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Government’s plan to use public service pensions to save SAA could be another Transnet disaster

2017-05-18
Adv Anton Alberts

The possibility that the public service's pension fund may be used to save the SAA from bankruptcy by involving the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) as a business partner is totally unacceptable and must be stopped at all costs, says adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus parliamentary spokesperson on... Read more


General Motors’ withdrawal is one of the first major consequences of the ANC’s economic declaration of war against SA

2017-05-18
Adv Anton Alberts

The withdrawal of General Motors (GM) is one of the first major consequences of the ANC's economic declaration of war against South Africa, says adv. Anton Alberts, FF Plus’ spokesperson on trade and industry.

He says it is not surprising that a company like General Motors (GM) is... Read more


Country is burning in many places because of poor of service delivery while ANC is boasting about their achievements

2017-05-18
Dr Pieter Groenewald

While the ANC government is boasting about good local government, the country is burning in many places because of poor service delivery, says Dr. Pieter Groenewald, leader of the FF Plus.

Dr. Groenewald said today with the budget vote debate of the Department of Cooperative Governance and... Read more


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


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