Free Market Foundation
Monthly media update - March 2018
FMF monthly update on media releases, policy submissions, articles and more. Please contact Jayne Boccaleone at the FMF media office (below) for more information.
Articles published (may be republished without permission)
Media releases published
Submissions on proposed laws
FAIS: the harbinger of things to come - Robert Vivian & Leon Louw
Khaya Lam (My Home) Land Reform Project
Khaya Lam is an initiative that seeks to reverse the evils of the apartheid system. During apartheid, blacks were prevented from owning property and accessing the financial benefits that full title brought to the white community. For such a system to prevail today across most of South Africa is an anachronism of the past. For this reason, the FMF, together with local authority partners and sponsors, is working towards creating a blueprint which can be extended across the whole country to get rid of an apartheid legacy and create property owning communities who can decide for themselves how, when, and why to sell, transfer or hold onto their own property.
FMF cartoon (free to use)
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Publish date: 29 March 2018
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