22.02.2018
The politics of gas contract negotiations in Tanzania: a review

The politics of gas contract negotiations in Tanzania: a review

0 Energy, Featured Posts, LEAP

Tanzania started developing its gas resources commercially only a decade ago. Major gas finds have accelerated the development of its petroleum sector and affected the country’s whole political economy. This paper provides a review of these processes, focusing on factors influencing the negotiation of contracts. It argues that the Tanzanian government’s bargaining strength has improved […]

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FIREARMS CONTROL BRIEFING GLOBAL STRATEGIES TO REDUCE VIOLENCE

FIREARMS CONTROL BRIEFING GLOBAL STRATEGIES TO REDUCE VIOLENCE

0 conflict resolution, Criminal Justice, Featured Posts, Human Rights, peace and reconciliation, punishment, restorative justice, traditional justice

Fatal firearm crime remains a daily tragedy throughout the world. We are reminded of this scourge by the headline stories of cinema massacres, celebrity murders etc etc.  But these incidents represent the tip of the ice berg and in there absence, violent gun crime and societal violence per se, must never become a forgotten story.   […]

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High Court Judge Appointment  – Congratulations to Shiraz Aziz – The Honourable Mr. Justice Aziz

High Court Judge Appointment – Congratulations to Shiraz Aziz – The Honourable Mr. Justice Aziz

0 Featured Posts, LEAP

We at LEAP would like to extend our congratulations to Shiraz Aziz (the Honourable Mr. Justice Aziz) on his appointment as High Court Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. Mr. Justice Aziz will take up his appointment on 1st April 2015 and will be stationed on the Caribbean Island of Grenada.   Mr. Justice […]

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LEAP Conference Report

LEAP Conference Report

0 Featured Posts, LEAP

LEAP was pleased to have brought together a stellar line up of expert speakers who engaged with a dynamic audience from various sectors. It was noted by many that the balance of professionals, students, interested lay persons present at the event was refreshing, which brought a liveliness and unshackled feel to the exchanges.   LEAP is […]

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Where does the ICC go from here???

Where does the ICC go from here???

0 Criminal Justice, Featured Posts, Humanitarian

The case before the ICC concerning the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, has been dropped on all charges. This has occurred amidst fierce criticism from the ICC's chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, who claims that the Kenyan authorities obstructed her office's ability to put the case. The inevitable questions, however, centre around the ICC's credibility, and where it goes from here.

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THANK YOU!!!!

THANK YOU!!!!

0 Featured Posts

LEAP would like to extend a huge thank you to all who participated in making our inaugural conference and launch the success that it was. From our expert speakers, sponsors, service providers and of course delegates attending the event - THANK YOU!!!

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Seeking discussion feeds for LEAP’s Inaugural Conference 19-20 November Dar Es Salaam

Seeking discussion feeds for LEAP’s Inaugural Conference 19-20 November Dar Es Salaam

0 Featured Posts, LEAP

We invite you to start the debate here on these important areas concerning the development momentum across the African continent listed below.   Legal Expertise Access Platform (LEAP) is a not for profit organisation providing a socio-legal expertise access – info sharing – networking platform for Africa, in support of the rule of law and […]

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LEAP to officially launch at its inaugural conference 19-20 November 2014 hosted by the Law School of Tanzania

LEAP to officially launch at its inaugural conference 19-20 November 2014 hosted by the Law School of Tanzania

0 Featured Posts, LEAP

The LEAP conference will be a unique platform for expert presentations, targeting leadership in governmental and key stakeholder sectors. It will provide platforms for expert and delegate led break out sessions on pivotal areas of interest to the continent.

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5 years and counting – a South African gun story

5 years and counting – a South African gun story

3 Criminal Justice, Featured Posts, Young Africa Voices

Murder trials, awfully social things. The airwaves capitalise on society’s fascination with violence and the once minimal conversation between the shopper and the supermarket cashier suddenly become filled with the gruesome details of yet another young woman’s death. All is discussed, no rumour left unturned, no opinion held back. The defendant is judged in the […]

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South Africa: Pistorius Convicted of Manslaughter

South Africa: Pistorius Convicted of Manslaughter

1 Featured Posts, Human Rights, LEAP

LEAP invites you to contribute to the debate

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ICC suspends trial against Kenyatta – What does this mean for the rule of law in Africa?  Join the discussion

ICC suspends trial against Kenyatta – What does this mean for the rule of law in Africa? Join the discussion

0 Featured Posts, LEAP

Who is best placed to police and to hold our leaders in Africa to account? How are the mechanism of obtaining justice and cementing the rule of law in Africa being deployed? What is the public perception in Africa and internationally regarding such apparent failed attempts at due process? Join the discussion NOW! on the LEAP Forum

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Webber Wentzel provides pro bono support to the Legal Expertise Access Platform

Webber Wentzel provides pro bono support to the Legal Expertise Access Platform

0 Featured Posts, LEAP

Associate director, Patrick Ache, says, "Our support of LEAP stems from our commitment to provide our clients and the wider public with the highest level of legal expertise combined with social sensitivity and responsibility."LEAP is a newly launched initiative which aims to encourage the rule of law in Africa by providing greater access to experts, information and networking possibilities in the socio-legal field.

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COEXIST – An intervention against all forms of violence against women

COEXIST – An intervention against all forms of violence against women

0 Featured Posts, Human Rights

Taking responsibility – men tackling violence against women A much needed addition to the responses against the systemic violence perpetrated against women the world over. COEXIST is a non-profit organization advancing social cohesion through education and innovation.    

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Lost in liberation – a youthful perspective

Lost in liberation – a youthful perspective

0 Featured Posts, Young Africa Voices

We at LEAP recognise that Africa’s future is in the hands of its youth. We wish to give a voice to that youth, that it may be heard and taken into account by law makers and others when making policy or taking decisions affecting it’s future. To that end we are proud to introduce a special series on our blog "Young African Voices."

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Mandela – the visionary lawyer laying foundations for the effective rule of law

Mandela – the visionary lawyer laying foundations for the effective rule of law

0 Featured Posts, Human Rights

At the time of Mandela’s death on 5th December 2013, LEAP had not yet launched. Having now done so, we at LEAP feel compelled to offer our impressions of this truly remarkable individual. And what better time to do it than on Mandela Day.   As the global community wipes its tears, and softens its cries […]

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Why LEAP? And why now?

Why LEAP? And why now?

0 Featured Posts, LEAP

Legal Expertise Access Platform (LEAP) is a Not For Profit international initiative, based in Africa, that aims to transform the continent’s access to and hosting of cutting edge socio/legal thinking and practice in support of the rule of law.   LEAP is being introduced at a crucial stage in Africa’s development momentum and endeavours to […]

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