ASUU, the Government and Tertiary Education in Nigeria: The Way Forward by Ashton Dagana

 Since 1999, successive governments have at least two things in common; ASUU and strikes. ASUU strikes. The ASUU strikes always follow the same pattern; initial noise about a possible ASUU strike, a warning strike, government ignores ASUU all along, the public isn’t particularly interested, ASUU goes on long strike, everyone gets interested, government and ASUU […]

New South African Airways bailout package shows government is not committed to transformation

 With low economic growth prospects, ever-increasing unemployment and destitution, government appears to be more concerned with the useless prestige and status that comes with our national airline, than the wellbeing of the South African people. In mid-July, EWN reported finance minister Malusi Gigaba saying that “too much money has been invested in cash-strapped South African […]

South African Airways – High cost of flying the flag and keeping a fossil in the skies

 A terrifying flock of pterodactyls — gigantic dinosaur-era flying reptiles long presumed extinct — was spotted in our skies last week. Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba reassured us that there was nothing to fear. His incoherent explanation intimated that because junk status places us so near the bottom, we have no downside risk and his bankrupt […]

VIDEO: South Africa’s failing economy and life after the downgrade by Russell Lamberti

 South Africa is in the ever-tightening grip of a neo-Marxist state with key economic nodes and policy being run and directed by an anti-business, anti-free market, crony-authoritarian cabal of Leftists. They claim that the ‘Developmental State’ model of their Leninesque National Democratic Revolution will lead to rapid and shared economic growth and development. But after […]

African Students For Liberty Helps Educate Tomorrow’s Leaders In Burundi

 Burundi, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo all have a similar history of suppressive governments. The political leaders of the region do not allow the population to express themselves or work freely. Economic freedom and individual liberty are crucial in order for the African Great Lakes region to achieve prosperity. African Students for Liberty (ASFL), […]

Why elections matter for democracy in Africa. The cases of Kenya and Rwanda

  Sarah Logan, International Growth Centre Critical elections are being held in Rwanda and Kenya. In Rwanda, the incumbent Paul Kagame will face Frank Habineza, of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda and independent candidate Philippe Mpanyimana. In Kenya, Raila Odinga, representing an umbrella opposition party, the National Super Alliance, will challenge incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta […]