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

Chofor Che is a columnist with African Liberty

 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 […]

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

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 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 […]

Winners of African Liberty SYPALA 2015 Essay Competition

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 The following people are the winners of the just concluded essay competition organized to award full scholarships to the 2015 Students and Young Professionals African Liberty Academy (SYPALA) in Accra, Ghana. All the winners will be contacted regarding travel arrangements to Ghana. Travel to and from Accra, travel within Accra, feeding and accommodation while […]

Introducing, The Center for Free Market Enterprise: A New Dawn of Liberty In Malawi


 Malawi is a closed economy. The Malawian government dictates prices for goods and services, the value of the currency, and consistently implements subsidies for fertilizer and maize. As a result, many citizens are passive in their efforts to create enjoyable living conditions, waiting for the one true and honest politician to appear and to solve […]

Beyond Tariff: Barriers To Trade In The East African Region – East Africa Policy Centre Releases Report


 Non-tariff barriers within the East Africa region are affecting regional trade, according to a recent study conducted by a regional think-tank. The East Africa Policy Centre, in its study released last month, noted formal and informal trade barriers remain major obstacles to economic growth and social development in the East African Community (EAC). According to […]

Liberia: FPA Snapshots – Lucky Ebola Virus Survivors

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 It wasn't all bad news in Monrovia on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. While residents in West Point were battling with security forces on one part of town, in another portion of the city, twelve persons were being discharged from the Ebola isolation center at the ELWA Holding and Treatment center. The survivors include medical practitioners […]

South Sudanese Demand Government Return

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 By Philip Aleu South Sudanese civil society groups called on the government and opposition Wednesday to engage in meaningful talks to bring peace to South Sudan after the government failed to show up for the negotiations for a sixth day.     "Let them think about the children suffering now in IDP camps, how women […]

Nigeria: Discharged Ebola Patients Warned to Abstain From Sex

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 By Onche Odeh, Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, Yaqoub Popoola, Daniel Abia, Gbenga Faturoti, Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu, and Chibuzor Emejor Lagos, Ado Ekiti, Port Harcourt, Osogbo, Bauchi and Abuja — -Experts say virus can be transmitted through semen -Stop spreading panic message, Ekiti tells doctors     The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) has warned that infected men who […]