Posts tagged as Free Market Foundation

Virtual panel discussion: Data must fall

  For some time now there has been outrage at the price of mobile data. The Minister of Telecommunication and Postal Services, Siyabonga Cwele,  has asked the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) to take steps to ensure that regulations to promote more competition in the market are introduced. He also suggested that the […]

ICT policy white paper – is it legally flawed?

  The National Integrated ICT Policy white paper, besides many other negative issues, is legally flawed and does not meet the requirements of the Constitution of the country. This is the view of Leon Louw, executive director Free Market Foundation who, with Dobek Pater of Africa Analysis, presented a review of the white paper at […]

Ben Martins applauded for promoting the ISMO Bill

  The Free Market Foundation (FMF) applauds Ben Martins, the minister of energy, for his visionary statement to parliament telling the assembly to “fast track” key legislation to level the playing field between Eskom and Independent Power Producers (IPPs). This will help to create jobs, lower the price of electricity and release taxpayers’ funds, which […]