Promoting the effectiveness of democracy protection institutions in Southern Africa the Office of the Ombudsman in Lesotho by Motlamelle Anthony Kapa

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Published by EISA in Johannesburg, South Africa .

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-40).

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Statementby Motlamelle Anthony Kapa
SeriesEISA research report -- no. 39
LC ClassificationsJQ2740.A56 O44 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 48 p. ;
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL24410018M
ISBN 109781920446130
LC Control Number2009404633

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