The Free Market Foundation (FMF) is heartened by recent press reports of the Venezuelan government relaxing its controls over the economy. This comes after the government of Zimbabwe also in recent years signaled its intention to open up for business …Continue reading
Numerous countries have committed themselves to promote the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls by ratifying international human rights treaties. These include the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and the Convention on the Rights of …Continue reading
After President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan of Nigeria lost his re-election bid in 2015, the world held her breath. An incumbent had never lost an election before then. Chaos was prophesied; doom was promised. But President Goodluck upon learning of his …Continue reading
Africa’s quest to foster pan-Africanism and integration through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could be futile unless deliberate steps are made to guarantee peace and security on the continent.
Africa is largely fragmented ethnically and is home to…
Somalia’s attempts to achieve political stability has been a Sisyphean task. Driving this never-ending political crisis is a set of highly polarizing and pervasive political fault lines that make Somalia vulnerable to internal civil crises and influence from external actors. …Continue reading
Advocates of increased government meddling in private and commercial affairs often point to the South African Constitution as a justification for the politicization of everything. But this is an incorrect way to read our highest law, which at its core …Continue reading
Until recently, public universities in Nigeria were on strike. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on the 23rd of March 2020 downed their tools and forced students to go back home.
It is ingrained in every student in public …Continue reading