SADC news

SADC LA reaffirms its commitment to promote harmonisation of laws and mobility of legal practitioners

The Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) held its 21st Annual Conference and General Meeting (ACGM), in Johannesburg South Africa (SA), in March 2022 under the theme ‘Equipping […]

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SADC GBV model law aims to curb GBV in the SADC region

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) and SADC Lawyers’ Association (SADC LA) hosted a virtual webinar on the SADC Model Law on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) […]

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SADC Panel of International Commercial Arbitrators to promote international arbitration in the SADC region

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) Southern African Development Community (SADC) Division launched the inaugural SADC Panel of International Commercial Arbitrators, on 11 December 2020. The […]

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Legal practitioners in the SADC region must fight for the independence of the legal profession and the judiciary

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association (SADC LA) held a webinar on 7 October 2020 under the theme ‘Regional Solidarity on the Independence of the Legal […]

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SADC LA AGM

Compiled by Mapula Thebe Using the law to strengthen good governance practices in the SADC region This years’ annual Southern African Development Community Lawyers’ Association (SADC LA) conference was held […]

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Election observation mission to Lesotho

By Chantelle de Sousa  The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) is made up of Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, […]

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Combatting corruption in the SADC

By Chantelle de Sousa The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) is made up of Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, […]

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Elections in Mozambique

By Chantelle de Sousa The SADC Lawyers’ Association (SADC LA) together with the Bar Association of Mozambique (OAM) jointly observed the general elections held in Mozambique on 15 October. These […]

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SADC LA AGM

By Barbara Whittle At its annual general meeting following the conference in Zimbabe, the SADC Lawyers Association (SADC LA) adopted draft SADC Minimum Standard Guidelines for the Treatment and Management […]

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SADC lawyers urged to monitor accountability, transparency and implementation Chissano: Africa not short of ideas; but a serious problem with implementation

By Barbara Whittle Opening the 15th conference of the SADC Lawyers Association (SADC LA) at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe in August, the outgoing President of the SADC LA, Zambian lawyer Kondwa […]

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