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Tanzania: Lawyer Suffers Defeat in Petition to Challenge Law School Results

All Africa 26 Sep 2023
DAR ES SALAAM. LAWYER Alexander Barunguza has suffered another defeat in his constitutional petition challenging poor results he got in two courses at the Law School of Tanzania ....

African court orders Tunisia to allow jailed leaders access to lawyers

Al Jazeera 01 Sep 2023
... access to their legal representatives and doctors, their lawyers said. Friday’s decision came after a case was filed with the court in Tanzania on behalf of the family members of the “detainees and deceased”, by Rodney Dixon, a British lawyer representing some of these families.

Tanzania: End the crackdown on the Maasai standing up against forced evictions in Ngorongoro.

Amnesty 25 Aug 2023
Responding to reports of the arrest of 39 members of the Maasai community and parliamentarian Emmanuel Lekishon Shangai in Endulen in Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and their unlawful detention in unknown locations without access to their lawyers, Amnesty International Regional Director for East and Southern Africa Tigere Chagutah said..

Rwandan genocide-accused Kayishema's lawyer hopeful he’ll get political asylum

Eye Witness News 18 Aug 2023
After abandoning his bail application in June, Kayishema, who faces 54 immigration-related charges and extradition to Tanzania, indicated he would be applying for political asylum instead ... His lawyer, Juan Smuts, said the matter remains pending ... Kayishema is also facing extradition to Arusha, Tanzania to stand trial for genocide.

Tanzania: Detained critics of UAE port deal must be immediately and unconditionally released.

Amnesty 14 Aug 2023
... a port deal between Tanzania and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Amnesty International said today ... According to the lawyer, Mwabukusi and Nyagali were arrested near Mikumi in Morogoro region, eastern Tanzania, while traveling to Dar es Salaam from Mbeya, southwest Tanzania.

Police rubbish claims by Thabo Bester that items worth R30m have gone missing

Eye Witness News 12 Aug 2023
On Tuesday, Bester's lawyer told the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court that items to the value of R30 million were stolen from him when he was deported from Tanzania to South Africa in April ... that Bester did pay a lawyer in Tanzania with watches," said Masemola.

TIMELINE: Everything we know about the Thabo Bester and Dr Nandipha Magudumana saga

Independent online (SA) 08 Aug 2023
Bester and his lover enter Zambia, en route to Tanzania ... Bester and Magudumana, along with their Mozambican accomplice, are finally arrested in Tanzania ... Thabo Bester’s lawyers tell the court in Bloemfontein that expensive items, including luxury brand clothes, cash and cellphones, were stolen when they returned to the country from Tanzania.

Tanzania: Critics of Port Deal Arrested

Human Rights Watch 07 Aug 2023
On July 14, the attorney general filed an application to the Advocate’s Committee – Tanzania’s disciplinary institution for lawyers – alleging professional misconduct by Mwabukusi because of remarks he made during a July 3 news conference about the deal, seeking a declaration ...

Colorado parental evaluator accused of falsifying credentials sent child custody cases into turmoil despite magistrate's warning

Colorado Politics 27 Jul 2023
And officials in that office, who declined requests for comment, only acted after receiving a new complaint from a lawyer in an Arapahoe County custody case alleging that McShane had falsified her credentials, exhibited extreme bias, impersonated state regulators, as well as U.S.

High court refuses appeal bid by Nandipha Magudumana

Business Day 18 Jul 2023
In June judge Phillip Loubser found that though Magudumana’s removal to SA from Tanzania was a “disguised extradition”, which was unconstitutional, she had consented to her return ... He also rejected Magudumana’s argument that any consent to her removal from Tanzania had to be in writing and unequivocal for it to be lawful.

‘You can never consent to an illegality': Magudumana's lawyer tells court

Eye Witness News 14 Jul 2023
Magudumana's lawyers were in the Bloemfontein High Court on Friday attempting to secure leave to appeal the ruling that despite her extradition from Tanzania being declared unlawful, she consented to returning to South Africa. BLOEMFONTEIN - Lawyers representing Dr Nandipha ...

Magudumana 'can't consent to illegality' argument 'fundamentally flawed’: State

Eye Witness News 14 Jul 2023
On Friday, Magudumana’s lawyers were in court to try and secure leave to appeal against the dismissal of her application to have her extradition from Tanzania declared unlawful ... to South Africa from Tanzania, which was handed down in June ... Magudumana's lawyer tells court.

Professor JoAnne A. Epps: Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders in Law and Society at ...

The Tennessee Tribune 13 Jun 2023
Epps, the essence of Temple University’s Beasley School of Law is a place where young lawyers are taught, trained, nurtured, and inspired to become the next generation of leaders in their profession and in our world ... She is a three-time honoree by Lawyers of Color Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Black lawyers in the country.

Soldier guilty in Rwanda's genocide dies in Niger

Reuters 10 Jun 2023
PARIS, June 10 (Reuters) - A former lieutenant colonel convicted of inciting genocide in Rwanda in 1994 has died in Niger after an appeal for medical assistance in Britain went unanswered, his lawyer said on Saturday ... Muvunyi's lawyer Abbe Jolles told Reuters.

Magudumana’s lawyer expected to argue her arrest and detention is “unlawful”

Eye Witness News 22 May 2023
JOHANNESBURG - Disgraced doctor Nandipha Magudumana’s lawyer Machini Motloung is expected to argue the lawfulness of her arrest and subsequent repatriation from Tanzania ... The application suggests she should be immediately released from custody going as far as saying she was abducted from Tanzania.