by Joshua Kimera Judicial accountability refers to the idea that judges and judicial systems should be responsible and answerable for their actions and decisions. It is an absolute necessity for the judiciary to remain impartial, transparent and fair. Uganda recently had a National Court Open day, a first of its kind under the theme ‘A …

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by Jada Chambers Any person who has ever used the phrase “Wrong place at the wrong time,” to try to cope with grief, must have endured so much torture in life, that even death has become trivial. And yet, these words have become a new anthem in the small Caribbean nation of Saint Vincent and …

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by Lillian Efobi Military humanitarian intervention to protect the fundamental human rights of the citizens of another state, has become increasingly prominent in debates about the role of ethics in international affairs. Ethical objections to such intervention focus on two issues in particular: the violation of national sovereignty and the use of armed force with …

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