HRDA Alumni News


    On 8 December 2019, following an Alumni Symposium held at the University of Pretoria's Future Africa Campus, the Centre for

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    This publication commemorates 18 years of the Master’s programme in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa (HRDA). It gives a

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  • On 9 December 2011, the Alumni Association welcomes 30 new members who will be awarded the LLM in Human Rights

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  • Issues of the Alumni Newsletter provide more comprehensive reports on various engagements of alumni in the field. Righting Wrongs: Alumni Newsletter

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  • The Centre for Human Rights has learned with alarm of the arrest and continued detention of a prominent Swazi human

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patricia achan okiria
Ms Patricia Achan-Okiria

Country: Uganda
Current position: Principal Legal Officer
Current organisation: Directorate for Ethics and Integrity, Office of the President, Uganda.

horace adjolohoun
Dr Horace Adjolohoun

Country: Benin
Current position: Senior Legal Expert
Current organisation: African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the Gambia

akinola akintayo
Mr Akinola Akintayo

Country: Nigeria
Current position: Lecturer/Doctoral Candidate
Current organisation: Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, Nigeria/University of Pretoria

tikikel alemu
Mrs Tikikel Alemu

Country: Ethiopia
Current position: Program Officer
Current organisation: UN WOMEN

syldie bizimana 
Mr Syldie Bizimana

Country: Burundi
Current position: Human Rights Officer
Current organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Burundi

anthony chima diala 
Mr Anthony Chima Diala

Country: Nigeria
Current position: Lecturer/Doctoral Candidate
Current organisation: Madonna University/University of Western Cape

angelo dube
Mr Angelo Dube

Country: Swaziland
Current position: Lecturer/Human Rights Officer/Doctoral Candidate
Current organisation: University of Swaziland/Centre for Human Rights and Development/University of the Western Cape

geraldine geraldo
Ms Geraldine Geraldo

Country: Namibia/Angola
Current position: Counsel (and as Consultant)
Current organisation: Chevron (and an Independent Consultancy)

janka dejene girma
Dr Dejene Girma Janka

Country: Ethiopia
Current position: Professor of Law
Current organisation: Jimma University

njeri kamau
Ms Njeri Kamau

Country: Kenya
Current position: Governance and Human Rights Analyst
Current organisation: UNDP-Tanzania

neldjingaye kameldy
Mr Neldjingaye Kameldy

Country: Chad 
Current position: Legal Officer
Current organisation: Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa

rino kamidi
Mr Rino Kamidi

Country: DRC
Current position: Legal researcher
Current organisation: Adv. Kamidi law firm

grace kamugisha
Dr Grace Kamugisha

Country: Tanzania
Current position: Lecturer/Head of Department
Current organisation: Institute of Finance Management, Tanzania

victor lando 
Mr Victor Lando

Country: Kenya
Current position: Senior Legal Counsel
Current organisation: Kenya National Commission on Human Rights

innocent maja 
Mr Innocent Maja

Country: Zimbabwe
Current position: Senior Partner
Current organisation: Maja and Associates, Harare, Zimbabwe

james millya 
Mr James Millya

Country: Tanzania
Current position: Political Activist
Current organisation: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

gladys wanjiru mwariri
Ms Gladys Wanjiru Mwariri

Country: Kenya
Current position: Senior Researcher
Current organisation: Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission - Kenya


polycarp ngufor forkum
Mr Polycarp Ngufor Forkum

Country: Cameroon
Current position: Head: Human Rights Unit
Current organisation: National Advanced Police School-Cameroon

estelle nkounkou ngongo 
Ms Estelle Nkounkou Ngongo

Country: Congo (Brazzaville)
Current position: Program Officer
Current organisation: West African Human Rights Defenders Network, Lome, Togo

ruth owojaiye
Mrs Ruth Owojaiye (nee Adegbola)

Country: Nigeria
Current position: Senior Consultant
Current organisation: KPMG Professional Services, Lagos, Nigeria

lorato rammule
Ms Lorato Rammule

Country: South Africa
Current position: Associate
Current organisation: Bowman Gilfillan Attorneys, South Africa

rosemary sengendo 
Ms Rosemary Sengendo

Country: Uganda
Current position: Managing Partner, Advocate and Principal Researcher
Current organisation: Messr. Sengendo & Co. Advocates

david simonsz 
Adv David Simonsz

Country: South Africa
Current position: Advocate
Current organisation: Cape  Bar

ololade shyllon

Dr Ololade Shyllon

Country: Nigeria
Current position: Programme Coordinator: Freedom of Expression and Access to Information/Doctoral Candidate
Current organisation: Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria

douglas karekona singiza
Mr Douglas Karekona Singiza

Country: Uganda
Current position: LDD Candidate/ Magistrate Grade one
Current organisation: University of the Western Cape/ Judiciary of Uganda

mizanie abate tadesse 
Dr Mizanie Abate Tadesse

Country: Ethiopia
Current position: Lecturer
Current organisation: Bahir Dar University

armand tanoh 
Mr Armand Tanoh

Country: Cote d'Ivoire
Current position: Doctoral Candidate/Coordinator, African Human Rights Moot Court Competition
Current organisation: Centre for Human Rights



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