Marisa Lourenço is a political analyst in Johannesburg, South Africa. She currently works an independent risk consultant advising organisations operating in the southern Africa subregion.
Mwai Daka is a PhD student at the University of Gloucestershire in the department of Politics and International Relations. He is also a former Regional Correspondent for OxHRH and is currently an Associate Editor for Democracy in Africa.
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Zambia’s Human Rights Project is Political
Zambia’s death penalty can be traced back to the colonial era, with the administration led by former president Frederick Chiluba (1991-2002) being the last post-independence government to sign an execution order in 1997. New ...
You Have The Right to Insult a President: Repealing Zambia’s Penal Code Section 69
Image description: Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema addresses the European Union from a podium
In 1965, Zambia’s first independent president Kenneth Kaunda introduced Section 69 to Zambia’s Penal Code to criminalise defamation of ...
Protecting Anti-Apartheid Songs Under the Rubric of Free Speech
Image description: Crowd of women, men, and children pictured dancing to music at Umgababa, South Africa
Music is a common feature of political environments in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): politicians typically enlist local talent or ...