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President Adopts Laws on Elections, Traditional Leaders (September 08, 2015) by Constance Johnson

The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila, issued two laws on ...

Topic: Constitution; Customary law; Elections and politics; Executive powers
Jurisdiction: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Court Declares Refund of Bride-Price Under Customary Law Unconstitutional (August 12, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom

Eight years after it began, a legal battle challenging the constitutionality of a customary practice of ...

Topic: Constitution; Customary law; Divorce; Families ; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Supreme Court Invalidates Igbo Customary Law Denying Female Descendants the Right to Inherit (May 06, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On April 14, 2014, the Nigerian Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, confirmed decisions of two ...

Topic: Customary law; Discrimination; Inheritance and succession; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

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Last updated: September 08, 2015