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[Book] African Customary Law in South Africa: Post-Apartheid and Living Law Perspectives

  • The text addresses living customary law precepts and values, offering an insightful, authentic and sensitive approach to the alignment of parallel systems of South African law. This facilitates an understanding of the true purpose, values and efficacy of customary law, and honours the important role which this system of law serves within South African society.
  • The material is presented in a clear and applied manner, in order that it should be accessible, engaging and challenging to readers.

LII in a Box: A Content Management System for Law

AfricanLII develops and maintains a Drupal packaged distribution that powers up standards-based free and open access legal information websites in Africa.

The LII-in-a-Box is intended to serve all those projects and institutions, who wish to publish the law they produce or collect for publication for free online access.

Zambia’s highest court takes stand on human rights

In a major human rights decision, Zambia's highest court has declared that the government's deportation of a prominent industrialist was unlawful, and that his treatment by the authorities had been 'high-handed' and a flagrant breach of his human rights.