Kituo Cha Katiba is a regional non-governmental organisation established in 1997 with a mission to promote multi-disciplinary debate, dialogue and action on constitutionalism, good governance and democratic development in Eastern Africa through research, information dissemination, networking, advocacy and activism. Kituo Cha Katiba compliments individual and national initiatives through constructive engagement and collaboration. ... [according to site editor's information]
This site provides a single access point to all information relating to the Judicial Service of Ghana, i.e. history, schedule of court fees, judicial news, weekly cause list, complaints unit, judicial reforms, biodata of Supreme Court judges, list of Appeal Court, High Court and Circuit Court judges, and District Court Magistrates.
Other items of information provided are the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, Court Rules, Alternative Disputes Resolution, Library Services, Speeches, etc. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) is a non-profit organisation providing professional and dedicated socio-economic rights assistance to individuals, communities and social movements in South Africa. SERI conducts applied research, engages with government, advocates for policy and legal reform, facilitates civil society coordination and mobilisation, conducts popular education and training, and litigates in the public interest. Thematic areas are: housing and evictions, access to basic services, and political space. ... [according to site editor's information]
The newly formed Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) was established through the amalgamation of the Office of Companies and Intellectual Property Enforcement (OCIPE) and the Companies and Intellectual Property Registration Office (CIPRO).The Commission is a juristic person, and as mandated by the Companies Act, 2008 (Act 71 of 2008), has jurisdiction throughout the Republic, is independent, and subject only to the Constitution and the law and any policy statement, directive or request issued to it by the Minister of Trade and Industry in terms of this Act. Main functions of the Commission:
*Registration of Companies, Co-operatives and Intellectual Property Rights (trade marks, patents, designs and copyright) and maintenance thereof
*Disclosure of Information on its business registers
*Promotion of education and awareness of Company and Intellectual Property Law
*Promotion of compliance with relevant legislation
*Monitoring compliance with and contraventions of financial reporting standards, and making recommendations thereto to Financial Reporting Standards Council (FRSC)
*Licensing of Business rescue practitioners
*Report, research and advise Minister on matters of national policy relating to company and intellectual property law ... [according to site editor's information]
The mission of the Judiciary is "to provide an independent, accessible, responsive forum for the just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the ruls of law and to protect all rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution of Kenya." [according to site editor's information]
The Database of the Constitutions of Sub-Saharan Africa (DCSSA) offers constitutional documents for 52 Sub-Saharan countries since their independence. The collection contains constitutions, as well as amendments and constitutional bills. The documents are provided in their original language, and, if available, in their English translation. ... [redaction ilissAfrica]
CoGTA's function is to develop national policies and legislation with regard to provinces and local government, and to monitor the implementation.
A number of related documents is downloadable. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The mission of the Independent Electoral Commission is to deliver free and fair elections in which all members of the electorate have the ability to make informed choices and exercise their rights to vote for their chosen parties.
The site provides encompassing information on past elections, election legislation, voting and results. Some research papers are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Community Law Centre was borne out of the struggle against apartheid. It opened its doors in 1990 and Adv Dullah Omar, a human rights lawyer, was its first director. In 2015, the Community Law Centre was renamed into the Dullah Omar Institute for Constitutional Law, Governance and Human Rights to honour our founding director and the first Minister of Justice in a democratic South Africa. The Institute works in five areas, namely children’s rights, socio-economic rights, multilevel government, criminal justice reform and women’s rights. ... [according to site editor's information]