Africa: Reviewing Olaniyan's Corruption and Human Rights Law in Africa (2)
[Independent (Lagos)] The potential of human rights law in combatting corruption in Africa, as the title suggests, in Chapter 6, demonstrates that human rights law and mechanisms have the capacity to provide more effective remedies to victims of corruption than the traditional criminal law mechanisms. The longstanding legal principle of ubi jus, ibi remedium gives credence to Olaniyan's thesis and provides a perfect platform for human rights law as a satisfactory complementary framework to combat corruption.
South Africa: Jani Allan, White South Africa's Brittle Fall Girl - a Cautionary Tale
[Daily Maverick] Celebrity columnist and media "it" girl Jani Allan's memoir exposes not only the casual and brutal indifference of white South African life during Apartheid, but also how the triple forces of racism, sexism and self-delusion served to publicly unmake a talented and intelligent writer caught up in the toxic currents of the time.