Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane

Founder and President of African Monitor

Winston Hugh Njongonkulu Ndungane, a cleric in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, served as a parish priest, and moved on to facilitate theological education. In later years, he served in senior management of the Anglican Church until his eventual election as Archbishop of Cape Town in 1996.

While Archbishop of Cape Town, Ndungane served in many leadership platforms of the World Wide Anglican Communion and has made notable contributions to the work of the communion on issues of peace and justice, poverty eradication, trade justice and HIV and AIDS.
Ndungane has been involved with the promotion of the realisation of the Millennium Development Goals. He speaks widely on these issues as well as on rebuilding the new South Africa and theological questions. In 2005, together with Kofi Annan and Jeffrey Sachs, he was a speaker in the St Paul’s Cathedral, London, series on poverty, ‘What can one person do?’

In 2006, he launched African Monitor, a Pan-African not-for-profit organisation harnessing the voice of the continent’s civil society in monitoring and promoting the effective implementation of promises made by the international community, and Africa’s own governments, for the continent’s development.

Ndungane was appointed Chair of Council of the University of Cape Town in 2008. In October 2009, Ndungane was awarded the Drivers of Change Award, for his lifelong commitment to place the poor at the centre of social and economic policies.

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