Aloys R. RUGAZIA

Aloys R. RUGAZIA

Research Assistant and Law Reporter, AfricanLII

Aloys R. Rugazia has research interest in human rights, particularly, minority and indigenous group rights, land and environmental issues-especially those related to the extractive industry, and court management and judicial administration. In the latter subject, Rugazia has published a book titled: Introduction to Judicial Management and Administration in Tanzania, which is currently available at the bookstores. Rugazia boasts of experience as a one time Resident Magistrate in the Tanzanian Judiciary, five years of experience as an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and occidental courts thereto, as well as, a researcher. Rugazia’s research experience includes his role as an assistant researcher at the Sarchi Chair of Mineral Law in Africa, South Africa (2016), Research Assistant, Democratic Research Unit (DGRU) University of Cape Town, South Africa (2017) and Research Assistant Africanlii, in South Africa. At DGRU the author helped judges across Africa to develop various judgments, whereas, in the Africanlii project Rugazia’s main role was to summarise selected cases across the continent which included Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Ghana and other African countries with a specialized objective of making these judgments accessible and easily comprehensible to the general public. Currently, Rugazia is a PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town (UCT), where he is pursuing a Doctorate in Public Law. Prior, he completed a Master of Laws (UB), a Postgraduate in Law (LST) and a Bachelor of Laws (SAUT). Rugazia is a father of one, Shekina Byera and a husband to a loving wife Corina.