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Constitutional development is neglected with funding

2017-05-18
Dr Corné Mulder

A mere R80 million or 0.4% of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development’s budget of R18.9 billion are allocated to constitutional development," says Dr. Corné Mulder, chief whip of the FF Plus.

With today’s budget vote of the department, Dr. Mulder said it is... Read more


ANC must keep its hands off the judiciary

2017-05-17
Dr Corné Mulder

Even though the ruling ANC party has already succeeded in undermining the credibility of the legislative and executive authority, the country's judiciary still instils confidence in the public, says Dr. Corné Mulder, chief whip of the FF Plus.

Dr. Mulder today said it is therefore a pity... Read more


Department of public works cannot be used to solve the country’s unemployment problem

2017-05-16
Dr Corné Mulder

The government cannot use the department of public works to solve the country's unemployment problem. The country needs a smaller and more streamlined department to do its job more effectively, says Dr. Corné Mulder, chief whip of the FF Plus.

Dr. Mulder said today with the department's... Read more


ANC government uses internal powers to destabilize the country

2017-05-16
Dr Pieter Groenewald

What happened in Coligny indicates that the ANC government uses internal powers to destabilize the country, while the country's security is now also apparently in the hands of president Jacob Zuma, says Dr Pieter Groenewald, leader of the FF Plus.

Dr Groenewald said today during the budget vote... Read more


Minister of mineral resources must explain his ties to the Guptas

2017-05-16
Adv Anton Alberts

You only have to follow the money trace to determine how much the minister of mineral resources allowed his department to be taken over by state capturers, says Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus's parliamentary spokesperson on mineral resources.

Adv. Alberts said, with the budget debate for the... Read more


Minister of higher education must realize false promises are dangerous

2017-05-16
Adv Anton Alberts

The minister of higher education must realize by now that it is dangerous to make false promises after he witnessed how easily the "Fees Must-Fall" campaign transformed into "Blade Must-Fall" and "ANC-Must-Fall" campaigns, says adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus parliamentary spokesperson for higher... Read more


Secret ballot in motion of no confidence may fail

2017-05-15
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus supports the application in the Constitutional Court that a motion of no confidence in pres. Jacob Zuma must be done with a secret ballot in parliament, says Dr. Pieter Groenewald, leader of the FF Plus.

Dr. Groenewald says various arguments are being put forward in the Constitutional... Read more


Strikers disrupt students at Rhodes University

2017-05-12
Adv Anton Alberts

The FF Plus strongly condemns the workers strike at Rhodes University, especially because it is extremely disruptive for students who are keen to continue with their academic activities," says Adv Anton Alberts, the FF Plus parliamentary spokesman for higher education.

Adv. Alberts says the effect ... Read more


Mafube-munisipaliteit stort totaal in duie

2017-05-12
Wouter Wessels

Die chaos in die Mafube-plaaslike munisipaliteit is ʼn direkte gevolg van die ANC se onvermoë om behoorlike bestuur toe te pas, aldus Wouter Wessels, VF Plus-LPW in die Vrystaatse Wetgewer.

Dit volg na die Mafube-munisipaliteit, wat Frankfort, Villiers, Cornelia en Tweeling insluit, onder... Read more


Molefe’s re-appointed at Eskom is a likely indication that Zuma will not set up a Commission of Inquiry into state capture

2017-05-12
Adv Anton Alberts

Eskom's decision to re-appoint Brian Molefe as Eskom's chief executive makes a mockery of the state capture report of the previous Public Protector (PP) on Molefe's relationship with the Guptas, says adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus parliamentary spokesperson on energy.

Adv. Alberts says the... Read more


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