Delegates from 24 liberal political parties from 19 African countries are gathered today in Cape Town for the launch of the African Liberal Network. The Democratic Alliance is hosting the two-day conference, which has attracted politicians from countries including Burundi, Senegal, Morocco, Kenya, Seychelles, Malawi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea and Mozambique, according to Sapa. The ALN "aims to promote liberal democratic objectives and principles throughout the continent". Read more: Sapa, via TimesLive
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