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Living in a country where only 7% of the population are graduates, it is embarrassing for a government to admit that they cannot help further educate and empower the rest of the population.
When a product is increasingly inaccessible and …Continue reading
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
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
“The Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act, ULTRA, is arguably South Africa’s most important law, yet very few know about it. If the ULTRA Amendment Bill now before Parliament is enacted, it will cause the biggest expropriation without compensation ever, …Continue reading
Yet again the government is failing to grasp an opportunity to redistribute state-owned land to landless black citizens on a full freehold title. Instead, it is “allowing” them to farm-state land on a 30-year lease, and only then, will an …Continue reading
Blaming the Constitution for government failure to act on land reform is absurd, yet, this is exactly what the Section 25 Amendment Bill is doing. Government has failed – not the Constitution. Until this is recognised, no Amendment Bill will …Continue reading
In 2000, South Africa was ranked at 58th in the Fraser Institute’s Economic Freedom of the World (EFW) report. In the 2020 edition, South Africa’s ranking was 90th, out of 162 countries and territories. The steady decline of the country’s …Continue reading
South Africa ranks 90th out of 162 countries and territories included in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2020 Annual Report, released today by the Free Market Foundation in conjunction with Canada’s Fraser Institute.
Last year, South Africa ranked …Continue reading