This is an Appeal brought before this Appellate Division of the East African Court of Justice [EACJ] by Manariyo Désiré [the”Appellant”] against the Judgment of the First Instance Division of this Court
(hereinafter referred to as “the Trial Court”) dated 2nd December, 2016, arising out of Reference No. 8 of 2015, by which the Trial Court dismissed the Reference and held that each party bear its own costs.
The Appellant, Manariyo Désiré sued the Respondent, the Attorney General of Burundi, in his capacity as the legal representative of the Republic of Burundi (hereinafter referred to as “Burundi”); before the Trial Court in respect of a Judgement of the Cassation of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Burundi in Case Number RCCB303 delivered on 24th June 2015 (hereinafter referred to as the
The Appellant was represented by Mr Donald Omondi Deya, Advocate; and the Respondent by Mr. Nestor Kayobera, Principal State Counsel;