rule of law

Why the rule of law must be enforced

As much as the Constitution provides for vital principles such as the separation of powers, independent offices and constitutional commissions, free speech, leadership and integrity, accountability, participation of the people, devolution, representation and universal suffrage, these ideas mean nothing without the observance of the rule of law. This is the legal principle that the law should 

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Someone must muster courage to bar candidates on count of Chapter 6

In March, the Attorney-General, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and the Registrar of Political Parties formed a “working group” to deliberate on the implications of Chapter 6 of the Constitution on the coming elections. The overall objective was to ensure that only candidates who espouse integrity are elected to 

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