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JAL Special Issue Open Access: The African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance at Ten

21 May 2019

The Journal of African Law, published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of SOAS, has published its first special issue, most of which has been made available open access online: The African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance at Ten

The issue: The African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance at 10, focuses on a key legal instrument forming part of the African governance architecture. It provides insights into, and analysis of major legal and institutional developments, benefitting from contributions by prominent experts and practitioners in the field, including judges of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights and (former and present) commissioners of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights. The special issue was edited by Micha Wiebusch, research fellow (PhD), SOAS, associate research fellow, University of Antwerp, Institute of Development Policy; Dr. Lutz Oette, Senior Lecturer in Law, SOAS, and co-editor of the Journal of African Law; Dr. Chika Charles Anwieke, Post-doctoral fellow; and Dr.Sef Vandeginste, Senior Lecturer, both University of Antwerp, Institute of Development Policy.