Chofor Che is a columnist with African Liberty

Chofor Che: Primary education without government coercion; The case of Cameroon

 On Thursday the 20th of August 2015, the government of Cameroon closed down over 250 so called clandestine primary schools. This government measure also included the closing down of some Muslim religious institutions which the government claimed were operating without authorization.   According to a report by Africa 24 aired on television on Sunday the 23rd […]

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Ghana Hosts 9th Students & Young Professionals Academy (SYPALA 2015)

 The Students and Young Professionals African Liberty Academy (SYPALA) is the educational wing of the globally respected Ghana-based think tank, IMANI Center for Policy and Education.  SYPALA was started in Ghana in 2007 and has since been held in five African Universities in five countries. This year’s seminar will be held in Ghana, specifically at […]


Olaoluwa Rasheed is the CEO of Nigeria's Bank of Industry, supporting SMEs with loans

Ahmed Williams: The Travails of Small and Medium Enterprise Ownership in Nigeria

 A recent World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index showcased how frustrating it is to own and operate a small and medium enterprise business in Nigeria in the 2015 Doing Business Index. The relative link between SME’s, economic growth and poverty alleviation cannot be overstated with regards to enhancing a robust economy. Thus, one important […]

Benue State prides itself as the food basket of the nation

Adagboyi Damian: Privatization Or Cronyism? The Case Of Benue State

 The relevance of public infrastructure has been a debatable issue in Nigeria since independence, owing to the growing demand on governments to provide rapid social development and economic growth. As a result, both past and present governments have expended huge financial resources on these infrastructures through annual subventions to the public enterprise sector. Nevertheless, a […]