Ndjodi Ndeunyema Elected President of Oxford University Africa SocietyNdjodi M.L Ndeunyema, a Namibian MPhil Law candidate at Linacre College has been elected president of the Oxford University Africa Society for the 2017/18 academic year.
The Oxford University Africa Society (Afrisoc) is an official student club of the University of Oxford (registered through the Proctor‘s Office on an annual basis) with Prof. Dr. Raufu Mustapha, Associate Professor at the Department for International Development (Queen Elizabeth House) as its patron. It has focused on African affairs at the University of Oxford for over 50 years.
Past presidents include Rutendo Chigora, Melvyn Lubega and Dr Sebabatso Manoeli.
Ndjodi will proceed with a DPhil in Law at Oxford this winter – Michaelmas term. As president of Afrisoc, Ndjodi aims to realise the FOUR E pillars as reflected in his election manifesto for the Society.
Entrench: this is to ensure that the Society has a coherent legal framework that can be carried down to future Committees.
Entrance: to increase opportunities for Africans to enter and access an Oxford education through by working together with key University stakeholders.
Experience: to ensure that the Society’s membership has a positive intellectual and social experience as well as working towards any concerns of mental illness that may arise.
Engage: The Society will build upon efforts to engage with Africa and African issues whilst in Oxford.
Ndjodi is grateful to previous Africa Society Committees which have worked tirelessly in cementing the Society and looks forward to the building upon this legacy.