Akho Ntanjana holds an LL.B from the University of Fort Hare and an LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa from the University of Pretoria (Centre for Human Rights).
He also holds a certificate in Project Management. In 2012/2013 he served at the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (the Gambia).
He was an intern and a researcher in Cameroon, Yaounde (2011). He is currently a researcher in constitutional law and human rights in Johannesburg.