Media

Every week we reach hundreds of thousands of people through placing arguments in the media in support of the principles we stand for. No other advocacy group in the country does as much as we do to promote support for policies that defend your right, and that of your community, to make decisions about your own life free from counter-productive government interference.

Mboweni’s choice is straightforward: SOEs or SMEs – IRR

24 June 2020 - The success of Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni’s critical performance today will hinge on whether he introduces the pro-growth, pro-enterprise reforms desperately needed for a recovery capable of getting South Africa and its people back to work.

Letter: Economy suffers as bad decisions are being made - The Star

24 June 2020 - President Cyril Ramaphosa said in his latest weekly newsletter that the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated lockdown would aggravate ‘an unemployment crisis and weak economic growth’ and that ‘difficult decisions and difficult days lie ahead’.

Letter: ANC is bent on destructive policies

23 June 2020 - Finance minister Tito Mboweni’s recent comments about the country’s fiscal situation ahead of this week’s supplementary budget are a stark warning about the disaster that awaits SA if it continues on its current course.

Losing their heads - Politicsweb

22 June 2020 - Given that a biography published in 2003 described him as an “imperial icon”, it would not be surprising if Rudyard Kipling’s statue in the English village where he lived was on some or other list for toppling or removal. But politicians, journalists, municipal officials, bureaucrats, academics, police officials, curators of galleries and museums, priests, and others joining in the current excitement should instead be heeding the advice he gave in his celebrated poem If - to “keep your head when all about you are losing theirs”.

A familiar, perilous road - The Witness

19 June 2020 - Just 24 hours before the Soweto Uprising 44 years ago this week, National Party MP for Ermelo G F Botha warned in the House of Assembly that ‘the fear and pessimism shown by the Opposition can do a great deal of harm to the economy’.

Business Must Brace For The Future - Rational Standard

17 June 2020 - As so often happens in South Africa, questions around the lockdown are ending up in court. Government has been stung by some important legal reversals recently, and in the coming days, a significant theme will be the sale of tobacco products – a legal challenge to the continued ban being in the works.

Letter: ANC sticks to land plans amid a pandemic - Businesslive

16 June 2020 - That the National Assembly has moved to re-establish the ad hoc committee to amend section 25 of the constitution shows that, despite a global pandemic that guarantees nothing will be the same again, a dangerous and determined continuity runs through our politics.

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