A Message from the Africa Group for Justice and Accountability on Racial Justice

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Africa Group for Justice and Accountability Statement on Ruling regarding South Africa’s Withdrawal from the International Criminal Court.

Justice Talks: the East African Network

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In July 2019, the Wayamo Foundation hosted the fifth in the series of network meetings of Directors of Public Prosecutions (DPPs), Directors of Criminal Investigations (DCIs) and Deputy Attorneys–General of Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia and Ethiopia. The event was designed to develop strategies to ensure effective investigation and prosecution of complex crimes, and intensify inter-agency collaboration …

Signature of Memorandum of Understanding with IGAD

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Friday 20 September 2019, Berlin: Mahboub Maalim, IGAD Executive Secretary and Bettina Ambach, Wayamo Foundation Director, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU covers enhancing regional networking and building the capacity of judicial actors in the IGAD region. IGAD and Wayamo will work together to ensure regional cooperation through the “Network of Heads of Public Prosecutions and Criminal Investigations …

Justice Talks: Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of IGAD

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Mahboub Maalim, Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), talks to Wayamo’s Co-ordinator for East Africa, Judie Kaberia about the importance of institutional cooperation and information sharing in the East African region. According to Maalim, the newly established Network of Directors of Public Prosecutions (DPPs) and Directors of Criminal Investigations (DCIs) is a crucial step towards enhanced information …

High-level retreat and strategic Network meeting in Nairobi

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Wayamo resumes its work in East Africa with a high-level retreat on “Combating human trafficking” and a strategic meeting of the network of Heads of Public Prosecutions and Criminal Investigations in the East African region. In continuation of its ongoing efforts to enhance the capacity of East African states to investigate and prosecute transnational human trafficking cases, as well as to strengthen regional cooperation amongst the …

Combating transnational trafficking and migrant smuggling in East Africa

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High level retreat and strategic Network meeting in Nairobi In order to help enhance and build the capacity of East African investigators and prosecutors to address trafficking crimes, the Wayamo Foundation organised a high-level retreat on 29 July for the heads of their anti-trafficking units of Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and the countries of the Horn of Africa. On …

Justice Talks: Isaac Lenaola Justice of the Supreme Court of Kenya

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Isaac Lenaola Justice of the Supreme Court of Kenya, and Principal Judge of the East African Court of Justice, discusses domestic challenges to the judiciary in the East African region, citing attacks on judicial independence and corruption as key factors and stressing the need for; integrity, adherence to codes of conduct, and for governing institutions to take their responsibility seriously.

Justice Talks: Fred Yiga, Assistant Inspector General of the Ugandan Police Force

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Fred Yiga, Assistant Inspector General of the Ugandan Police Force, and Director of Interpol (Uganda), addresses the challenge of effective collaboration across East African countries, stressing the importance of the harmonisation of prosecutions, laws, and punitive measures for transnational organised crimes.

Justice Talks: Sarah Kihika Kasande, Head of Office (Uganda) for the International Center for Transitional Justice

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Justice Talks: Sarah Kihika Kasande, Head of Office in Uganda for the International Center for Transitional Justice, speaks to Wayamo Foundation’s Judie Kaberia about the challenges facing African states when investigating and prosecuting international crimes locally.