Improving the Chances for Start Ups in the Ivory Coast

Poverty rates there are 46%, rates of business bankruptcy and unemployment very high, the informal sector represents most of the economy and young people desperately look to public jobs for illusory security. Independent think tank Audace Institut Afrique (AIA), understands that it is the private sector which allows the public […]

Longer Term Outcomes in Ghana

Peter Bismark was a teacher looking for a better future for Ghana.  In 2016 he was given a copy of the CD Ideas for a Free Society at an Africa Liberty Camp. He said he was naïve about the ideas even after the camp until he read The Law by […]

Promoting Freedom & Peace in South Sudan

Students for Liberty & Entrepreneurship is in South Sudan which is 185th out of 190 in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index. Poor security there makes travel very dangerous. In 2020 SOLE had to abandon face to face activities due to covid and online activities are limited by […]

A Breakthrough into the Universities in Tanzania

In 2020 free market think tank Liberty Sparks first published classical liberal books in Swahili which is widely spoken in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. The books were Adam Smith: A Primer and an Introduction to Capitalism by Eamonn Butler and published by the IEA.  Dissemination was […]

Courses in Entrepreneurship and Economics for Ugandan High Schools

After months of planning in 2020 it was not until March 1st, 2021, that students were introduced to their new book, Entrepreneurship & Economics. The purpose of the project was to replace what had been a non-existent or even incorrect teaching of these subjects with lessons that develop an understanding […]

Improving the Environment for Enterprise in Burundi

Burundi is 166th out of 190 in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business 2020 improving that ranking is high on the agenda of the Centre for Development & Enterprise: Burundi.  They are second to none in promoting a better understanding of the problems that beset would be entrepreneurs in […]

Liberty Sparks Promoting Freedom in Tanzania

NFS supported Liberty Sparks programs in 2020 including the translation and publishing of 2 primer type classical liberal books, a webinar series, a student essay competition, journalist training, a conference and a six series radio programme 2 books were translated, published and disseminated.  1400 copies printed. 2000 CDs were printed […]

Toleration, Freedom and Peace in Boko Haram Country

Global African Christians for Liberty organized this workshop in Maiduguri in the North East of Nigeria where the terrorist group Boko Haram is very active.  This is a jihadist terrorist group which is particularly brutal and make normal life extremely difficult and any escape from poverty impossible. The purpose was […]

Francophone Africa and the Literature of Liberty

The CD was also the first access Aimable Manirakiza had to texts that covered the concept of a free society but this time in French.   In 2015 as a student activist desperate for a better life in Burundi he travelled for four days to get to a Students for Liberty […]

An Introduction to Free Society Values in D.R.Congo

Bindu Espoire from the D.R.Congo was inspired by the text of Foundations of a Free Society on the French edition of the CD ‘Ideas for a Free Society’, which he was given when first in contact with Students for Liberty. He became involved in the Burundi chapter of Students for […]