Property rights a heated topic at land expropriation summit

2018-12-05 18:38

As Parliament voted to adopt a recommendation on land expropriation without compensation, civil organisations, businesses and political parties vowed to fight for property rights to the very end.

SAA CEO takes R100 000 bet on national carrier's future

2018-06-05 05:45

South African Airways CEO Vuyani Jarana announced he is taking up a R100 000 challenge on his ability to make the state-owned airline profitable in three years.

Is wealth inequality a problem?

2017-10-19 06:01

Wealth creation is a moral process because it is up to each one of us to use our minds to survive and thrive in this world, says Chris Hattingh.

Why SA celebrates Tax Freedom Day six weeks later than in 1994

2017-05-25 07:19

Today May 25 is Tax Freedom Day – the date on which South Africans will have earned enough to pay all the taxes levied by government.

7 ways to achieve radical economic transformation

2017-05-09 06:00

The Free Market Foundation has supported President Jacob Zuma’s call for radical economic transformation and highlights seven ways in which the economy should be changed.

Government must give state property to the poor - analyst

2017-03-24 05:02

Rather than distribute government property to the people, the political class continues to engage in racial demagoguery on the issue, says Martin van Staden.

Eustace Davie: Can South Africa fix its schooling crisis?

2016-12-26 11:31

Is there a bigger problem in South Africa than the schooling system? If education could be improved, millions could lift themselves and others in their family networks out of poverty.

Red tape, minimum wage strangle economy - FMF

2016-03-21 16:24

The government must take a serious look at the red tape curtailing the financial services sector - the lifeblood of the economy, urges the Free Market Foundation.

Metal wage agreement death for SMEs - FMF

2014-07-31 17:25

The wage agreement in the metals and engineering sector is the death knell for small businesses, says the Free Market Foundation.


No disaster coming, says Nafcoc leader on land expropriation

2018-11-20 20:10

There is "no disaster" coming, and redistributing land will not make it valueless, says Nafcoc president Lawrence Mavundla.

Minimum wage opposes right to work - Free Market Foundation

2017-12-29 06:00

People should not oppose the right to work by proposing "cost-raising measures" like a national minimum wage, says the executive director of the Free Market Foundation.

SAA bailout scramble: Why the rush, asks FMF

2017-09-21 17:52

Could protecting SOE debt of about R434.1bn be the reason for government's urgency to try and bail out SAA yet again, asks the Free Market Foundation.

Like China, SA can uplift millions out of poverty

2017-05-12 05:00

Free market reforms freed more than 800 million Chinese from poverty in the shortest time ever recorded or known in human history, says Temba Nolutshungu.

New land reform bill unconstitutional - FMF

2017-05-02 10:47

Land reform could be resolved by distributing the vast amounts of state-owned land to the poor, rather than the current unconstitutional draft legislation, says the Free Market Foundation.

Taxes: Feeding an incompetent state?

2017-03-03 19:18

This year will be the worst ever for South African taxpayers and the next two years are projected to be even worse, says Garth Zietsman, statistician at the Free Market Foundation.

WATCH: How does SA's proposed minimum wage compare with other countries?

South Africa's proposed National Minimum Wage of R3500 is being rejected by several organisations, while some are calling for the scrapping of a NMW altogether. Watch.

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Plea for Cosatu to consider impact of demands

2015-10-07 17:22

Cosatu's demands made during nation wide demonstrations would make it harder for the unemployed to get jobs, says a free market organisation.

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