The LLM/MPhil in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa is a unique programme to which 25 - 30 individuals from African countries are admitted.
During an intensive one-year course, they are taught by eminent lecturers in the field of human rights and gain invaluable practical exposure. It is the only course of its kind in Africa.
The class of 2016 comprises of 28 students (13 women and 15 men) drawn from 16 countries in Africa. The students are from the following countries: Botswana, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo,Djibouti, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, South Korea, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Taiwan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The class of 2016 is the seventeenth LLM/MPhil class since the inception of the programme in 2000.
The graduation ceremony will take place on 10 December 2016.