Why economic freedom is vital for SA’s future prosperity

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logic In terms of performance, it is no coincidence that the freer the economy the more prosperous the people. The hard data, too, shows there is longer life expectancy, greater social tolerance, more equality between the sexes, and a host of other indicators. Picture: iStock/Gallo Images
logic In terms of performance, it is no coincidence that the freer the economy the more prosperous the people. The hard data, too, shows there is longer life expectancy, greater social tolerance, more equality between the sexes, and a host of other indicators. Picture: iStock/Gallo Images

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South Africa is no Venezuela, which ranks at the very bottom with one of the worst performing economies in the world. But neither is the country close to the top of the list and among the best.

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