Why access to African law matters
In most African countries, there is no free source of high quality, up-to-date legislation. Millions of Africans do not have access to the laws that govern them.Read about our mission
We offer a range of services in support of our mission to improve access to African legal materials.
The Laws of Kenya department at Kenya Law uses Laws.Africa’s Indigo Legislation Platform to manage, consolidate and publish the Laws of Kenya in digital and print formats.
C4ADS partnered with Laws.Africa to digitise African gazettes to support the disruption of illicit networks.
SpotOn uses Laws.Africa's legislation data to provide an on-line compliance management system to enable clients to comply with environmental and health and safety legislation.
Laws.Africa and four partners win a major EU grant to strengthen implementation of the African Union’s democracy and human rights agenda.
We've released of a new version of Pocket Law, a desktop application which makes African legal information available offline.
We've published our best practices for making online legislation user-friendly.
We're now an official member of the global Free Access to Law Movement.
A brief Q&A with our advisory board member Ndidi Ezenwa.
Use Laws.Africa content to power your business and research
Use machine-friendly legislation and metadata to build apps and services that make it easier for users to find, work with and understand African legislation.
The Laws.Africa legislation commons is available as structured, machine-friendly Akoma Ntoso XML through the Laws.Africa Content API.Laws.Africa Content API
Faster, cheaper legislation consolidation
The Indigo Platform is an open source cloud platform that significantly reduces the time and cost of maintaining and consolidating legislation.
Indigo simplifies online and print publishing, record keeping and research by treating legislation as data.Learn about the Indigo Platform