Emeka Ezeugo: Why Socialism is More Successful Than Libertarianism

 It is important going into this article to specify how the success mentioned in the title is measured. Success is typically seen as a fulfillment of a function, but if Socialism as a system is measured in this way, then it fails dismally. The form of Socialism I am referring to is not the end-goal […]

Temba Nolutshungu: Big Government And Big Labour: The Unholiest Of Alliances


 Labour unions have played an important economic, political and social role in the transition from apartheid to democracy. When black South Africans were barred from political participation during the apartheid years and the apartheid government explicitly and forcefully denied black South Africans a voice, labour unions effectively assumed a decidedly political role in the broader […]

FMF Media Release: Data Must Stand – At Least Until The Facts Are Known


 The Data Must Fall bandwagon is astounding in having captured public and media indignation without a clear grasp of the underlying facts. Myths have become de facto truths. Consumers’ increasingly insatiable desire for data has been harnessed by partisan interests of business, government and NGOs to the extent that clarity of thought and rational thinking […]

Martin van Staden: South Africa Leaving The ICC Sets A Bad Precedent


 I won’t act like I am a fan of international bodies such as the United Nations, the World Health Organization, or the International Criminal Court (ICC). All these organizations, at some stage in their respective histories, have engaged in some of the most atrocious liberty-violating conduct, especially where it lobbies its member states for policy […]

Linda Kavuka: What Kenya Needs Is Less Number Of Representatives


 The efforts of activists, members of the civil society and freedom fighters in their own right were finally realized in 2010, when Kenya held a referendum and promulgated the Constitution of Kenya 2010. The country had experienced imperial presidency for over two decades and the aim of the constitution, among other reforms was to shift […]

IMANI Launches A Comprehensive Study Of Ghana’s Business Environment From 2011 To 2016


 IMANI in collaboration with the Business Sector Advocacy Challenge Fund (BUSAC) undertook a comprehensive study of Ghana’s business environment from 2011 to 2016. The overarching rationale for this in-depth assessment was mainly to take stock of the shifts in key macroeconomic indicators and how these changes has impacted businesses over the last five years. Clearly, […]

Center for Free Market Enterprise Wins 2016 Smith Student Outreach Award


  Center for Free Market Enterprise are the 2016 Smith Student Outreach award winners. The award was received by CFME Programs Director Mr Pilirani Banda in Miami, Florida, USA. Established in September 2014, CFME was founded by Peter Yakobe and Pilirani Banda young Malawians who are passionate about Economic development of Malawi and Africa as […]

African Students For Liberty Nominated For 2016 Most Outstanding Non-Governmental Organisation


  African Students For Liberty has been nominated for 2016 Most Outstanding Non-Governmental Organisation of the Year in Outstanding Young Achievers Awards 2016. In order to win, vote for ASL here: www.oyamag.com.ng/oyaawards2016 African Students For Liberty provides a platform for African students to generate and share ideas that will lead to a prosperous and liberated […]

West African Regional Conference – A Weekend Of Freedom In Nigeria


 On October 7 through 8, 2016, young people from Nigeria, Kenya, Burundi, Ghana, and USA gathered at hall of  Ibadan Business School for the 2016 ASFL West African Regional Conference. It is the second time ASFL will host the West African Regional Conference after the first one in 2013. This time, participants were required to […]