This book is a product of the author''s Ph.D work carried out from the year 2005-2010 at the Faculty of Law, University of Jos- Nigeria. The book provides an in-depth analysis of the recent development in the African human rights system. It brings into focus the legal framework of African human rights system in comparative perspective with other international, regional and sub-regional human rights and related instruments. It captures extensively the problems and prospects of the African Commission and African Human Rights Court and the merged Court. The book is comparatively analytical in nature with strong findings and lucid recommendations for ways of revamping the African human rights system.