Posts tagged as FMF

ECA amendment bill “void for vagueness”

Commenting on the Electronic Communications Act (ECA) amendment bill at a recent media briefing, Raymond Louw, executive director of the Free Market Foundation (FMF) summed up the bill as “void for vagueness, terrible idea, failed idea, anti-progress idea and corrupt idea”. Rumours have been circulating that government has decided to scrap the amendment bill and […]

ECA Bill approved and ready for public comment

On Friday, 17 November 2017, Cabinet approved the 115-page Electronic Communications Amendment (ECA) Bill, giving the public and industry just 30 calendar days in which to comment, after which the consultation period will be closed and further objection prohibited. Minister Siyabonga Cwele and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) team have crafted a […]

Dawie Roodt to speak on the next ten years: What should we expect?

  The Free Market Foundation extends an invitation to hear Dawie Roodt, Efficient Group’s chief economist, sharing his views on where South Africa and other world economies are going. From shadow-banking in China, to private property rights in South Africa, all the way to bonds in the US. What’s most interesting is how private property […]