Africa Blog

December 3, 2017

Africa: November 2017 Update

Over 300 Students gathered at first ever SFL conference in Francophone Africa!  The past few months have been pretty busy with our Regional Conferences, and with large number of attendees. Last November […]
November 30, 2017

SFL Great Lakes Conference Signals a Promising Future For Freedom In Francophone Africa

  For two days, between November 22 & 23, students from Burundi, Rwanda and Congo gathered at the French Institute of Burundi in Bujumbura, Burundi for the first ever Students For Liberty […]
November 17, 2017

West African SFL Conference Challenges Perception of LGBT Rights In Nigeria

 This year’s West African Regional Conference (WARC) held on the 27th of October gathered 358 participants. As Olumayowa Okediran noted, “The most exciting thing about this is not the number of attendees, […]
November 13, 2017

Why the Tanzania Students for Liberty Conference Was a Huge Success

On the 4-5th of November, Tanzania Students for Liberty and Liberty Sparks held the second Tanzanian Students For Liberty Regional Conference and Students for Liberty Leadership Training in Tanzania. Both events gathered […]
November 13, 2017

Spreading the Message Of Liberty In Africa

Being the text of the speech presented by SFL’s African Programs Manager, Linda Kavuka at 2017 Atlas Network’s Liberty Forum in New York. When my close friend Chukwuemeka Ezeugo asked me to […]
November 10, 2017

AFRICA: OCTOBER 2017 UPDATE

ASFL Liberty Symposium at the University of Education, Winneba, Ghana On October 6, ASFL in collaboration with Political Science Students Association, & Social Studies Students Association held a Liberty Symposium at the […]
November 3, 2017

Objectivism Made Easy

Still basking in the excitement of completing an SFL Academy course? Confident you now understand the guiding principles of a free society? Don’t get too comfortable! We’re adding new SFL Academy courses […]
October 25, 2017

Could the PEBEC be a Game Changer for Entrepreneurship in Nigeria?

By Stephen Oyedemi October 25, 2017 In 2016, when the PEBEC – Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council was launched, there was little hope as to whether its ambitious mission will be achieved […]
October 19, 2017

BE FREE! EXPRESS YOURSELF

What is free expression? A lot more than we commonly think. It’s a street artist creating a mural, it’s a political dissenter speaking truth to power, it’s the feeling you have when […]
October 14, 2017

Criminalizing Opposition Comments in Nigeria is Against Freedom of Speech

By Bola-Ige Alabi-Efeshodiamhe October 14, 2017 With hammer and tongs, the Federal Government of Nigeria is about to criminalize opposition comments in all media platforms in a coined word termed as “hate […]
October 13, 2017

Nigeria’s Growing Debts Will Sabotage Our Future Prosperity

By Stephen Oyedemi October 13, 2017 Over the last few years, Nigeria has consistently passed and implemented budgets with huge deficits. The recurrent expenditure component of the national budget increased from N316bn […]
October 11, 2017

Socialism and African Culture: An Arts Explanatory

By Ally Martinez October 11, 2017 Socialism has mistakenly become pivotal in the discourse around social cohesion surrounding African peoples. Furthermore, it has been deemed a characteristic intrinsic to African culture. However, […]