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Welcome to the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC)

SALC promotes and advances human rights and the rule of law in Southern Africa, primarily through strategic litigation and capacity-strengthening support to lawyers and grassroots organisations. SALC also provides small grants to community-based organisations.

SALC works in the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, LesothoMalawiMozambiqueNamibiaEswatini, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. In addition, SALC supports litigation in South African courts that advances human rights in the southern African region.

SALC’s work is streamlined into five thematic clusters:

Recent Posts

Articles

To comply or not to comply is not the question

MambaOnline (15 May 2024) Botswana Guardian  (17 May 2024) The Namibian (21 May 2024) Washington Blade (22 May 2024) By: Daniel Digashu and Anna Mmolai-Chalmers Over the past five years,…
Equality Rights

Zambia Supreme Court issues crushing judgment for deaf drivers

On 16 May 2024, the Supreme Court of Zambia delivered a judgment in the appeal of Frankson Musukwa and Others v Road Transport and Safety Agency. The Court dismissed the…
Articles
Judicial Interference: A Test of Principles, Integrity and Power
Civic Rights Articles
SALC Celebrates World Press Freedom Day
Articles
Mother Earth Day: Transparency and unity in water management
Equality Rights
Zambian authorities must implement the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’ recommendations
Articles
ESWATINI MUST PUT AN END TO THE HARASSMENT OF TANELE MASEKO
Socio-Economic Rights
Zambian government must ensure transparent dam approval processes, uphold environmental regulations, and protect local community rights

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