University of Botswana Law Journal Volume 17, December 2013
ISSN: 1817-2733
Pages: 71
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. M. Shultz
    Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois, USA
  • 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. M. Blakeney
    Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Western Australia, Australia

  • 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. K.A. Acheampong
    Editor-in-Chief, University of Botswana
  • Mrs. E. Macharia-Mokobi
    Secretary, University of Botswana
  • Dr. T. Balule
    University of Botswana
  • Prof. C. Ng’ong’ola
    University of Botswana
  • Dr. R.J.V. Cole
    University of Botswana
  • Dr. N. Swartz
    University of Botswana
  • Mrs. H. Nuru
    University of Botswana

Table of Contents


  • Nationality as an essential ingredient of diplomatic protection: Article 9 of the International Law Commission Draft Articles considered
    Amos O. Enabulele and Anthony Osaro Ewere
  • Who is a tribesman? An examination of the continued utility of Section 3 of Botswana’s Administration of Estates Act
    E Macharia-Mokobi
  • Balancing contending interests: A focus on tax harmonisation and associated policy issues
    Aniyie I. Azuka


  • Electoral democracy in Africa: A critique of jealousy Mbizvo Mawarire v Robert Gabriel Mugabe N.O. and 4 Others CCZ 1/13
    Gift Manyatera and Chengetai Hamadziripi
  • The abolition of the doctrine of immutability in the matrimonial property regime in Botswana
    Tebogo Jobeta and Obonye Jonas

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