Perspectives on Food Security in Africa

The human body must obtain nutrients from food as we require around fifty nutrients for development and cells repair. Food security is an increasing challenge for African countries as we noticed recent interruptions to food supply-chains caused by prices fluctuation…

IFLRY Online Meeting on Ghana

IFLRY will hold its 43rd General Assembly in Accra, Ghana in the beginning of March. Leading up to that we wanted to organise an IFLRY Online meeting on Ghana. Ghana is a remarkable country, being referred to as an “island…

Africa Liberal Youth Has Meeting and Social Media Workshop in Johannesburg

The Rainbow Nation is known for its historic relevance. But Johannesburg stands out as soon as South Africa is mentioned. People are sometimes confused as to whether Joburg or Pretoria is the Capital of South Africa. Indeed, this was a…

A Critical Time for Zambia – Luke Akal

Following its 12th Annual General Assembly in Johannesburg, South Africa, the African Liberal Network (ALN) has grown to become the largest network of political parties in Africa. Indicative of Africa’s strong need for and demand of liberal democratic parties, the…

Women’s rights are a global challenge – Samira Rafaela

During a training course in Nairobi last year I was once again reminded of the importance of women’s rights and global education. Last November the Council of Europe organized the 11th Africa-Europe training course for youth organizations in dynamic Nairobi,…

Making Mandela’s Rainbow Nation A Reality – Bobby Dean

It’s Sunday night and I’m settling in to sleep in a familiar place – a plane seat. I don’t have ‘wanderlust’ – whatever that discomforting hipsterised term means – but my involvement in international issues has put me on a…

Making Mandela’s Rainbow Nation A Reality (Part One) – Bobby Dean

In this two-part special, IFLRY Vice President Bobby Dean recounts his recent visit to South Africa. The first part below focuses on his week with the Africa Liberal Network and the Democratic Alliance. It’s Sunday night and I’m settling in…