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Alarm bells ringing for democracy after Gauteng MEC for COGTA places Tshwane Metro under administration

2019-12-06
Die Redaksie

Alarm bells were set ringing for democracy in Gauteng after the EFF and the ANC used violence to prevent the acting Speaker to take his seat during the council meeting of the Tshwane Metro which was held on Thursday.

This incident paved the way for the MEC for Cooperative Governance in Gauteng, Mr ... Read more


Afgedankte perlemoen-adjunkdirekteur-generaal in nuwe pos is skokkend: VF Plus eis dat strafregtelike stappe ingestel word

2019-12-06
Die Redaksie

"In ʼn skokkende voorbeeld van die ANC se omarming van onaanvaarbare en waarskynlik misdadige optrede, is ‘n adjunkdirekteur-generaal in ’n toppos in die Oos-Kaapse regering aangestel skaars vyf dae nadat sy weens diefstal by haar vorige departement afgedank is," sê Heloïse... Read more


Water-“meesterplan” het geen begroting en is daarom nutteloos

2019-12-06
Die Redaksie

"Hoe groter die waterkrisis  in Suid-Afrika raak, hoe duideliker blyk die ANC se onvermoë om dié lewensbedreigende krisis te bestuur," sê Fanie d Toit, VF Plus LP in die NRP.

"Die adjunkminister van water en sanitasie, David Mahlobo, het vandeesweek erken die meesterplan vir ... Read more


Infrastructure collapsing due to underspending – stricter measures implemented

2019-12-06
Die Redaksie

The Select Committee for Budgets regarding the Adjustment Budget Bill adopted a report earlier today that proposes strict measures aimed at improving service delivery and the efficiency of some of the government departments' drought relief efforts.

This follows after the FF Plus put a lot of... Read more


VF Plus verwelkom die sakeredding van die SAL met kwalifikasie

2019-12-05
Die Redaksie

"Die VF Plus verwelkom die sakeredding van die SAL met kwalifikasie," sê Wouter Wessels, VF Plus-LP en hoofwoordvoerder van openbare ondernemings.

"Dit is ʼn stap in die regte rigting, maar die redery is tot so ʼn mate die grond in bestuur met uitstaande skuld, onbekostigbare kontrakte en ʼn... Read more


Basic Education Adjustment Budget: Abolish Affirmative Action and end artificial shortage of skills

2019-12-04
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus voted against the adjustment budget for Basic Education today. The main reason is that the R40 million that was earmarked for water and sanitation for schools was not spent.

It is but a small percentage of the approximately R12,5 billion budget for school infrastructure, but if one... Read more


Taxpayers can no longer finance the ANC governments failures

2019-12-04
Die Redaksie

The goose laying the golden eggs that pay for the ANC's failures – namely the taxpayer – cannot go on like this any longer.

One does not even have to attend the Standing Committee for Budgets to see that the country is in big trouble due to the ANC's skewed priorities over the last 25... Read more


Municipalities’ watchdog not functioning as it should

2019-12-04
Die Redaksie

The Department for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) that is responsible for, among other things, overseeing municipalities' functioning is not even functioning properly itself according to the Department's own annual report.

The Auditor-General (AG) did not want to issue an... Read more


Betreurenswaardig dat ANC Johannesburg weer regeer: VF Plus sal opposisierol met waardigheid vertolk

2019-12-04
Die Redaksie

"Dit is betreurenswaardig dat die ANC vandag daarin geslaag het om weer beheer oor die Johannesburgse metro te verkry. Geoff Makhubo is verkies tot nuwe burgemeester," sê Pieter Groenewald, VF Plus-leier.

"Die ANC het daarin geslaag om met die ondersteuning van partye soos die IVP 137 stemme ... Read more


FF Plus supports notion that certain categories of prisoners should do hard labour

2019-12-03
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus has always supported the notion of hard labour for prisoners, particularly those who have been found guilty of more serious crimes and the party, thus, agrees with the statements made by President Cyril Ramaphosa in this regard.

This past week during a visit to the family of the... Read more


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