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Lungowe Matakala Chishinga

Lecturer of Law, University of Pretoria


Lungowe Matakala is a Zambian citizen teaching at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. Chishinga holds an LLB, an LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa; and is soon to submit a PhD thesis to the University of Cambridge. Chishinga’s research focuses on the inheritance rights of widows and orphans in Zambia; and how they are disinherited through the application of African customary laws that discriminate. Chishinga is also the Founder and coordinator of EPAHR (Education Prisoners about Human Rights), a community service project that teaches prisoners’rights at the Pretoria Local Correctional Services.