The purpose of this study is to analyse the effectiveness of the Uganda Human Rights Commission UHRC), which possesses judicial powers vis-à-vis the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice of Ghana (CHRAJ) and the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) which do not
possess such powers. The difference notwithstanding, all the three have been rated as the best national
institutions in Africa. Due to time and space constraints, one will focus specifically with the mandates of
the three commissions and in particular, on the different or distinct mandates assigned to them, namely,
that of CHRAJ to deal with corruption, that of SAHRC to deal with economic, cultural and social rights
and UHRC of dealing with torture matters and generally of constituting a tribunal. This study was motivated by the fact that Lesotho will be setting up a national institution in 2008 and one would like to
draw lessons from these institutions and pick up elements that could best suit Lesotho.
Thesis (LLM (Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa)) -- University of Pretoria, 2007.
Dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Law University of Pretoria, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Masters of Law (LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa). Prepared under the supervision of Prof Kofi Quashigah of the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana, Legon
Chofor Che, Christian-Aime(University of Pretoria, 2003)
"This paper is therefore inspired to look at education with respect to girl children in Africa. This paper, by drawing inspriation from other settings, is also motivated by the need to find solutions on how best the rights ...
Mavungu, Phebe Clement(University of Pretoria, 2006)
"Whereas victims of ordinary crimes such as theft, robbery, assault or murder find it easier to obtain redress, victims of the most serious violatons such as war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity receive less ...
Roets, Ernest; Malan, Jacobus J. (Koos)(Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2019-09)
Section 185 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 provides for the
establishment of a Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural,
Religious and Linguistic Communities. The ...