Reincarnation of the Painful Past: Disguised as Freedom

Sad in all this, is that whilst we have always known the power of the military in the politics of the country, we now know that no one can rule Zimbabwe without the support of the military and...

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Human Rights Week in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, in partnership with Ciné Connexion and with the support of the General Directorate of Ivorians Abroad and the International Organisation for Migration...

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Good Governance - A Key to Prosperity

The executive committee of Liberal International (LI) (INSERT LINK) met in Johannesburg, South Africa on 28/29 October 2017. Professor Karl-Heinz Paqué, deputy chairman of the Foundation and LI vice-...

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The State of Freedom in Africa - Freedom Speech

Allow me to start by expressing my deep gratitude and thanks to the Africa Regional Office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom for extending invitation to me to talk about the State of...

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Breaking Free! Freedom Speech and Award Ceremony 2017

Breaking Free - Under this motto, the annual Africa Freedom Speech and Award Ceremony of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom was held in Johannesburg on Friday, 27 October 2017. This year's...

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Freedom of Expression and Digital Rights Under Attack

Zimbabwe’s economy continues to tumble down the abyss with a budget deficit of more than USD$1.2 billion, spontaneous price hikes, basic commodity and fuel shortages, jobs crisis,  a biting cash...

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How Authoritarian Electoral Democracies Thrive - Zimbabwe

Since the year 2000, Zimbabwe’s elections have been openly disputed. Disappointingly, unlike in Kenya this year, no court in Zimbabwe has ever concurred with the opposition’s concerns and its...

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The 8th Training Session in International Migration & Human Rights - West Africa

The human being has always been exemplified by an ardent desire to move freely. This right to leave a point A and to choose a point B as a destination in all tranquility is governed by international...

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Challenges to Democracy in Africa [August 2016]

The aim of the FNF sub-Saharan Africa country gathering in Johannesburg was to discuss some of the challenges against democracy on the continent. This included analysing challenges facing fair and...

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Start Up Africa - Bonn, Germany 12 September

"Africa should not be classified as a continent of crises but as a continent that provides multiple opportunities. Together with our African partners we will explore the potentials of a paradigm...

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