The role of the judiciary in fighting corruption in the sadc region

Gaborone High Court PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Gaborone High Court PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

A Judiciary that is independent and impartial is more likely to be effective in fighting corruption than the one that is not.

A Judiciary that is the lapdog of the Executive cannot enjoy the confidence of the people. The lifeblood of any Judiciary is the confidence and trust the people repose in it1. As is often said, the Judiciary is the last line of defence against any encroachment on rights and freedoms under law. It is incontestable that corruption is a violation of human rights. It deprives people of the resources they need to survive and thrive.

Contextual considerations - Political will is critical in fighting corruption

Editor's Comment
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