Laura’s Blog: #1 Getting Ready to Move to Cape Town

Meet Laura Fagerlund. Laura is a Vice President of IFLRY and a Council member of the Swedish Youth of Finland. In a few days, she will move to South Africa for an internship with the Democratic Alliance. Laura will be…

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…

IFLRY Online Meeting on South Africa

IFLRY Online is IFLRY’s new initiative to allow liberals from all over the world to interact with each other more online.  In that spirit, IFLRY Vice President Nickolas Pagonakis is organising regular online seminars, in which different people in the…

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

In Part One IFLRY Vice President Bobby Dean recounted his time with young politicians in Cape Town, South Africa. In this part two, he has travelled across the country to the poorer rural communities to witness the work of Restless Development’s…

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…