Digital Freedom: A Fundamental Human Right, Not a Priviledge.

One of the striking features of liberal democracies is freedom of expression; it is legitimately guaranteed as a fundamental human right. This right can be expressed through the ballot to select leaders for the governance of state, public and private…

Mental Health after Ebola: The Case of Sierra Leone

The grave socio-economic effect of the Ebola virus on Sierra Leone does not receive the attention it needs. Sierra Leone, one of West African states severely affected by the Ebola virus, was declared Ebola free following 42 days of no…

What to do Against Declining Party Membership

Even though political parties are seen as central to the modern democratic system, there has been a downward trend of political party membership globally – particularly in Europe, as “Parties are struggling to hold on to their membership organisations as…

Ghana’s Penitentiary System: Challenges and Solutions

In this series of articles, members of the executive of Africa Liberal Youth explain what they believe to be the most pressing political and social issues facing young people in Africa. Even though the success of a country’s penitentiary system is a factor…