Mr Ntokozo Mnyandu 

Mr Steven Mnyandu
Mr Ntokozo Mnyandu 
Howard College
Howard College Building, Suite H 


Mr Ntokozo Mnyandu is a lecturer in the School of Law and lectures Delict and Criminal Law. He has an LLB and LLM, both from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is currently reading for his PhD in Labour Law.  

Academic qualifications

  • LLB (University of KwaZulu-Natal)  
  • LLM (University of KwaZulu-Natal)  

Research Interests

  • Bioethics 
  • Labour law  
  • Genetics and the law 
  • Africanisation and decolonisation


  • N Mnyandu ‘Developing the common law crime of murder in relation to physician-assisted suicide and physician-assisted euthanasia: Revisiting the missteps of Stransham-Ford v Minister of Justice and Correctional Services 2015 (4) SA 50 (G)’ (2021) 54 De Jure 249-264.  
  • N Mnyandu ‘Exploring the concept of ubuntu in in relation to dying with dignity in palliative and hospice care’ (2018) 39(2) Obiter 384-398.  
  • N Mnyandu et al ‘A virtual deliberative public engagement study on HHGE among South Africans: Study results’ (2021) 16(8) PLoS ONE 
  • N Mnyandu ‘Are we there yet? A look at the remaining questions on physician-assisted suicide and physician-administered euthanasia’ (2023) 23(2) SACJ 203-227.  
  • N Mnyandu ‘Mapping the common law development of physician-administered euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide against the background of the application of the Bill of Rights’ (2023) 26 PEL/PELJ 1-24 
Conference Papers Presented
  • Perils and promises of precision medicine in South Africa: A case for equitable access to health care services’ (2020) Society for Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference, organised by the University of Johannesburg, 20-24 January.    
  • ‘Bending over backwards: A critical analysis of the cases in which constitutional damages have been considered’ (2023) Law of Delict Colloquium, organised by the University of Free State, 26-27 September. 
  • ‘Every day, rational people all over the world plead to be allowed to die or to be killed: An analysis of the outstanding issues on voluntary active euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide as discussed in Minister of Justice and Correctional Services v Estate Late Stransham-Ford 2017 (3) SA 152 (SCA)’ (2024) Society for Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference, organised by North-West University, North-West, 15-19 January.