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Making decisions of the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights better known


WHEN he officially opened the training workshop the court’s deputy registrar, Nouhou Madani Diallo, put the problem in a nutshell. “One of our challenges is that the court is not very well known on the continent,” he said. “Not even by the government and even less by the people. And yet the judgments are supposed to be helping the people.”

Three New Judges Elected to the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights; VP Justice Ben Kioko Re-elected for Second Term

Arusha, 13 July 2018: The just-ended 31st African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government Ordinary Session in Nouakchott, Mauritania, has appointed three Judges as members of the African Court and re-appointed one Judge to serve for a final six year term.

The three newly elected Judges are: Hon Imani Aboud from Tanzania; Hon Stella Isibhakhomen Anukam from Nigeria and Hon Blaise Tchikaye from Congo.

Hon Justice Ben Kioko from Kenya, the current Vice President of the African Court, was re-appointed for a second term of six years.


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