Media Releases

Office of the Land Valuer General (OVG) is delaying land reform

Dr Pieter Groenewald

The ANC government is trying to create the impression that unwilling sellers are the main reason for why the land reform process failed and that expropriation without compensation is, therefore, inevitable.

The reality, however, is that officials’ incompetence, among other things, is... Read more

Staking by Charlotte Maxeke dui op algehele ineenstorting van Gauteng se gesondheidsdienste

Philip van Staden

Die staking wat vandag plaasgevind het by die Charlotte Maxeke-hospitaal in Johannesburg oor ‘n loongeskil met die Gautengse departement van gesondheid, is niks anders as ‘n aanduiding dat die provinsie se gesondheidsdienste finaal inmekaar gestort het nie.

Alhoewel die departement in... Read more

Compulsory history subject in school an attempt by the ANC to spread propaganda

Adv Anton Alberts

The recommendation by the ministerial task team that history must be a compulsory school subject up to grade 12 is ill-considered and will serve simply as a means for the ANC to spread its propaganda among young learners.

The current history syllabus is a one-sided distortion of South... Read more

Setsoto (Senekal, Clocolan, Marquard, Ficksburg) betaal amper helfte van begroting aan salarisse

Lettie Bester

Terwyl inwoners van Setsoto gemiddeld 10% meer vir water, sanitasie, eiendomsbelasting, riooldienste en vullisverwydering, asook ‘n bykomende 11% meer vir elektrisiteit gaan betaal, sal amper helfte van die munisipale begroting aan salarisse bestee word.

Dit is volgens die Setsoto-begroting... Read more

Masilonyana-begroting (Theunissen, Brandfort, Winburg, Verkeerdevlei) is onrealisties en onuitvoerbaar

Koos Pienaar

Die Masilonyana-plaaslike munisipaliteit wat onder provinsiale administrasie is, se begroting vir die 2018/19 finansiële jaar laat veel te wense na. Dit blyk dat die finansiële posisie van die munisipaliteit onder leiding van die provinsiale regering versleg het.

Die begroting is strydig ... Read more

PIC Board’s decision to investigate investment in Ayo Technology is encouraging

Adv Anton Alberts

It seems as if the Board of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has started to take its oversight role to ensure that the PIC makes sound investment choices seriously as the Board has decided to investigate a controversial investment in Ayo Technology, an Iqbal Surve company.

The investment... Read more

Matlosana budget leaves much to the desire

Erns Kleynhans

The ANC-controlled Matlosana Municipality (Hartbeesfontein, Klerksdorp, Orkney, Stilfontein) still refuses to admit that the ANC management and leadership are to blame for the regression and financial crisis brought on by their blatant corruption, mismanagement, irregular expenditure and a general... Read more

Ontwrigting by Matjhabeng-kantore (Welkom) bereik breekpunt

Susan Taljaard

Die grootskaalse ontwrigting by die Matjhabeng-plaaslike munisipaliteit se kantore in Welkom het gister breekpunt bereik. Ontstoke munisipale werknemers het reeds sedert Vrydag die kantore op al drie vlakke van die gebou met rioolvuil bestook en het nou veroorsaak dat die kantore ontruim en gesluit ... Read more

Debate in parliament: Youth Day - ANC government holding South Africa’s youth hostage

Wouter Wessels

The ANC government is failing South Africa’s youth with regard to education and is thus holding them hostage.

More than half of the country’s citizens under the age of 24 is unemployed. The majority of grade four learners are illiterate. An international report published in 2016 on... Read more

Debate in parliament: Public Audit Amendment Bill - Amendments to Public Audit Act will ensure accountability

Wouter Wessels

The proposed amendments to the Public Audit Act will ensure that dishonest and corrupt public officials are held accountable. Until now, a lack of accountability has been a major cause of fraud, corruption and misappropriation at public institutions.

One of the most important amendments concerns... Read more

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