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  • Access to Knowledge in Africaby C. Armstrong; J. de Beer; D. Kawooya

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 35.00

    Even those who consider themselves experts on IP will benefit immensely from this book and the broader ACA2K project’s work.Sisule Musungu, President of IQsensato, GenevaThe emergence of the Internet and the digital world has changed the way people access, produce and share information and knowledge. Yet people in Africa face challenges in accessing... more...

  • Africaby Jeremy Levitt

    Hart Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 49.50

    The principal aim of this work is to provide a forum for leading international lawyers with experience and interest in Africa to address a broad range of intellectual challenges concerning the contribution of African states and peoples to international law. As such, the volume addresses orthodox topics of international law - such as jurisdiction and... more...

  • Africa's Long Road to Rights / Long Trajet de l'Afrique vers les droitsby Hakima Abbas

    Pambazuka Press 2007; US$ 15.99

    Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, this reflection on its achievements as well as its limitations brings to light the commission's work since its beginning. This bilingual compilation—in both English and French—includes essays by Hakima Abbas, Korir Sing'Oei Abraham, Roselynn... more...

  • The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and International Lawby Rachel Murray

    Hart Publishing Limited 2000; US$ 135.00

    This work draws on the jurisprudence and practice of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, to challenge the applicability of international law to the African situation. It includes an examination of the evolution of the African Charter and the status of ratification. more...

  • African Contributions in Shaping the Worldwide Intellectual Property Systemby Tshimanga Kongolo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    Africa is playing an increasingly significant role in the domain of international intellectual property law, and this book underlines the contributions made by African countries as a group to the development of the current international IP system. It examines in detail their breakthrough proposals and initiatives at the WTO, WIPO and WHO with regard... more...

  • The African Regional Human Rights Systemby Manisuli Ssenyonjo

    BRILL 2011; US$ 267.00

    All key matters on human rights in Africa since the adoption of the African Charter in 1981 are impressively considered in the chapters of the present book. There are twenty one chapters on key human rights issues and themes in Africa, written by highly qualified human rights authors actively involved in the current teaching and practice of human rights,... more...

  • Business Law in Africaby Boris Martor; Nanette Pilkington; David S. Sellers

    Blue Ibex Ltd. 2007; US$ 140.00

    Legal harmonization is an essential step to encouraging foreign investment in Africa and the development of sustainable pan-African trade. Now in a fully updated 2nd edition, Business Law in Africa explains the new system of law, now being developed and promoted by the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa. OHADA's essential... more...

  • Children's Rights in Africaby Julia Sloth-Nielsen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 144.95

    Providing an assessment of children's rights in Africa, this volume examines how international and regional law, policy and practice are integrated into various countries. Notwithstanding the particular challenges facing the African continent, the authors argue that there are ample grounds for optimism. more...

  • Democratization and the Protection of Human Rights in Africaby BRENDALYN AMBROSE

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 165.00

    Development was achieved in the West by capitalism and industrialization before liberal democracy was introduced as a viable form of government. Africa is grappling with the problems of underdevelopment. Yet, the West insists on liberal democracy for Africa, a form of government which has no economic and social foundations in Africa. The West now faults... more...

  • Documents of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rightsby Rachel Murray; Malcolm Evans

    Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 172.80

    Fourteen years since its establishment,the work of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has not received the attention that should have been paid to its important contributions towards the promotion and protection of human rights in Africa. The aim of this publication is to provide not only the basic documents, but also the less... more...