Nomfundo Ramalekana

Research Director

Nomfundo completed her LLB at the University of Pretoria. She has a BCL and an MPhil (Law) from Oxford University. She was a Research Associate for the Africa Oxford Initiative and a blog editor for the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog. Currently, Nomfundo is a lecturer in the Public Law Department at the University of Cape Town, South Africa and she is a PhD Candidate (Law) at Oxford University. Her broad research interests are in constitutional law, comparative human rights law, anti-discrimination law, feminist legal theory and critical race theory.

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A Decolonial Approach to Education and the Law (with Foluke Adebisi)

A Decolonial Approach to Education and the Law (with Foluke Adebisi)

This episode is part of a four-part series in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. In this episode, we speak with Dr Foluke Adebisi, a Senior Lecturer in Law at Bristol University in the United Kingdom, about decolonizing ...
A duty to implement affirmative action/reservations for India and South Africa?

A duty to implement affirmative action/reservations for India and South Africa?

A recent Indian Supreme Court judgement, Mukesh Kumar & Another v State of Uttarakhand & Others, held that there is no right to affirmative action under Article 16(4) of the Indian Constitution. Reiterating previous findings, ...
Inquérito do Supremo Tribunal Federal que investiga ‘fake news’ viola liberdade de expressão

Inquérito do Supremo Tribunal Federal que investiga ‘fake news’ viola liberdade de expressão

Em 14 de março, o Supremo Tribunal Federal abriu um inquérito sigiloso, de ofício, para investigar supostos crimes contra a honra de seus ministros e ‘fake news’ sobre a corte. Estão nesse inquérito as principais ações recentes contra ...
Affirmative Action in South Africa: The Urgency of Accounting for Historically Entrenched White Privilege and Power

Affirmative Action in South Africa: The Urgency of Accounting for Historically Entrenched White Privilege and Power

In a recent judgement by the South African Constitutional Court, Minister of Constitutional Development v South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association, the court struck down an affirmative action policy, ...
Balancing the Scales in Eviction Cases in South Africa: A Note on Occupiers of erven 87 & 88 Berea v Christiaan Frederick De Wet

Balancing the Scales in Eviction Cases in South Africa: A Note on Occupiers of erven 87 & 88 Berea v Christiaan Frederick De Wet

In a landmark judgement by the South African Constitutional Court, Occupiers of erven 87 & 88 Berea v Christiaan Frederick De Wet, the Court found that eviction orders that will lead to homelessness are unjust and inequitable, and ...
Human Dignity, Land Dispossession, And The Right To Security Of Tenure: A Note On The South African Constitutional Court’s Judgement In Daniels v Scribante

Human Dignity, Land Dispossession, And The Right To Security Of Tenure: A Note On The South African Constitutional Court’s Judgement In Daniels v Scribante

In a recent judgement by the South African Constitutional Court, Daniels v Scribante and Another, the court made a link between land dispossession, the right to security of tenure and the right to human dignity. This case will ...