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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Launching Africa's Pride!

FNF Africa is launching a Facebook resource page where the LGBTQI community in sub-Saharan Africa can engage on topics that are relevant to LGBTQI persons in the region such as health, education,...

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Africa's Pride

Femicide: When Personal Liberty is a Pawn of Power-Plays

“Freedom from want, freedom from fear” – it gets personal! August marks Women’s month in South Africa where there is focus on Women’s issues ranging from successes in the workplace, at home and the...

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Africa Liberal Network's Member Party in Ghana Remembers Kofi Annan

He was a global statesman and a deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life for a fairer and more peaceful world. During his distinguished career and leadership of the United...

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KOFI Annan