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Fatma Karume

Former Head, IMMA advocates - TANZANIA

Fatma Karume is presently a non-practising Barrister who was an advocate practicing in Tanzania for the past 20 years with an impeccable reputation. She was the president of the Law Society 2018-2019 and during her tenure advocated for the independence of Bar, the Judiciary and rule of law.

She was recently disbarred in Tanzania Mainland after challenging the President’s appointment of the Attorney General in a constitutional case. She lives in London.

“Those who suggest that there is a democracy for the West and one for Africa, have failed to understand the universality of the human condition.”