HOT TOPICS IN FAMILY LAW IN AFRICA
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HOT TOPICS IN FAMILY LAW IN AFRICA

A virtual meeting presented by
The International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL)
in conjunction with The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA)

This event is for IAFL Fellows, CLA Members and Lawyers from Africa

Meeting Programme

11:30-11:40 Welcome and Introduction: Marlene Moses (Tennessee, USA – IAFL President) and
Linda Kasonde (Zambia – Vice President Africa, Commonwealth Lawyers Association)

11:40-12:30 Marriage: the status and consequences of customary, religious and same-sex marriage
Chair: Susan Abro (South Africa)
Panel to include: Professor Weshal Domingo (South Africa), Efosa Etomi (Nigeria) and Prisca Chogero
(Tanzania)

12:30-13:30 The Day of the African Child: 30 years on, where are we now?
Chair: Patient (Pepsi) Samukelo Thuto (Botswana)
Panel to include: Adelaide Benneh Prempeh (Ghana), Kahina Bouagache (Algeria) and Maria Mbeneka
(Kenya)

13:30-13:45 Break

13:45-14:45 Resolving family law disputes: litigation, arbitration, mediation and other consensus-based resolution
Chair: Zenobia Du Toit (South Africa)

Panel to include: Pat Moodley (South Africa), Oba Nsugbe QC SAN (Nigeria and England) and
Florida Kabasinga (Rwanda)

14:45- 15:30 Networking breakouts

15:30-15:45 Summary and farewell

Register