28.03.2019Analysis

South Africa’s Elections - A test of Hope in a changing Society

Since South Africa became a free country in 1994 under the leadership of then President Nelson Mandela, the country’s politics was generally easy to understand, and elections relatively easy to...

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Elections South Africa
18.03.2019Issues

Towards a Free Trade Agreement between Africa and the European Union

“This Continent-to-Continent free trade agreement could help create up to 10 million new jobs in Africa. It could one day form one giant free-trade zone, a partnership between equals,” the members...

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ALDEPAC 2019
11.03.2019Announcement

Freedom Means Change

"The Friedrich Naumann Foundation is the creative innovation platform for the social mediation of freedom." That is why we have initiated a foundation-wide process that sharpens our messages inward...

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FNF New Logo
16.01.2019Analysis

Congo: Not as Democratic as it Seems

The elections in Congo go in a similar direction of what we have seen recently in countries such as Kenia and Zimbabwe. The old governing elites rigged the results, using the excuse of "keeping calm...

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DRC elections
10.12.2018Opinion

SA's Next Great Human Rights Battle

Today is International Human Rights Day, a day that marks the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. 2018 presents a particularly special...

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Human Rights
03.12.2018Opinion

Is Liberalism a Feasible Political Concept for Development in Africa?

In researching for this debate, my entry point was to what extent we Africans have been able to define Liberalism and how far we have embraced the label. I say so because leftist groups have cast...

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Rejoice Ngwenya mthoba.chapi@fnst.org
30.11.2018Opinion

To be free, Africa must be liberated from its liberators

Our story in Africa has been a recycling of oppressive regimes, one after the other, in search of resources that can be exported to enhance the freedoms of others. Back then it was human capital and...

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Mmusi Freedom Speech mthoba.chapi@fnst.org
27.11.2018Announcement

The 2018 FNF Africa Freedom Speech and Award

The 2018 Freedom Speech will be given by Mmusi Maimane, the Leader of the South African Democratic Alliance (DA) on Thursday, 29 November 2018. Mmusi Maimane will also receive the 2018 African...

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Freedom Speech 2018 mthoba.chapi@fnst.org
20.11.2018Message

South African Opposition Leader Mmusi Maimane Visits Germany

Democratic Alliance party leader Mmusi Maimane is invited to political talks in Berlin at the invitation of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom this week. The Democratic Alliance (DA) is the...

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Mmusi in Berlin mthoba.chapi@fnst.org
15.11.2018Analysis

The Inaugural FNF/IRR Liberty Lecture

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) in conjunction with the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) hosted the inaugural Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Fredom / Institute of ...

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FNF/IRR

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