Richard Mulonga is a Zambian journalist, a communications strategist, having worked in the industry as a broadcaster, news reporter, photojournalist and columnist.
Worked briefly in the local civil society sector as communications expert, Richard is now an avid blogger, journalism trainer and founder of the Bloggers of Zambia. Richard is passionate about free expression, and access to information as precursors to all other human rights.
Richard and his Bloggers of Zambia are currently leading a popular online and offline campaign #OpenSpaceZM on proposed internet regulation laws in Zambia. The cyber laws are viewed as a threat to free expression, access to information, net neutrality and affordability. Broadly, the proposed laws are a threat to democracy in their current state.