While much has been written about the advent of the black middle class (however difficult it may be to define) since 1994, not much attention has been paid to how South Africa’s vulnerable middle class or working class may have …Continue reading
Reports of alleged corruption plaguing the Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS) – one of the vehicles being touted to administer the National Health Insurance (NHI) – should not come as a surprise. The Free Market Foundation (FMF) notes with concern …Continue reading
I have said and written much about the Expropriation Bill of 2020, which will likely become the Expropriation Act of 2021 sometime this year. In this article I would like to focus on one particularly troubling aspect of the proposed …Continue reading
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…