Looking Forward to the Moment when You Return 期待着你回来的那一刻 – A touching story on China and the crack down on Civil Liberty


As China continues its crackdown on reform-minded scholars and civil liberties, the wife of yet another detained member of the respected Beijing-based think tank, Transition Institute, has spoken out in an open letter circulated online. Reaching out to her husband, Huang Kaiping, in the only way she now can, Zhou Qinghui recounts in vivid voice […]

The Debris of the Berlin Wall Litters Africa


Few can agree on why the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago. However, the recent suspension of the Burkinabe constitution and the takeover of government by the army well demonstrates that its debris remain in Africa, where ideological proxy wars are ongoing. The 27 – year rule of Blaise Campaore, Africa’s fifth longest- serving president […]

Economic Freedom Index: An African Perspective


The Eastern Africa Policy Centre (EAPC) is a new regional think-tank that seeks to promote and disseminate Free Market ideas and the philosophy of Liberty within the Eastern African region. The immediate goal of the Centre is to educate, promote and spark debate on and around the importance of individual liberty and Free Market ideas, […]

Namibia: The Time to Act Is Now


EDITORIAL It is really invigorating to read the comments of the South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, and Namibian Minister of Foreign Affairs Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, who this week correctly highlighted the need to 'work harder and implement' the myriad agreements Namibia and South Africa have chalked up since 1994. At 52 […]