Lighton Phiri

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Phiri is a Lecturer and Researcher at The University of Zambia (, a position he has held since joining the institution in 2017. He is also a founding member of the DataLab Research Group ( at The University of Zambia.

Lighton holds a Master of Science in Computer Science (2013) and a PhD in Computer Science (2018), both from the University of Cape Town ( His broad research interests lie within the areas of Digital Libraries and Data Mining. He also has on-going research interest in Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) and Technology-Enhanced Learning.

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