48th Ordinary Session Of African Court Begins Monday

48th Ordinary Session Of African Court Begins Monday

The 48th Ordinary Session of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights has set for February 26 to March 23 at Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania.

The African Court Judges, among others, will examine over 15 applications during the four-week session scheduled.

In an interview with the Ghana News Agency, Dr Robert Eno, African Court Registrar said the Court had jurisdiction over all cases and disputes submitted to it concerning the interpretation and application of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, (the Charter).

It also focuses on the Protocol and any other relevant human rights instrument ratified by the States concerned, specifically, the African Court has two types of jurisdiction: contentious and advisory.

Dr Eno explained that the African Court also has the powers to…

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