Tag: rule of law

Obafemi Hamzat on how technology can enhance the rule of law in Nigeria

The Deputy Governor of Lagos state, Obafemi Hamzat says as litigation gains ground in Nigeria, the country must embrace technology, and respect the rule of law. From the sidelines of the 59th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, Obafemi Hamzat joins CNBC Africa's Esther Awoniyi for more.

NBA Conference: Seni Adio on significance of event, fundamental issues and high level government dignitaries in attendance

Seni Adio, Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Section on Business Law says the Association's 59th annual Conference will focus on the rule of law, Nigeria’s electoral process and more. Adio joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.

Op-Ed: Free Market Foundation founded on moral economic principles

The major focus of the FMF is on putting forward policies that will improve the lives of all South Africans, particularly the poorest and most vulnerable.

Op-Ed: Reducing the number of S.A’s provinces is an affront to the Rule of Law and democracy

The ANC’s suggestion that the number of provinces should be reduced from nine to six comes as a shock. Fortunately, our Constitution does not make it that easy.

Op-Ed: Institutions must remain mindful of their core mandate

Institutions and the rule of law are the essential elements that protect individual South Africans from the excesses and abuses of state power.

Op-Ed: Babylonian gods, the rule of law & the threat to personal liberty

Back in 1750 BC, Babylonian King Hammurabi's Law Code was the first to acknowledge a higher authority in law-making - the precursor to the rule of law.

Op-Ed: South Africa sacrifices peace, justice, and good governance to SOEs

There are 717 SOEs in South Africa with total assets of R1 trillion, or 27% of GDP. Government investment amounts to more than 30% of total investment.

Op-Ed: The inviolable sanctity of individual liberty

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others: Nelson Mandela