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Fraser Institute Report Shows Economic Freedom Declining in Africa

Fraser Institute Report Shows Economic Freedom Declining in Africa

Over the last 30 years, most Sub-Saharan African economies have become steadily freer. However, a new report published last week found that the region’s positive steps towards freer and…

How Freer Trade can Reduce Violence in Africa

How Freer Trade can Reduce Violence in Africa

ByByAlexander JelloianAug 1, 20224 min read

With the media focused on new NASA photos of galaxies far away, hearings about the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6th, and Twitter’s decision to sue extravagant billionaire Elon…

Africa Needs Free Markets, not Wealth Transfers

Africa Needs Free Markets, not Wealth Transfers

ByByLipton MatthewsJul 15, 20225 min read

Although poverty has been reduced considerably in industrialized societies, it continues to attack developing countries. Approximately, 689 million people, or about 9.2 percent of the world, live in dire poverty,…

Agricultural Subsidies in Wealthy Countries Make Africans Poorer

Agricultural Subsidies in Wealthy Countries Make Africans Poorer

ByByAlexander JelloianJul 1, 20227 min read

It’s estimated that in 2021, approximately 490 million of Africa’s almost 1.4 billion people lived on less than $1.90 per day. To get a sense of African poverty, note that 9 of…

PAPSS: Making African Trade and Transactions Faster and More Efficient

PAPSS: Making African Trade and Transactions Faster and More Efficient

ByByLanre-Peter ElufisanMay 25, 20226 min read

Introduction to PAPSS The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has the potential to revolutionise the continent’s economy and spur innovation. The primary goals of the…