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Statistics show English is making mother tongue education disappear

2014-10-17
Adv Anton Alberts

Statistics show that English is increasingly forcing mother tongue education in Afrikaans and other indigenous languages out of the education system, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on Basic Education, says.

From a response to a parliamentary question on the... Read more


Clive Derby-Lewis steeds in die duister oor mediese parool

2014-10-17
Dr Pieter Mulder

Daar is na baie maande nog geen nuus oor moontlike mediese parool vir die terminaal-siek Clive Derby-Lewis nie, sê dr. Pieter Mulder, leier van die VF Plus.

Dr. Mulder het die 78-jarige Derby-Lewis, wat aan kanker ly, vandag in die hospitaal besoek. Weens sy siekte-toestand voldoen hy al... Read more


No end in sight for post office strike

2014-10-15
Adv Anton Alberts

With the paralysing post office strike now entering its fifth week, there is still no end in sight and according to a letter of one of the trade unions involved in the strike, it appears as if the critical point where post office work could come to a halt has already been reached, Adv. Anton... Read more


Forced marriage that new BEE targets have created won’t work

2014-10-14
Adv Anton Alberts

The new targets which have been set for Black Economic Empowerment is unrealistic and artificial and a forced business partnership and will be as unsuccessful as a loveless marriage, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson on trade and industry says.

Adv. Alberts says it... Read more


SA Post Office (Sapo) acknowledges dire financial position in negotiations with warring trade unions

2014-10-10
Adv Anton Alberts

Ominous cellular phone messages in which striking post office workers are being reminded of Marikana and are being told to arm themselves with ‘pangas and all kinds of weapons’ is currently hanging like cloud over the SA Post Office (Sapo) strike and negotiations, Adv. Anton Alberts,... Read more


E-tol soos 'n kanker wat uit die stelsel verwyder moet word

2014-10-10
Adv Anton Alberts

 

Die e-tolstelsel is soos ʼn kankergewas in die hoofslagaarstelsel van Suid-Afrika se ekonomiese spil en het ʼn verlammende effek nie net op die provinsie van Gauteng nie, maar op die land as geheel en moet daarom uit die stelsel verwyder word, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se... Read more


Government has to intervene in SA Post Office strike before it gets totally out of hand

2014-10-09
Adv Anton Alberts

Everything points to the violent post office strike possibly getting totally out of control and the FF Plus calls on government to intervene before it reaches the same level of intensity and violence nationally as it has in Gauteng.

Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’ parliamentary spokesperson ... Read more


With affirmative action South Africa can prepare itself for a nuclear fiasco which could dwarf Chernobyl

2014-10-09
Adv Anton Alberts

The ANC government’s incompetence and policies such as affirmative action, of which the destructive effect can now once again be seen with the problems surrounding the provision of water in Gauteng, is a recipe for a nuclear fiasco which could make Chernobyl look like a picnic, Adv. Anton... Read more


Learn lessons from the past to solve problem of farm murders

2014-10-08
Dr Pieter Mulder

Closer cooperation between the public sector – the police – and the private sector – farmers and farm workers – is the only way in which farm murders can be stopped and security in rural areas can be improved. In this regard, lessons should be taken from the past when the... Read more


Transnet verloor nog ‘n ronde in die hof teen pensioenarisse

2014-10-03
Adv Anton Alberts

Die VF Plus is verheug om te kan aankondig dat die Transnet-pensioenarisse nog ‘n ronde in die hof gewen het in hul stryd om menswaardige pensioenvoordele, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor Vervoer.

Transnet en die twee pensioenfondse het verlof... Read more


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