Human Rights in a Free Trade Agreement

Free trade agreements should be encouraged, and we should find more reasons to make it work rather than to discourage them. However, the politicians need to be empathetic to the conditions of the...

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Free Trade Africa

Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu “Bobi Wine” Honoured With Freedom Prize

Ugandan pop star and opposition leader, popularly known as “Bobi Wine” was honoured with the Africa Freedom Prize by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Johannesburg, South Africa last...

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Bobi Wine

"I Feel Inspired and Equipped to Empower Myself!"

The programme trains women politicians from ALN member parties to develop knowledge and skills in order to win candidate nominations and upcoming elections, or to be elected to internal party...

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Policyvault.Africa Wins The Africa Freedom Innovation Challenge

How can we improve democracy through innovation so that our societies can progress? "We're liberals. And liberals are optimists. But optimism doesn't mean that we're naive. Optimism means that we...

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LGBTQ Rights in sub-Saharan Africa

As of June 2019, 32 out of 54 African countries outlaw same-sex activity, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW) (Komane, 2019). The situation in Africa differs signi cantly from Europe where same-sex...

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LGBTQ Africa

A Nobel Peace Prize for Optimism

It is hoped that the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Ethiopian peacemaker will encourage autocratic leaders throughout Africa to embark on the path of reconciliation and democratisation. The...

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 Abiy Ahmed

President Macky Sall Facing the Equation of his Succession

President Macky Sall cannot run for president in 2024 if one relies on the provisions of the Senegalese Constitution and his own statements repeated several times. This raises the question of his...

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Macky Sall

"Many Zimbabweans Celebrate Privately and Quietly the Death of a Tyrant"

Robert Mugabe, former President of Zimbabwe, passed away at the age of 95. He is credited by many for having brought independence to his country and the end of the white minority regime that governed...

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Robert Mugabe

Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine) Accepts Freedom Award Nomination

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) recently met with the People Power movement in Uganda. We are happy to announce that Bobi Wine, representing the People Movement has accepted the...

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Hon. Bobi Wine

The Landscape of Constitutionalism in Africa is Changing

In the past forty years or so, our continent has experienced an enthusiastic era of revisionism, under the guise of ‘new and improved’ constitutions. Although at face value, it appears to be an era...

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