FMF Newsletter - New labelling laws will make food inflation WORSE

17 May 2023

New labelling laws will make food inflation WORSE

The FMF's David Ansara and Zakhele Mthembu argue that South Africa's proposed food labeling rules may harm consumer rights and inflate prices. They suggest policies promoting transparency and affordability instead.


COVID Policy vs SAโ€™s Constitution

Mukundi Budeli unpacks a recent case between Kgomotso Tshatshu and Baroque Medical proving that Covid-19 restrictions were ineffective, unconstitutional, and disregarded basic human rights. Read the article here.

Allow employees to negotiate

SA is facing both an unemployment and a power crisis. Mpiyakhe Dhlamini argues that the root of the crisis is government interference in the labour market. Read here.

Trade and AfCFTA

The AfCFTA aims to promote trade in Africa but it it's still subject to intervention from third parties. Zakhele Mthembu calls for the full liberalisation of tariffs. Read here.


What South Africans Think

Frans Cronje

Frans Cronje will speak at our May event on key issues in South African politics, including government performance, upcoming elections, voter engagement, energy policy, and citizens' priorities. Join us for an informative and engaging discussion.

  • What South Africans think about the performance of the government
  • Can the ANC retain its majority in 2024?
  • Can the DA remain the official opposition?
  • Do South Africans care about voting?
  • How has loadshedding shaped public opinion towards South Africa's energy policy choices?
  • What do ordinary people say they want the government to focus on?

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Date:               25 May 2023

โฐ Time:              17h30 to 18h00 โ€“ Registration, cheese & wine
                             18h00 to 19h00 โ€“ Presentation & discussion

๐Ÿ“ Venue:            Building 5, Bryanston Gate, 170 Curzon Road, Bryanston.
                             See directions here.

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Entry fee:       R50 per person (cash only) at door. Media free.

โš ๏ธ Note:              Event can be attended in person OR via YouTube
Please RSVP below if you plan to join us in person (for catering purposes)

Contact us: +27 11 884 0270 |

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