SA a dim light on rule of law index

By Kwazi Dlamini Rule of Law Definition: That individuals, persons and government shall submit to, obey and be regulated by law, and not arbitrary action by an individual or a group of individuals ~ Duhaime’s Law Dictionary No stranger to mediocre ratings, South Africa also does not impress when it comes to obeying the rule Read more >

Rule of law declines around the world, says WJP

The 2018 Rule of Law Index, released by the World Justice Project (WJP), measures adherence to the rule of law in 113 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Based on more than 110 000 household and 3 000 expert surveys, the index uses eight factors – Constraints on Government Powers, Absence of Corruption, Open Government, Fundamental Rights, Read more >

Understanding and combating corruption

By Cheyanne Scharbatke-Church This four-part series on corruption, criminal justice and legitimacy was first published on the CDA Perspectives blog – this is a platform for people working in the fields of humanitarian assistance, peace practice, sustainable development and corporate operations in contexts of conflict and fragility. The blog provides an outlet for these professionals Read more >