SACJF held its 2018 Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Bingu International Conference Centre in Lilongwe, Malawi, from 28th to 31st October, 2018. The event was cohosted by the Judiciary of Malawi, one of the members of SACJF, in conjunction with the Democratic Governance and Rights Unit (DGRU) of the Faculty of Law at the University of Cape Town, the International Commission for Jurists-Africa (ICJ-Africa) and other partners. The Conference was held under the theme “Strengthening judicial independence: Towards a shared vision of judicial selection and appointment”.