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.

NAMPO Covid restrictions constrict business

16 May 2022 - NAMPO, billed as “the biggest agricultural show in the Southern Hemisphere”, started this morning under Covid-19 restrictions imposed by the Department of Health.

Private property: overall, a good thing - South Africa - Farming Portal

14 May 2022 - For somewhat over a decade now, a theme in South Africa’s land politics has been whether a new system of landholding is necessary. This is a different issue from the problems of forcible dispossession in the past or the distribution of property ownership today, but is arguably of greater importance.

Letter: Money for R22m flag will be wasted - Sowetan

13 May 2022 - The department of sports, arts and culture says in its 2022 23 annual performance plan that it has embarked on a process to conceptualise, design and ultimately install a "national monumental flag" on a flagpole more than mom in height.

Letter: Employment bill will entrench black elite - Businesslive

12 May 2022 - SACP chair Solly Mapaila said at the recent Financial Sector Transformation Council presentation of its amalgamated annual report for 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 that the government is being “bullied by the financial sector” regarding the implementation of transformation legislation. Other speakers indicated that they believed it was time to “force” the government to do more about this “hesitation” to transform by the financial sector.

An ANC-run Eskom will remain powerless – Katzenellenbogen - Biznews

12 May 2022 - Eskom is in an increasingly desperate state. There is little hope South Africa will have a secure and reliable electricity supply for years. Yet, there is seemingly little urgency from the government for fixing what is a major and binding constraint on the economy.

Musk and our twittering ADHD – Paddi Clay - Biznews

10 May 2022 - What fun and excitement we denizens of Twitter have been having with the richest man in the world buying the social media platform that many, including the new owner himself, like to think of as ‘the town square’.

A new empowerment paradigm: EED beats B-BBEE - Newsi

10 May 2022 - In my last column, I discussed the government’s commitment to its race-based model of empowerment: Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment. Government leaders and ruling party Mandarins have decreed this (or at a minimum, its guiding principles) to be non-negotiable. Those who oppose it, they warn, are destroying the country’s future, for B-BBEE represents not just a strategy for economic growth, but for socio-economic and political inclusion.

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