Though African nations have enhanced economic freedom since the beginning of the new millennium, most have a long way to go before fully embracing the rule of law and economic liberalisation, which would unquestionably spur economic growth and prosperity.

The Fraser Institute’s annual Economic Freedom of the World (https://protect-za.mimecast.com/s/ehS3Ck5jynFk0W6gc28i0t?domain=fraserinstitute.org) report measures the degree to which the policies and institutions of countries support economic freedom. Essentially, the report measures economic freedom through a lens of personal choice, voluntary exchange, freedom to enter markets and compete, and security of the person and privately owned property. ..

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