Nigeria, three other African countries host ASFL conferences

Students in a university campus used to illustrate the story
Students in a university campus used to illustrate the story

Four African countries have been slated to host the 2018 African Students for Liberty (ASFL) regional conferences.

The conference, an annual event, is aimed at bringing together students and young leaders in the continent, a statement by ASFL noted.

It will hold in Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi between July and December. A host of international speakers are expected to grace the event between this period.

“ASFL Regional Conferences are events held to introduce new students to the ideas of freedom and provide a forum in which students already dedicated to liberty can become effective leaders.

“They serve as a combination of pep rally, debate forum, lecture hall, strategy room, and networking session for students interested in the principles of human and economic freedom. And it’s a weekend of fun and meeting with young leaders from all walks of life and as well as making new friends,” the statement said.

ASFL noted that the conference in each country will touch on topical issues affecting the host nation or region.

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“We have privacy issues and affront on the press in Kenya; Codeine ban, rice imports ban, death penalty for hate speech offenders – all by Nigerian government; Continental Free Trade agreement signed recently in Kigali by African nations; Industrialization agenda and leadership crisis in Tanzania and many more shall make up the discussions at this year’s conferences.”

Application for the conference is free and available at the organisation’s website.

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