Department of Public, Constitutional and International Law

Prof A Dube

College of Law
School of Law
Department: Public, Constitutional and International
Associate Professor
Tel: 012 429 8408
E-mail: dubeba@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • LLD
  • LLM
  • LLB
  • BA

Currently teaching

  • International Law (LCP4801)
  • Principles of International Law (PRI3701)
  • Advance International Law (MIL5901)

Fields of academic interests

  • Aviation law
  • Public international law
  • International criminal law
  • Law and business
  • Comparative Constitutionalism

Books

  • Universal Jurisdiction in Respect of International Crimes: Theory and Practice in Africa (2016) (Galda Verlag, Germany).

Journal articles

  • 'The (MIS)application of the limitation analysis in Maseko and Others v Prime Minister of Swaziland and Others' (2018) Law, Democracy and Development Vol 22, 12 – 25 (with S Nhlabatsi).
  • 'The Statute of the International Criminal Tribunal for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 – an aborted take off' (2018) Comperative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa 51.
  • 'On amorphous terms, terrorism and a feeble judiciary: Analysing the dissenting judgment in Maseko v Prime Minister of Swaziland and Others (2017) International Journal of African Renaissance Studies 12(1) 157 – 175 (with S Nhlabatsi).
    • The doctrine of res judicata revisited: Molaudzi v the State' (2017) Strategic Review for Southern Africa 39(2) 78 – 93 (with M Machaya).
    •  ‘On the suitability of group lending model in South Sudan’s small and medium enterprises sector’ (2016) 8(2) African Review of Economics and Finance 137 -170 (with A Dube).
    •  ‘The King can do no wrong: The impact of The Law Society of Swaziland v Simelane N.O. and Others on constitutionalism’ (2016) 16 African Human Rights Law Journal 265 – 282 (with S Nhlabatsi).
    • ‘The application of the doctrine of res judicata in political rights cases: National Freedom Party v Electoral Commission and Others’ (2016) Law Democracy and Development (with M Machaya).
    •  ‘The AU Model Law on Universal Jurisdiction: An African response to western prosecutions based on the universality principle’ (2015) 18(3) Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal 450 – 486.
    • ‘Of neighbours and shared upper airspaces: The role of South Africa in the management of the upper airspaces of the Kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland’ (2015) 48(2) Comparative and International Law Journal of South Africa 219 – 253.

Paper presentations

  • Dube Angelo "The role of the new African Criminal Court in dealing with corruption’s invisible hand in Africa" presented at the conference on Corruption and the Challenges of Economic Transformation in Southern Africa, Gaborone, Botswana 18 - 20 June 2018.
  • Dube Angelo (with Nkosi M and Ndlazi S) paper titled, ‘New wine, old wine skins: the Land Expropriation Bill in the context of decolonisation – a catalyst or an impediment?’, 4th Annual Spring Law Conference, UNISA Pretoria Campus, Kgorong Building, 27 – 29 September 2016.
    • Dube Angelo, Seminar paper titled, ‘Universal jurisdiction, Hissène Habré and the AU: An alliance of convenience?’ presented at the Seminar on International Criminal Law, Centre Charles Visscher, Pour de Droit International et Europeane, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, 8 December 2015.
  • Dube Angelo Conference paper titled, ‘Transformation in the South African aviation sector: Still not cleared for take off 21 years into democracy’, 3rd Annual Spring Law Conference, Mount Grace Resort and Spa, Magaliesburg, hosted by UNISA, 28 September – 2 October 2015.
    • Dube Angelo Conference paper titled, ‘Direct access to the Criminal Chamber of the African Court: Challenges and possible solutions’ presented at The Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference, Varsity College, Durban, 6 – 8 July 2015.
    • Dube Angelo Conference paper titled, ‘Holding perpetrators of core crimes accountable: Should NGOs and individuals have direct access to the African Criminal Court?’ presented at the Symposium on 20 years of South African Constitutionalism – Comparative Perspectives, co-hosted by the South Africa Reading Group, New York Law School, Albany Law School, and the University of Stellenbosch Faculty of Law, University of Stellenbosch, 13 March 2015.
    • Dube Angelo Conference paper titled, ‘When states [dis]agree to disagree: Historical development of the principle of universality and its impact on African criminal justice’, presented at the 2nd Annual Spring Law Conference, Mount Grace Resort and Spa, Magaliesburg, (UNISA)  1 – 2 October 2014.
    • Dube Angelo, Conference paper titled, ‘Towards a single African sky: Challenges and prospects’ presented at the Third Annual SADC Law Journal Research Seminar Series, University of Cape Town, 10-11 October 2013.
    • Dube Angelo and Nhlabatsi Sibusiso, Conference paper titled, ‘Two bulls one kraal? Challenges facing South Africa’s Traditional Courts Bill’ presented at the African Customary Law Workshop, organised by The Centre for Indigenous Law in the Department of Public, Constitutional and International Law (UNISA), 11 – 12 July 2013.
    • Dube Angelo, Conference paper titled, ‘Weak Legal Regimes and Environmental Degradation in the Extractive Sector: Any remedies at the SADC Level?’ presented at the Second Annual SADC Law Journal Research Seminar Series, University of Cape Town, 25 – 26 October 2012.