FMF NEWSLETTER 19 November 2020

FMF NEWSLETTER 19 November 2020   
FMF update  

The FMF has been hard at work researching the impact of the lockdown, especially the impact of regulations on poorer South Africans. Read our report on work done here.

New FMF article  

Why SA should reform indigenous common law for the modern era – Mpiyakhe Dhlamini

Any society that restricts the economic participation of half of its members is doomed to failure, and women make up roughly half of the population in any society.
Regression studies reveal that equality before the law is second only to inflation in terms of its contribution to GDP per capita growth.
One of the tentative hypotheses I have drawn from this is that the differences between men and women are one of the strengths of any society.
To read further, please click here.

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 - 1030 - 1200
e-Briefing / Webinar
Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act (ULTRA) amendment will have disastrous unintended consequences
Speaker: Leon Louw | President | Free Market Foundation
This e-Briefing will be live-streamed via FMF's YouTube channel ( and Facebook page (

Latest Free Marketeers episodes (listen, subscribe, share)  

Translating economic freedom into policy
FMF showcase - Atlas Network Liberty Forum & Dinner
Radical steps South Africa must take for future prosperity

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NEW research report from the Fraser Institute  

Comparing Performance of Universal Health Care Countries, 2020

FMF in the media  

FMF article – In keeping SAA, government shows where its priorities lie Chris Hattingh

Khaya Lam video Clanwilliam title deed ceremony

Khaya Lam media release  Personal touch in the presentation of title deeds in Pniel - FMF’s Khaya Lam and Stellenbosch Municipality

Quarterly Review: July 2020 – September 2020
Media Digest & Cuttings October 2020 for all media coverage

Worth readings  

Medium-term budget policy puts paid to Cyril Ramaphosa’s big recovery plans
The economic cost of Cuban socialism
Gauteng ICU field hospitals: Suspensions, shenanigans and unanswered questions


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