Lukholo Deon Skweyiya is an Andrew W. Mellon Honours Fellow at the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). He graduated from UWC in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Following the completion of his degree, he enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts Honours program at UWC in The Faculty of Economic Management Sciences, where his sub-discipline is political science. Currently, his research focuses on how changing leadership affects voter perceptions in South Africa. Moreover, how this change affects concepts of democracy such as competitiveness within the political sphere.
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