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Doctoral Researchers

Kennedy Chege

Kennedy is a researcher and a PhD student at the MLiA Chair.

Selected recent publications:

K Chege “Designing Local Content Frameworks in the Oil, Gas and Mining sectors in Africa: Principles and Guidelines” MLiA Website contribution, February 2020.

K Chege “OPINION: Challenges to promoting intra-African trade in the petroleum industry in the wake of the AfCFTA Agreement: Africa’s insufficient petroleum refining capacity” MLiA Website contribution, November 2019.

K Chege “COAL vs RENEWABLES: Is the fight against coal as a major source of energy finally being won?” MLiA Website contribution, August 2019.

K Chege “Sovereign Wealth Funds: Are Kenya and Other Developing Countries Ready to Implement Sovereign Wealth Funds as a Means of Promoting Growth and Development and Tackling the Resource Curse?” MLiA Website contribution, June 2019.

K Chege "Designing Local Content Frameworks in the Oil, Gas & Mining Sectors in Africa: Principles & Guidelines" Extractives Hub Extract (March 2020).

K Chege "Gender Justice in the Energy Transition Era: Exploring Gender and Technology in the Extractives Sector”, chapter contribution in the book, Energy Transitions and the Future of the African Energy Sector: Law, Policy and Governance. Published by Springer Nature (in collaboration with Palgrave Macmillan). Available at https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030568481

Policy submissions:

K Chege, Gaopalelwe Mathiba & Prof Hanri Mostert “Written Comments on the Draft Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines, 2019”, January 2020.

 


Gaopalelwe Mathiba

Gaopalelwe is a researcher and PhD student at the MLiA Chair.

Selected recent publications:

G Mathiba "Evictions and Tenure Security in South Africa: A Review of Baron and Others v Claytile (Pty) Ltd and Another (2017)" (2018) 19 ESR Review 11-15.

G Mathiba "Can a Provincial Government under National Intervention Intervene in a Municipality?" (2019) 14 Local Government Bulletin 1-5.

G Mathiba "The Role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Relation to Social Potection" (2019) 20 ESR Review 25-27.

G Mathiba & K Lefenya "Revitalising the Role of the Auditor-General under the Auspices of the Public Amendment Act 5 of 2018: A Quest for Public Financial Accountability" (2019) 54 Journal of Public Administration 532-545.

Policy submissions:

K Chege, Gaopalelwe Mathiba & Prof Hanri Mostert “Written Comments on the Draft Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines, 2019”, January 2020.

 


Hendrik Schmidt

Hendrik is a Member of Parliament and a PhD student at the MLiA Chair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Anri Heyns

Anri is a researcher and a PhD student at the MLiA Chair.

Selected recent publications:

A Heyns "Mining Community Development in South Africa: A Critical Consideration of how the Law and Development Approach the Concept 'Community'" (2019) 12 Law and Development Review 561-593.

A Heyns & H Mostert "Three Mining Charters and a Draft: How the Politics and Rhetoric of Development in the South African Mining Sector are Keeping Communities in Poverty" (2018) 11 Law and Development Review 801-841.

A Heyns & BO Mmusinyane "Should the Alienation of Land Act 68 of 1981 be amended to address homelessness?" (2017) 20 PER 1-38.

A Heyns "An inoperative community of law students: Rethinking the foundations of legal culture" (2014) 46 Acta Juridica 77-103.


Bongani Sayidini

Bongani is a Petroleum Engineer and Regional Manager at the Petroleum Oil and Gas Corporation of South Africa and a PhD student at the MLiA Chair.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Nonkululeko Zondo

Nonkululeko is a candidate attorney at Bowmans and a PhD student at the MLiA Chair.

Selected recent publications:

N Zondo "Roadblocks to Fracking the Karoo: State Gives the Green Light but South African Legislative Landscape is far from Ready" MLiA website contribution, June 2017.

 

 

 

 

 


Godknows Mudimu

Godknows is a PhD student at the Chair.

Selected recent publications:

G Mudimu "The missing diamond revenues: A need for transparency and tax reforms in the Zimbabwean Mining Sector" MLiA website contribution, August 2017.

G Mudimu "The Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill and the possibilities for small-scale miners in Zimbabwe" MLiA website contribution, May 2017.

 

 

 

 


Chris Adomako-Kwakye

Chris is a lecturer at Kwame Nkrumah University and a PhD student at the MLiA Chair.

Selected recent publications:

C Adomako-Kwakye "The need for a Legal Regime to Regulate Surrogacy in Ghana", a paper presented at the Law, Medicine and Ethics Conference, 2018, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi.

 

 


Mabvuto Sakala

Mabvuto is a lecturer at the University of Zambia and a PhD student at the MLiA Chair. He is also a practising lawyer with a focus on natural resource exploitation and environmental protection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Jacques Jacobs

Jacques is a researcher and a PhD candidate at the MLiA Chair.

Selected recent publications:

H Mostert & PJ Jacobs "The Mandate and Challenges of Land Tenure Security in South Africa" in H Mostert, LCA Verstappen, J Zevenbergen, L van Schalkwyk (eds) Land Law and Governance: African Perspectives on Land Tenure and Title (2017).

TW Bennett & PJ Jacobs "The Spoor Law:  An Anachronism or Constitutional Misfit?" (2012) 25 SACJ 213-234.

PJ Jacobs & H Mostert "Boundary Disputes in Africa" in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (2008).

 


Robert Kirunda

Robert is a lecturer at the Makerere University School of Law and a student at the MLiA Chair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Julie Hassman

Julie is a PhD student at the MLiA Chair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Korir Singoei

Korir is a PhD student at the MLiA Chair. He is also an international lawyer working as Legal Advisor in the Presidency, Kenya.