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Free State department of health must utilise local resources to relieve pressure on health sector

Tammy Wessels

Here follow excerpts from the speech delivered by FF Plus MPL, Tammy Wessels, in the Free State Legislature earlier today during the budget vote debate of the Free State Department of Health:

The Free State Department of Health was placed under administration because it was unable to fulfil its... Read more

Free State department of social development must empower community – not keep them dependent

Tammy Wessels

Here follow excerpts from the speech delivered by FF Plus MPL, Tammy Wessels, in the Free State Legislature earlier today during the budget vote debate of the Free State Department of Social Development.

The Department of Social Development is supposed to fulfil the significant role of uplifting... Read more

FF Plus will ask Companies Commission to investigate Eskom and former directors’ mismanagement

Adv Anton Alberts

The FF Plus is busy preparing an application for the Companies Commission to make findings on how Eskom and its directors transgressed the Companies Act, as over the past few years there were numerous incidents of mismanagement that have now come to light.

This is done against the backdrop of... Read more

Zuma’s legal costs amount to R24,24 million of tax money

Dr Pieter Groenewald

The legal costs for former President Jacob Zuma’s court cases, since he became president of South Africa in 2009, amount in total to R24,24 million (R24 240 201).

The information was gleaned from a written answer provided by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr Michael... Read more

FF Plus overjoyed that PIC did not invest in Sagarmatha after party raised alarm about possible investment

Adv Anton Alberts

After the questions that the FF Plus posed to the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) regarding a possible investment of public officials’ pension money in Iqbal Survé’s company, Sagarmatha, was met with silence last week, it has now come to light that an enormous investment was... Read more

FF Plus negotiates and brings relief with Matlosana accounts

Mnr. Michal Groenewald

There is light at the end of the long, dark tunnel for consumers with outstanding or erroneous municipal accounts in the Matlosana Local Municipality.

The municipality that delivers services to Orkney, Stilfontein, Hartebeesfontein and Klerksdorp has decided to suspend the 70/30 policy for one... Read more

FF Plus to report Lesufi for disrespecting the Constitution

Philip van Staden

The FF Plus is going to report the MEC for Education in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi, to the Integrity Commissioner of the Gauteng Legislature.

This follows Lesufi’s announcement of the 2019 registration system for grades one and eight yesterday. His briefing raised more than a few eyebrows as... Read more

JSE did the right thing by not listing Sagaramatha Technologies; no response yet from PIC regarding possible investment

Adv Anton Alberts

Earlier this week, the FF Plus took a firm stand against the planned JSE listing of Iqbal Survé’s company Sagaramatha Technologies and so the news that the JSE decided not to proceed with the listing is welcomed.

It is clear that the JSE shares in the FF Plus’s suspicion... Read more

Gauteng premier must step in and resolve Emfuleni crisis

Philip van Staden

The Gauteng premier, David Makhura, must take decisive action to address the crisis in Emfuleni (Evaton, Sebokeng, Vaal Oewer, Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging). Things have gotten totally out of hand after the municipality was thrown into disorder and is now unable to pay its account of R419 million to ... Read more

FF Plus has been warning about schools in Gauteng for some time now; Lesufi must be dismissed

Philip van Staden

The FF Plus in Gauteng warned in 2016 already that learners in die province’s schools will get out of hand and that a situation will be created where youngsters will order adults around if codes of conduct are done away with.

At that stage, the MEC for Education in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi,... Read more

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