New Essay Contest


Choose any of the five segments inside THE IDEAS FOR A FREE SOCIETY CD, and using a text or more write a 1500-2000 word essay, on any of the following:

•    A free market economy: the missing link in Africa’s development (Discuss)
•    Globalization: the key to development
•    A government big enough to give you all you want can take it all away (Discuss)
•    Entrepreneurship: The key to self-actualization
•    Capitalism is a moral philosophy: Discuss
This essay is open to African students and professionals between the ages of 18-35. Submission deadline: 15th November, 2010. Winners are to be announced on 15th December 2010. EVERYONE HAS AN EQUAL CHANCE OF WINNING, IRRESPECTIVE OF THE TOPIC CHOSEN.

Send your entries to: Adedayo Thomas, Nigeria – at, Franklin Cudjoe, Imani Ghana at, Murray Sanderson, Zambia–Institute for Public Policy Analysis at, or Mike Rotich, Nairobi (Kenya) at
This essay contest is an initiative of powered by International Policy Network and supported by: ATLAS ECONOMIC RESEARCH FOUNDATION AND IMANI.

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