University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)

Pietermaritzburg campus, 7 April 2011, 10:30-11:15 As a result of the Ideas for a Free Society CD the Free Market Foundation (FMF) has established ties with the UKZN Pietermaritzburg campus. Professor Darma Mahadea, who comes from Mauritius and who describes Israel Kirzner (one of the many authors contained within the […]

Management College of South Africa

Leon Louw of the FMF made a presentation on 9th April 2010 at the Management College of South Africa on the principles of a free society where all of the audience were mature graduate students. Ideas for a Free Society MANANAGEMENT COLLEGE OF SA Saturday 9 April 2010 (11am – […]

South Africa

The Free market Foundation of South Africa were our partners for the distribution of ideas about a free society planned for 2010. But this turned out to be bad timing for a series of intellectual seminars at universities in South Africa which could not compete with attractions of the World […]


In August 2009 we were contacted by Nancy Mpekansambo, the librarian in the Special Collections Section at Chancellor College Library, of University of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi. She said that “Some academicians in the Philosophy and Economics Departments have been asking for information on “ideas for a free society”  because […]

Nile Institute of Economic Studies

Progress Report in December 27th  2010 from the Nile Institute re the  Ideas for a Free Society project. “During the summer of 2010, the Nile Institute of Economic Studies was able to launch courses promoting democracy and entrepreneurship using a wide variety of texts that were made available through the […]

Creating Pathways to Prosperity seminars

Well attended  Creating Pathways to Prosperity seminars taken by Adedayo Thomas of were held in Uganda in November 2010 with 313 students at the two sessions at the Uganda Christian University on 26th. These seminars are put on because there are no existing classical liberal activities in African institutions […]

Azimut High School, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

“Why Burkina Faso needs more Freedom” was the topic of the first conference organised by CEDAH (Le Centre des Affaires Humaines) at the Azimut High School in Ouagadougou in January 2011. The speaker was Mahamadou Sinte, the Executive director of the first educational free-market public policy think tank in Burkina […]

University of Benin

The series “Creating the Pathways to Prosperity” was presented at  the University of Benin in July 2010 and 210 students signed up for it. This project was run by Adedayo Thomas, outreach director of, in conjunction with the International Policy Network and took place in 6 African English speaking countries […]


Gareth Bloor from Capetown, South Africa, 22nd October 2009. 80 CDs have already been keenly accepted by the Black Management Forum (BMF), a civil society national organization in South Africa. It is a non-racial group with a large segment of the membership committed to free market economics. They were the […]

Ogun State, Nigeria

From Serfdom and Poverty to Freedom & Prosperity was the theme for an early seminar in 2012 at the Federal College of Education, Osiele, Ogun State, Nigeria where the text on the CD “Ideas for a Free Society” were used as the basis for the discussions. The mode of teaching […]