University of Botswana Law Review Volume 11, December 2010
ISSN: 1817-2733
Pages: 189
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


  • Foreign Aid, the Rule of Rule of Law, and Economic Development in Africa
  • Paradigm Shifts in International Justice and the Duty to Protect: In Search of an Action Principle
    P. Glen
  • The Right to Maternal Health Care: Developing International Human Rights Law to Prevent Maternal Mortality
    L. S. Johnson
  • Between Judicial Enabling and Adversarialism: The Role of the Judicial Officer in Protecting the Unrepresented Accused in Botswana in a Comparative Perspective
    R.J.V. Cole
  • Competition and Regulation in the Gold Industry: An American Perspective
    J. Wilkerson
  • Procurement Law in Nigeria: Challenge for Attainment of its Objectives
    O.A. Jacob


  • Principled Leadership: Finding Common Ground Among Divergent Philosophies
    V.D. Lopez
  • MTN & Airtel’s African Tryst: The Legal Angle
    S.V. Adithya Vidyasagar
  • Limits of Fair Dealing with Literary Works in India
    A. Goel


  • Lesotho
    Q. Letsika and L. Kometsi
  • Zimbabwe
    J. Pfumorodze

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