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 …
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 …
In order to help enhance and build the capacity of East African investigators and prosecutors to address trafficking crimes, the Wayamo Foundation is organising a high-level retreat on 29 July for the Directors of Public Prosecutions (DPPs) and Heads of Criminal Investigations (CIDs) as well as the heads of their anti-trafficking units of Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and the countries …
Dorcas Oduor, Secretary and Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions and Head of Economic International and Emerging Crimes at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kenya, speaks to Wayamo Foundation’s Judie Kaberia.
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.
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 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.
Justice Talks: Stella Ndirangu, Programme Manager at the Kenyan section of the International Commission of Jurists, speaks to Wayamo Foundation’s Judie Kaberia about domestic investigations and prosecution of International crimes in East Africa.
As part of the International Symposium organised on 6 June in Arusha, the Wayamo Foundation organised a two-day training for investigators and prosecutors from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
Arusha played host to an international symposium at the Mount Meru Hotel on 6 June 2017. The symposium aimed at exploring the current state of international criminal justice