How Poor Countries Pay for the EU’s Agricultural Policy

EU agricultural subsidies are not just expensive and distort the internal market, they also have far-reaching effects on developing countries. How do African farmers feel about the fact that the EU subsidises its farmers and exports their products to Africa?…

African Leaders Attend More Summits in Europe than Among Themselves on the Continent

Every nation has friends and Africa’s dependency on foreign direct investment and aid depict the need to create more economic allies to sustain its democratic institutions and support for incumbency. Bilateral or multilateral agreements are of great importance to supporting…

Human Rights Day: Respect Youth Rights

Today 10th December 2018 marks 70 years after the United Nations declared the universal declaration of Human Rights. The Africa Liberal Youth (ALY) joins the word in celebration of this important declaration. Human rights are inherent and should not be…

Will “Mnangagwanism” replace “Mugabetarianism’’?

The 37 year old Baobab government, led by the Marxist-Leninist Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), was cut off last year in a deal to allow for a transition of power to Mugabe’s long-time ally, Emmerson Mnangagwa. The…

The 10 Most Liberal Countries in Africa

While the popular perception about African nations may be that they are home to various warring ethnicities and communities that are deeply steeped in age-old customs, traditions and beliefs, things have been taking a turn for the liberal for quite…

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…

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…