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Mr. Yacouba, how is the training of future lawyers organized in Niger?
The University of Niamey has a law curriculum, certified as a master’s degree. As for me, I got my university diplomas at the Abdou Moumouni University of Niamey, which has a very good quality of teaching. Continue reading
Mr. Debrah, do students in Ghana have access to legal education?
Yes. The law faculty is one of the oldest faculties of the University of Ghana in Accra. Legal education is also provided at the University of Science and Technology in Kumasi and in some new private establishments. Continue reading
Mr. Isidore Rufyikiri You are the President of the Bujumbura Bar Association which currently consists of two hundred lawyers. What is your view of how the legal system functions in your country? The Burundian justice system is not independent, which[.....]
Aouainia is from Sidi Bouzid, a town 270 km south of Tunis. After obtaining his law degree in 1998, he defended many “victims of power”: trade unionists, the unemployed, students detained in prisons, and Salafists. At the end of 2010, he addressed the crowd gathered outside the government office in Sidi Bouzid, after the immolation of a merchant in the same area. Continue reading