President Zuma, we need a multipolar approach to foreign policy

President Zuma, we need a multipolar approach to foreign policy


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

THIS week, I was again disappointed to see President Jacob Zuma doing what he’s famous for – tarnishing our image around the world. There are many others who…

We need the Free Market Foundation South Africa


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

I WAS elected a member of the Board of Non-Executive Directors at Free Market Foundation South Africa (FMF) this week. It’s an honor to serve one of Africa’s…

The solution to Eskom is clear


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

OUR directors at the Free Market Foundation South Africa have written extensively about what ought to be solutions to South Africa’s troubled state-owned electricity producer, Eskom.

They have argued the…

Why they don’t call American domestic attacks “terrorism”


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

WHEN Dylann Storm Roof shot to death nine people who gathered this past Wednesday night for a Bible study at a landmark church, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in…

Thousands lose their jobs in South Africa


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

AT THE  end of last month, The Economist published an article about South Africa’s economy. In it, they wrote “THERE is little in the way of bright news about South Africa’s…

South Africans, education is key


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

LAST WEEK, I wrote about Roland Fryer, a man who became a professor of economics at Harvard University at the age of 30. He’s a figure young people…

Roland Fryer – an inspiration to troubled Black communities


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

WHEN THE American Economic Association (AEA), the professional body of academic economists in the United States of America, announces the winner of the John Bates Clark Medal each year, acknowledging…

Markets should drive job creation in South Africa


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

WHEN I visit home in Kwa-Zulu Natal, I’m always saddened by seeing young unemployed people wandering around the township streets. Amongst these young people, there are many I…

Nkurunziza should do what is best for his people


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

WHAT’S happening in Burundi is a disgrace. President Pierre Nkurunziza’s response to the people who protest his seeking of the third-term has been despotic. He’s violently cracked down…

Terror in Kenya: An attack on personal liberties


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

AL-SHABAAB’S militants inflicted damage again in Kenya last week. More than 145 people were killed at Garissa University located in the north-east of East Africa’s economic powerhouse. It’s the…