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Ms Nicholene Nxumalo


email: nicholene.nxumalo@ru.ac.za



Ms Nicholene Nxumalo

Nicholene Nxumalo is a young and vibrant academic at Rhodes University who is also an emerging scholar of African Customary law and gender and the law. She completed her LLB and her LLM in Constitutional Litigation focusing on African customary law, at the University of Kwa Zulu-Natal. Previously she has taught at UKZN, Unisa and Nelson Mandela University. She has demonstrated a great passion for public interest matters, African feminism, African thought leadership, and recently the discourse of African Regional Law. Currently, she is reading for her PhD in African Customary Law at Rhodes University.

Supervision Interest: African Customary Law, Transformative Constitutionalism and Gender and the Law.

Co-editor for Public Law Corner, a legal Blog of the Southern African Public Law Journal

Co-Guest Editor for the 2020 special issue titled “Prototypical Women and Social Change” published by the journal Agenda.



A Dube & N Nxumalo “When lawyers lie, cheat and steal: Understanding the role of the bar in Ndleve v Pretoria Society of Advocates” Obiter Law Journal 2019 Volume 40 (2): 353-362.

N Nxumalo & B Fagbayibo "An evaluation of South Africa’s gender norms on governance and leadership within the context of Aspiration 6 of Agenda 2063" 34(4) Agenda 90-97.

L Stone, M Mooki & N Nxumalo “She who would be king: identity, dignity and women’s narrative" 34(4) Agenda 3-11.

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