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Key to better SA is a growing economy


With the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) just days away, the government must realise that increasing taxes to fund reckless, wasteful, and inefficient spending would

The arrogance of power: the ANC’s assault on accountability


Civil liberties in South Africa are at grave risk, with police brutality and state violence being commonplace and, seemingly, untamed. It is vital to understand

Even the aged buffalo has horns: understanding the stubborn and formidable strength of the ANC


In about 600 days, South Africans will be voting in the 2024 elections. For the first time since the middle of the twentieth century, just

Inflation and incumbency: a tiger on the prowl


A key theme of global politics is starting to emerge: incumbents shouldn’t sleep too soundly – the tiger of inflation is loose and scenting blood.

Show South Africans you are serious


It is approximately 680 days until the 2024 national and provincial elections, elections that will be unlike anything we’ve seen: an election in which the

Boris Johnson: he let the moment move on without him


It feels like only last week: the Conservative Party, with Boris Johnson as leader, charging to the most significant Tory election victory since Margaret Thatcher.

Post-ANC governance: is this it? 


We’re four months into new governments in some of the key cities of our country. And after more than 120 days of the trial run

Ignorant armies, confused alarms of struggle and flight


‘And we are here as on a darkling plain Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight, Where ignorant armies clash by night.’ From Dover

Democracy denied: FAN takes fight for free and fair elections for all to High Court


02-03-2022 Freedom Advocacy Network Media Statement 2 March 2022 Democracy denied: FAN takes fight for free and fair elections for all to High Court The

Catch ’24: Trump, DeSantis, and the future of the Grand Old Party


Is the Republican Party inching towards a post-Trump era? A recent article in The Economist looking at polling and fundraising numbers from the United States