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WhatsApp stokvels: Liberalise informal banking sector to fuel growth

 17 Jul 20
WhatsApp stokvels: Liberalise informal banking sector to fuel growth…

Radical deregulation and liberalisation to lower data prices: Lock-down ICASA

 17 Jul 20
Radical deregulation and liberalisation to lower data prices: Lock-down ICASA…

Radical economic transformation to end poverty by being radically rational

08 Jul 20   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
South Africans are entering a period of hardship like none we have seen before.…

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…

Government stimulus has not worked, let's try something else

19 Jun 20   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
Government stimulus has not worked, let's try something else…

Covid-19 is no excuse for spendthrift policies

26 Mar 20   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
Global financial markets continue to be hit hard by the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.…

We need less, not more, government intervention in the economy

29 Jan 20   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
Government intervention in the economy simply does not work. It is a mystery, then, why so many otherwise intelligent people keep calling for more of the same.…

Economic freedom in South Africa continues to stagnate

03 Oct 19   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
The latest report of the Fraser Institute’s Economic Freedom of the World (EFW) has just been released and South Africa continues to lag behind the rest of the world.…

The simple reason why a state bank is unnecessary

25 Sep 19   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
There’s nothing about South Africa that makes it impossible to start a successful business here. Nothing that is, except the government.…

The importance of letting companies (like SOEs) fail

30 Aug 19   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
South Africa’s state-owned enterprises are the likely reason why government will go bankrupt.…

The government doesn’t own you: The immoral premise of the NHI

28 Aug 19   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
Following the discussions about the NHI (National Health Insurance), I am struck by how little regard is given to self-ownership.…

Impartial courts for economic prosperity

14 Aug 19   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
The 2014 Rule of Law Index report has this to say about the importance of the rule of law to a country’s business environment:…