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Mboweni’s national budget shows folly of a command economy

 10 Jul 20
This, to some extent, is unavoidable due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but we need to be careful because we face very high economic risks. The Minister did, however, put numbers to these expectations.…


Media release: Free Market Foundation concerned about deterioration of freedom in Hong Kong

03 Jul 20  
Media release: Free Market Foundation concerned about deterioration of freedom in Hong Kong…

Gordhan vs Mboweni: The stage is set for the ultimate political showdown

01 Jul 20   Jacques Jonker
The plan, however, is more of a pipe dream than anything else. The political drama about to unfold would be majestic to behold if it were playing out on television. Unfortunately, this is all but fiction.…

Structural reform is necessary to repay the costs of the lockdown

26 Jun 20   Sindile Vabaza
Structural reform is necessary to repay the costs of the lockdown…

Media release: Emergency Budget: Half of all revenue will go to public sector workers for "the important work (they) do"

25 Jun 20  
Emergency Budget: Half of all revenue will go to public sector workers for "the important work (they) do"…

High data prices? Don’t blame Vodacom and MTN

24 Jun 20   Martin van Staden
High data prices? Don’t blame Vodacom and MTN…

Media release: Minister Tito Mboweni needs to go further than mere zero-based budgeting

23 Jun 20  
Minister Tito Mboweni needs to go further than mere zero-based budgeting…

Zero-based and cash budgeting should both be adopted by government

23 Jun 20   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
Zero-based and cash budgeting should both be adopted by government…

From housing to education, this is what SAA's restructuring could buy for South Africans

18 Jun 20   Jacques Jonker
From housing to education, this is what SAA's restructuring could buy for South Africans…

The moral case for inheritance: Responding to Professor Pierre de Vos

17 Jun 20   Jacques Jonker
The moral case for inheritance: Responding to Professor Pierre de Vos…

A plea to free everyone and end lockdown

09 Jun 20   Eustace Davie
A plea to free everyone and end lockdown…

Steps necessary to revitalise and create long term growth in the South African economy

05 Jun 20   Rob Jeffrey
Steps necessary to revitalise and create long term growth in the South African economy…

South Africa's lockdown is especially severe

01 Jun 20   Chris Hattingh
South Africa's lockdown is especially severe…

Letter: Tax Freedom Day and a government with total say

29 May 20   Garth Zietsman
Letter: Tax Freedom Day and a government with total say…

COVID-19 lockdown is exacerbating SA's economic woes

27 May 20   Chris Hattingh
COVID-19 lockdown is exacerbating SA's economic woes…

Variety is life, beware of the uniformity emerging from the pandemic

22 May 20   James Peron
Variety is life, beware of the uniformity emerging from the pandemic…

End lockdown - Free our children and grandchildren!

21 May 20   Eustace Davie
End lockdown - Free our children and grandchildren…

Lockdown in Africa – is the treatment worse than the disease?

Lockdown in Africa – is the treatment worse than the disease?…

'Flattening the curve' was intended for the virus, not the economy

13 May 20   Chris Hattingh
'Flattening the curve' was intended for the virus, not the economy…

A wealth tax is not the kind of structural reform SA needs

11 May 20   Chris Hattingh
A wealth tax is not the kind of structural reform SA needs…

Media release: Informal traders gather in defiance of Lockdown ahead of civil disobedience campaign.

10 May 20  
Media release: Informal traders gather in defiance of Lockdown ahead of civil disobedience campaign.…