University of Botswana Law Journal Volume 14, June 2012
ISSN: 1817-2733
Pages: 159
Print version: Available
Electronic version: Free PDF available

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About the publication

The University of Botswana Law Journal is a peer refereed journal published twice a year. It provides a forum for scholars and practitioners to reflect on diverse legal issues of national, regional and international significance and of local and regional relevance.


  • The Hon. Justice Nganunu, Chief Justice of Botswana

International Editorial Advisory Board

  • Prof. D. D. N. Nsereko, 
    Judge, International Criminal Court, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Prof. W. Du Plessis
    Faculty of Law, North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), South Africa
  • Prof. T. Maluwa
    H. Laddie and Linda P. Montague Professor of Law, Dickinson School of Law, Penn. State University, USA
  • Prof. M. Reisman
    Myres McDougal Professor of Law, Yale Law School, New Haven, USA
  • Prof. K. Frimpong
    Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, (GIMPA), Accra, Ghana
  • Prof. S. Roberts
    Department of Law, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
  • Prof. A. McCall Smith
    Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Prof. C. Forsyth
    Faculty of Law, Robinson College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Prof. B. Othlogile
    Vice Chancellor, University of Botswana
  • Dr. A. Molokomme
    Attorney-General, Botswana

Editorial Board

  • Prof. Peter Takirambudde
    Editor-in-Chief, University of Botswana
  • Mrs. E. Macharia-Mokobi
    Secretary, University of Botswana
  • Dr. K. Solo
    University of Botswana
  • Prof. C. Ngongola
    University of Botswana
  • Prof. J. Kiggundu
    University of Botswana
  • Prof. E. K. Quansah
    University of Botswana
  • Dr. O. B. Tshosa
    University of Botswana
  • Mr. T. Sebego
    Vice chairman, Law Society of Botswana

Table of Contents


  • The alternative labour dispute resolution system in Zimbabwe: Some comparative perspectives
    L. Madhuku
  • Bringing the Paris Principles home: Towards the establishment of a National Human Rights Commission in Botswana
    B.R. Dinokopila
  • Reflections on the Refugee Protection regime in Africa: Challenges and prospects
    O. Jonas
  • The judiciary under siege in Swaziland: Re-engendering a “unique democracy”?
    M. Langwenya


  • Expropriation of freehold land by sleight of legislative hand: Review of Quarries of Botswana (Pty) Ltd v Gamalete Development Trust and Others, Court of Appeal, Civil Appeal no. CACLB-036-10, unreported
    C. Ng’ong’ola and R. Segokgo
  • Enhancing good governance in Africa: The imperative of a supranational approach
    B. Fagbayibo
  • The emerging jurisprudence of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights – African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights v Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (order for provisional measures)
    R.J.V. Cole

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