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Faculty of Law

About Us

University of Fort Hare


To be a centre of excellence in teaching, learning, research and innovation driven by an uncompromising commitment to fairness and justice.


To produce suitably skilled and well-rounded law graduates who excel and demonstrated excellence in their technical competences, and make meaningful contribution to society and the legal profession.



Prof Mzukisi Njotini
Dean of Law

Faculty of Law


Professor | Public & Constitutional Law

Prof Nomthandazo Ntlama-Makhanya has been appointed as Chairperson of Netball South Africa's (NSA) Disciplinary Commi

Head of Department & Senior Lecturer | Mercantile Law

Simphiwe Bidie holds the degrees of LLB and LLM from the University of Fort Hare.

Senior Secretary

Based in East London, Nokuthula Rune is the Senior Secretary in the Deans Office, Faculty of Law.


Office Number 605
6th Floor, Gasson Centre
50 Church Street, East London
Tel: (+27) 43 704 7520

Faculty of Law


Faculty of Law


Faculty of Law

Senior Lecturers

Faculty of Law


Faculty of Law

Oliver Tambo UNESCO Chair of Human Rights

Director: Oliver Tambo Chair of Human Rights
Senior Researcher

Dr Fobosi holds PhD in Industrial Sociology from the University of Johannesburg.

Senior Lecturer | Public & Constitutional Law

Ntando is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Law, University of Fort Hare where he teaches several law modules.

Faculty of Law

Legal Aid Office


Prof Njotini appointed to ICT committee of the Council of Higher Education (CHE)

Professor Mzukisi Njotini, a distinguished academic and the Dean of Law at the University of Fort Hare (UFH) has been recently

SA Human Rights Commissioner, Prof Tshepo Madlingozi delivers an insightful lecture on Digital Literacy as part of the Right To Basic Education

Earlier today, the University of Fort Hare (UFH) Law Faculty in collaboration with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) hosted a guest

Opinion | Neglected Rural Infrastructure: A Critical Oversight In South Africa’s State Of The Nation Address

While commendable efforts were highlighted in various sectors by President Ramaphosa in his recent State of the Nation

Prof Ntlama appointed as Acting High Court Judge

Prof Nomthandazo Ntlama-Makhanya, University of Fort Hare (UFH) Public Law Professor has once again been called up to serve the justice system of S

Dr Fobosi | Power FM Podcast & Newzroom Africa TV Interview

Dr Fobosi interview yesterday on Newzroom Africa on the South Africa’s minibus taxi industry and recent events in Cape Town taxi protests led by th