The First All African Training Workshop was held at the Institute for Professional Legal Training at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban from October 4-9, 2004.
The workshop was attended by five law teachers from Nigeria (Ernest Ojukwu, Isa Chiroma, Moses Unegbu, Olugbenga Oke-Samuel, and Yemi Akinseye-George), two from Kenya (Joy Asiema and Kiture Kindiki), two from Malawi (James Masumbu and Lewis Bande), one from Uganda (Theodora Bitature), and a law student from Sierra Leone (Nancy Sesay). The workshop organizing committee and core instructors were David McQuoid-Mason, Robin Palmer, Munirah Osman, and Thuli Mhlungu from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The core instructors were assisted by Elsabe Steenhuisen (Rand Afrikaans University), Frans Haupt (University of Pretoria), Jonathan Campbell (Rhodes University), Shaheeda Mahomed (University of the Witwatersrand), and TP Pillay (University of KwaZulu-Natal). The Conference Administrator was Carla Pettit of the Institute for Professional Legal Training.
The participants attended an intensive five day program of training and evaluation.