Faculty Profiles

Ohene Ampofo-Anti

Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti

Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellow, 2019 (Expected)
LL.B. University of Cape Town, 2013

Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti is a 2018-19 UCLA-Sonke Health and Human Rights Fellow, slated to earn his LL.M. from UCLA in 2019. He earned his LL.B. from the University of Cape Town in 2013 and was admitted as an attorney in 2017. Prior to attending UCLA, Ampofo-Anti worked as a trainee investigator at Public Protector South Africa (PPSA). At PPSA, he assisted with ongoing investigations into maladministration in various government entities. His work covered issues related to administrative justice, immigration law, family law, refugee and asylum seeker law, and socio-economic rights. Ampofo-Anti has also written legal articles for Ground Up, an online news publication covering social justice issues in South Africa. Ampofo-Anti’s articles have been featured on numerous news websites and publications throughout South Africa.