African Court delivers judgement on seven cases

Peter Bahago, Abuja


The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, AfCHPR, delivered seven Judgments on 28 November in Zanzibar, Tanzania as the 55th Ordinary Session closed

The African Court on Human and Peoples Right , AfCHPR was established by  Article 1 of the Protocol to the African Charter  to complement the protective mandate of the African Commission on

Human and Peoples’ Rights, with a view to enhancing the protection of human right.

Below are the summaries of the Judgments:

  • jibu-amir-mussa-another-v-united-republic-of-tanzania-case
  • kennedy-gihana-and-others-v-republic-of-rwanda
  • livinus-daudi-manyuka-v-united-republic-of-tanzania
  • dismas-bunyerere-v-united-republic-of-tanzania-details
  • ally-rajabu-and-others-v-united-republic-of-tanzania-details)

The Court is composed of eleven Judges who are nationals of Member States of the Africa Union elected in their individual capacity and  meets four times a year in Ordinary Sessions and may hold Extra-Ordinary Sessions.