Communauté Économique et Monétaire de l'Afrique Centrale (Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa) is an organization of states of Central Africa established in 1999 by Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon to promote economic integration among countries that share a common currency, the CFA franc.
The SADC Law Journal, which is the first journal in southern Africa to focus on the status and development of the rule of law in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) from a regional perspective.
This website provides a centralized source for scholars, practitioners and laypersons working in or on the Continent and a reference to the work of these courts and tribunals for others studying the global phenomenon.
Here you will find for each international court or tribunal substantially touching Africa:
The African Human Rights Case law Analyser offers the most exhaustive access to the decisions of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights in English and French. It is unrivalled in its research friendliness, convenient navigation and search options, and intuitive readability.
The Establishment of the Southern African Development Community Tribunal (SADC Tribunal) is a major event in the history of SADC as an organisation and in the development of SADC law and jurisprudence.
The Special Court for Sierra Leone was set up jointly by the Government of Sierra Leone and the United Nations. It is mandated to try those who bear the greatest responsibility for serious violations of international humanitarian law and Sierra Leonean law committed in the territory of Sierra Leone since 30 November 1996.
Currently, the three cases heard in Freetown have been completed, including appeals. The trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor is nearing completion in The Hague.
OHADA is a system of business laws and implementing institutions adopted by sixteen West and Central African nations. OHADA is the French acronym for "Organisation pour l'Harmonisation en Afrique du Droit des Affaires", which translates into English as "Organisation for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa". It was created on October 17, 1993 in Port Louis, Mauritius.