Justice Ntyam Ondo Mengue is a national of the Republic of Cameroon. She was elected Judge of the African Court for a six year term during the 27th AU Summit held in July 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda.
She was re-elected for a second and final term of six years at the 41st ordinary session of the Executive Counsil in Lusaka, Zambia, in June 2022.
Justice Mengue holds a number of educational qualifications, including:
A Diplôme de l’Ecole Normale d’Administration et de Magistrature and a Licence en Droit Privé
At the professional level, she has worked in the judiciary of Cameroon since 1982, that is for over three decades now, holding a number of key positions, such as the President of the Court of Instance of Yaoundé, Vice President of the Court of Appeal; President of the Section on Administrative Contracts of the Court of Supreme Court of Cameroon. She is presently the President of the Commercial Section of the Supreme Court of Cameroon.
Justice Mengue is also a member of the National Commission of Human Rights and Freedoms of Cameroon, where she has acted as Rapporteur on numerous occasions, and has specialised in thematic areas, such as the right to vote, the rights of detained persons, arbitrary arrests and the right to fair trial.
Justice Mengue has taken part in several national and international seminars and conferences, and is a member of a number of professional organisations, including the Association of Cameroon Female Lawyers and Christian Women Association of the Cameroon Presbyterian Church. She is fluent in both French and English.