Egypt and Israel sign $15 billion natural gas deal

 Israel has signed a multi-billion-dollar deal with Egypt to supply natural gas to the northeast African country over a span of ten years. Israeli energy company Delek Drilling and its US partner, Noble Energy, announced on Monday that they had signed a gas deal worth $15 billion with Egypt to supply a total of 64 […]

Revive the economy, create jobs and fight corruption… South Africa’s new president is making promises

 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged to revive a flagging economy, restore investor confidence, create millions of new jobs and crack down on the corruption that damaged the country under the rule of his predecessor, Jacob Zuma. “We should put behind us the era of diminishing trust in public institutions and weakened confidence in leaders,” […]

ASFL Leaders Receive International Nominations

 This month, two African Students For Liberty leaders received international nominations – this as a result  of their incredible efforts in their communities. Aimable Manirakiza, ASFL East African Regional Director was nominated for the second consecutive year as SFL Student of the Year. Aimable founded SFL Burundi two years ago, and despite the extreme difficulty and obstacles to […]

LibertyCon 2018 Awards Nominations (FULL LIST)

 Students For Liberty is pleased to announce the finalists for Student, Group, and Event of the Year. Finalists were selected based on nominations from Executive Boards, Regional Directors, and Staff. The winner will be selected based on voting from all SFL leaders. Voting must be completed by February 19, 2018. And the nominees are. . […]

Meet Students For Liberty Morocco

 On the 24th of January 2018, Students for Liberty Morocco held their first event at the Arab Center for Scientific Research and Humane Studies in Rabat signifying the establishment of their group within the Students for Liberty network. The idea was first brought to life by a bunch of students of Ibn Tofail University in […]

Apply to attend ASFL leadership forum in Malawi. Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria

  Undergraduate students, recent graduates and young professionals can now apply to attend any of 2018 ASFL Leadership Fora across the continent holding from February to March 2018. ASFL Leadership Fora are avenues to introduce new students to classical liberal ideas, meet and network with other pro-liberty student leaders, learn about what it takes to be […]

Ethiopia’s prime minister resigns amid pressure to end protests

 Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has submitted his letter of resignation as the country’s ruling coalition tries to make reforms in a bid to end years of anti-government protests. “Unrest and a political crisis have led to the loss of lives and displacement of many,” Hailemariam said in a televised address. “I see my resignation […]

Nigeria’s planned $2.5 billlion Eurobond to help lower government cost

 A proposed $2.5 billion Eurobond to refinance some of Nigeria’s treasury bill portfolio will not increase its overall debt stock but will help lower cost, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Friday. Proceeds from the bond sale would be converted to naira and used to redeem a more expensive local debt, thereby improving the […]

South Africa declares drought a national disaster

 The flow of running water in the port city of 4 million has been affected by a wider pattern of climate change seen around the country including the Western Cape, where Cape Town is located, the Northern Cape and Eastern Cape provinces. Supplies have yet to recover from an El Nino-triggered drought two years ago, […]

Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa’s president

 Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s embattled and controversial president, has announced his resignation in a televised address to the nation. “I have to come to decision to resign with immediate effect,” he said late on Wednesday in Pretoria. Zuma’s resignation followed weeks of intense public pressure to step down amid longstanding corruption allegations. The ruling African National […]