Justice Moroke Alexis Mokhesi (Lesotho), Justice  Girma Dechasa (Ethiopia), Honourable Chana Mhembe (Tanzania), Justice Antonia Guvava (Zimbabwe), Prof Malcolm Langford, Justice Joan Eyi King (Ghana) and Justice Senbeta Abdeta Negasa (Ethiopia)

The Centre for Human Rights is hosting the annual short course on the Judicial Enforcement of Socio-Economic Rights in Africa from 13 to 17 May 2019. The course is organised by the Advanced Human Rights Courses (AHRC).

This year the Centre is honoured to have 6 African judges attending the course on the judicial enforcement of socio-economic rights in Africa. The judges in attendance are:

  • Justice Joan Eyi King (Ghana)
  • Justice Musa Ssekaana (Uganda)
  • Justice Moroke Alexis Mokhesi (Lesotho)
  • Justice Girma Dechasa (Ethiopia)
  • Justice Senbeta Abdeta Negasa (Ethiopia) and
  • Justice Antonia Guvava (Zimbabwe).

Lecturers and speakers on the course include:

  • Prof Frans Viljoen, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
  • Dr Gustav Muller, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria
  • Prof Malcolm Langford, Norwegian Institute for Human Rights
  • Prof Michelo Hansungule, Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria
  • Ms Kate Tissington, Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI)
  • Justice Johann van der Westhuizen, (retired) Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa; Extraordinary Professor, Centre for Human Rights
  • Mr Amar Mahadew, University of Mauritius
  • Ms Salima Namusobya, Executive Director, Initiative for Social and Economic Rights, Uganda

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Prof Frans Viljoen, Director, Centre for Human Rights

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Ms Karabo Ozah, Director, Centre for Child Law, lecturing on the right to education under South African law

The financial support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is greatly appreciated.



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