Category: Law

The Marriage Between African Laws and Patriarchy

The legal profession practised in Africa today has its origins in ancient Greece and Rome. Colonialists introduced these foreign systems to most parts of Africa and African countries have clung to them with little...

In the Name of Culture and Tradition

For now, patriarchy is the rule that best ensures that these powers remain exclusive to a select few; that is, held by a very small percentage of the world’s population, with the chasm between the rich and the poor growing increasingly wider, and the domination of ‘developed’ nations by ‘developing’ nations increasingly suppressive.