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Minister Gigaba – reduce spending and taxes to create jobs

 12 Feb 18
On 21 February, Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, will present his annual budget speech before Parliament.…

Media release: SAA’s own new CEO inadvertently tolls airline’s death knell

 18 Jan 18
New CEO Vuyani Jurana has made a strong case to wind up SAA. In a presentation to Parliament's standing committee on finance late last year,…

Competition Commission supposedly saves South Africans

28 Sep 17   Chris Hattingh
The South African government is bent on saving defenceless South Africans yet again.…

Media release: Twin Peaks now law – a sad day for SA’s financial services consumers

22 Aug 17  
The controversial “Twin Peaks” regulatory system is now law with the signing of the Financial Sector Regulation Act by President Zuma on 21 August 2017 and it is a sad day for consumers of financial services and for SA’s economy.…

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)

17 Aug 17  
Any inventor needs assurances that their ideas, once put into the public domain to be capitalised upon, will receive adequate protection.…

LETTER: Hands off money supply

04 Aug 17   Jasson Urbach
The public protector’s call for a constitutional amendment to bring an end to inflation targeting is confused and confusing.…

Media release: For radical economic transformation in energy, adopt the 1998 White Paper

26 May 17   FMF Media Release
In almost every sector of the South African economy, radical economic transformation (RET) is urgently required.…

Media release: ANC Conference must adopt real radical economic transformation – not more of the same paternal statism

16 May 17  
Radical economic transformation (RET) is President Zuma and the ANC’s current and dominant mantra, but few outside government understand what this really means.…

Higher economic freedom lifts up the poor

09 May 17   Jasson Urbach
OXFAM’S motto is “the power of people against poverty”.…