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Kenya’s New Government Must Embrace Economic Freedom

Kenya’s New Government Must Embrace Economic Freedom

ByByAlexander JelloianOct 28, 20225 min read

William Ruto became Kenya’s fifth president last month. At his inauguration, Ruto pledged to unify the nation and be the leader of “all Kenyans.” As President, Ruto’s primary goal should be…

Africa’s Three Largest Economies are Undermining the AfCFTA

Africa’s Three Largest Economies are Undermining the AfCFTA

ByByJoshua BowdenOct 24, 20224 min read

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could usher in a new era of prosperity for the world’s poorest and most protectionist continent. The World Bank estimates that the AfCFTA could…

The Kenya-Uganda Trade War Could Undermine East African Prosperity

The Kenya-Uganda Trade War Could Undermine East African Prosperity

ByByPreta Peace NamasabaOct 21, 20223 min read

Kenya and Uganda have been in a trade dispute. The latest hostilities between the two East African countries began in December 2019 when Kenya stopped importing Ugandan milk. In July…

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…