Chevauchee Foundation Wins Inaugural Africa Liberty Award

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  The winner of the inaugural Africa Liberty Award is the Namibia-based Chevauchee Foundation, for its “Namibia Schools Reading and Debating Societies” program that introduces the ideas of freedom, Austrian economics, and public choice theory to students in high schools and universities across the country. “For as long as there has been a Namibian State, […]

Independent Entrepreneurship Group (Ineng) To Engage South Africa Parliament’s High Level Panel On Legislation

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 Ineng commends South Africa’s Parliament for appointing a High Level Panel with a clear mandate to investigate the impact of legislation Legislation affects entrepreneurs across our country every day. The Panel aims to review legislation to identify laws that require strengthening, review and/or amendments. Ineng will engage with submissions between 16 and 18 August 2016. […]

CDE Executive Director, Ann Bernstein, Speaks On Issues On Inequality And Poverty In South Africa (VIDEO)

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 Executive Director of the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) Ann Bernstein recently appeared on the youth dialogue panel at GIBS in partnership with the Tim Modise Show where she spoke on issues of inequality, poverty and the high youth unemployment rate. Watch the full show below: For 20 years, the Centre for Development and […]

Gambia And Tanzania Have Outlawed Child Marriage

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 Gambia’s President Yayha Jammeh announced that anyone marrying a girl below 18 would be jailed for up to 20 years. In Tanzania, the high court imposed a landmark ruling outlawing marriage under the age of 18 for boys and girls. Some 30% of underage girls are married in The Gambia, while in Tanzania the rate […]

Zimbabwe: Government Shuts Down Social Media Amid Civil Servants Strike

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 Reports from Zimbabwe suggests that the government has shut down social media amid the ongoing strike and mass stay away from duty by a section of civil servants. According to an opposition senator and former Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture, David Coltart; the Robert Mugabe regime is seeking to stifle the truth from […]