Uganda

The Republic of Uganda Background Uganda signed the Malabo Protocol in July 2017, indicating support for the African Court. Uganda ...

Tunisia

The Republic of Tunisia   Background  The level of democracy and rule of law in Tunisia is laudable by many ...

Sierra Leone

The Republic of Sierra Leone Background Sierra Leone has had first-hand experience of the destructive effects of the absence of ...

Sao Tome and Principe

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe Background Sao Tome and Principe is a multiparty and democratic system. In the ...

Mauritania

Mauritania Background The most recent and significant political development in Mauritania was the 2017 referendum to amend the 1991 Constitution, ...

Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Lesotho Background Lesotho is a State Party to a number of supranational courts. At the international level, Lesotho ...

Kenya

The Republic of Kenya   Background Kenya is a state party to a number of supra-national courts. The country became ...

Guinea Bissau

The Republic of Guinea Bissau Background Guinea-Bissau has signed, but not ratified, all of the protocols relating to the establishment ...

Ghana

The Republic of Ghana Background Ghana was one of the first countries to become a State Party to the Rome ...

Congo

The Republic of the Congo Background  In 2015, a controversial revision of the Constitution, which was passed through a referendum, ...

Chad

The republic of Chad   Background Since obtaining independence in 1960, Chad has been beset by autocratic and military regimes, ...

Burundi

The Republic of Burundi Background Burundi has a heavy history of gross human rights violations that have not been addressed ...

Burkina Faso

The Republic of Burkina Faso Background Although a relatively stable country for past thirty years, Burkina Faso has been characterized ...

Botswana

The Republic of Botswana Background  Botswana is considered to be one of the few stable democracies in Africa. Botswana’s respect ...

Benin

The Republic of Benin Background Benin has had a stable and democratic government since the 1990s. It has peacefully organized ...

Algeria

Democratic and People’s Republic of Algeria Background  Like other North African countries, Algeria experienced the Arab Spring in 2011. Following ...