Judge Steven J. Bwana (Reserve)


Judge  Bwana obtained a Master of Laws in 1980 and Doctor of Laws in 1982 from Lateran University in Rome after receiving a Bachelor (1974) and Master (1978) of Laws from the University of Dar es Salaam.

Judge Bwana has experience working as both a judge and administrator of the High Court of Tanzania, Court of Appeal of Tanzania and Court of Appeal of Seychelles.

As Registrar of the Court of Appeal of Tanzania (1990-1994), he worked to modernize the Judiciary by introducing a computerization and case management program.

In addition to establishing the office of Private Secretary to Chief Justice in 1986, Judge Bwana assisted the development of the Commercial Division High Court of Tanzania, serving as Judge in Charge from 1999 to 2006.

Before joining the ECCC, he served as a Justice of Appeals in the Court of Appeal of Tanzania since 2008. Justice Bwana has also authored several publications on legal topics relating to Tanzania and Seychelles.