Ground. Botswana on the rise in the protection of LGBTQI+ rights

Botswana’s jurisdiction is well-known for its past ground-breaking decisions and thereby courageous commitment to protect human rights[1]. With the recent decision “Letsweletse Motshidiemang v The Attorney-General (LEGABIBO as amicus curiae)” Botswana’s jurisdiction has once more broken new legal grounds for the country and beyond. In 2019, the High Court of Botswana declared Art. 164 (a)…

The Wheels of Change of Constitutional Law and Constitutionalism in Africa – The BBI Court of Appeal Judgment in Kenya

ANALYSIS Jan Maina 07 January 2022 The Kenyan Constitutional Civil Appeal Case of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission & 4 others v David Ndii & 82 others[2021] commonly referred to as the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) judgement, certainly impacts the constitutional jurisprudence within Kenya and Africa at large[1]. By declaring a presidential constitutional amendment unconstitutional…