(JollofNews) – Paile Chabane has joined the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) as director of programmes.
Paile holds a Masters of Law in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) and is a human rights lawyer with over 15 years of domestic and international work experience.
Following her appointment, Paile said: “I am delighted to work with IHRDA and be part of the commendable work they are doing on the African continent. I look forward to the collaboration of all staff members, that together we may push forward the development agenda of the organisation and make greater impact on the continent.”
On his part, the executive director of IHRDA, Mr. Gaye Sowe, said: “Paile was retained as the best candidate in a tight recruitment exercise…We are glad to have her in our team, and we believe her wealth of experience will be quite useful in strengthening our work…”
Prior to joining IHRDA, Paile who hails from Lesotho served as a legal officer at the Human Rights Unit in the Ministry of Justice in Lesotho. She had equally worked with Plan International and Minority Rights Group in London.