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Begroting 2021: Kosmetiese skuiwe gaan land se sinkende ekonomiese skip nie red

2021-02-24
Die Redaksie

"Dit is duidelik dat Suid-Afrika in ʼn ernstige finansiële verknorsing is en dat die land se ekonomiese skip besig is om te sink wat staatskuld en die toename in die begrotingstekort aanbetref," sê Wouter Wessels, VF Plus-LP en hoofwoordvoerder van finansies.

"Die enigste manier waarop... Read more


Budget: Healthy principles are needed to get economy back on track

2021-02-23
Die Redaksie

The national budget, to be announced tomorrow, is of the utmost importance to get South Africa back on the right track as regards economic growth and recovery, especially after the damaging effect that ANC policy and more recently, the Covid-19 lockdown have had on every person in the country.

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Government failed miserably with vaccination programme

2021-02-23
Philip van Staden

During today's parliamentary debate on the Covid-19 vaccination programme, the FF Plus's questions to the government were simple and straightforward: What programme? Where is the programme? And why is it kept a secret if such a programme does indeed exist?

These questions need to be asked and... Read more


Quarter after quarter, the unemployment rate is the highest ever

2021-02-23
Die Redaksie

South Africa's most recent unemployment rate of 32,5% is once again the highest ever since Statistics South Africa (SSA) started its quarterly labour force survey in 2008.

Quarter after quarter, new record lows and highs are logged for unemployment.

Although the number of employed people in South ... Read more


Expropriation Act: Last opportunity for public comment must be used to strengthen FF Plus’s hand for political battle ahead

2021-02-22
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus is calling on the public to make use of the opportunity to comment on the Draft Land Expropriation Amendment Bill before the final deadline of 28 February this year.

The greater the public opposition against the Bill, the more the FF Plus's hand will be strengthened for the political... Read more


Mpumalanga government demonstrates apparent misconception of legal prescripts for tenders

2021-02-18
Die Redaksie

In the FF Plus's view, it is clear that the Mpumalanga provincial government does not understand the legal prescripts for the allocation of tenders or that it simply ignores them in order to accomplish its so-called transformation of suppliers.

During a meeting of the provincial Legislature's... Read more


OB ondersoek op aandrang van VF Plus reuse bedrag wat bestee is aan die ontsmetting van Gauteng-skole

2021-02-18
Die Redaksie

"Die VF Plus verwelkom die openbare beskermer (OB) se besluit om die Gautengse departement van onderwys se besteding van R431 miljoen aan die ontsmetting van skole, te ondersoek," sê adv. Anton Alberts, VF Plus-nasionale voorsitter en LPW in Gauteng.

"Die VF Plus het aan die einde van... Read more


Ramaphosa keeps sidestepping the issue of corruption

2021-02-18
Die Redaksie

In his reply to the State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Cyril Ramaphosa has once again sidestepped the most pressing problem in South Africa, namely corruption, by failing to respond to the questions that the FF Plus posed to him about the matter on Tuesday.

He also did not want to react ... Read more


President does not really care about the dire situation in which local government finds itself

2021-02-17
Die Redaksie

President Cyril Ramaphosa does not really care about the dire situation in which local government in South Africa finds itself. While the Auditor-General (AG) issues shocking reports year after year on the state of affairs in municipalities countrywide, the President dedicated only about five... Read more


Ramaphosa en ANC besig om burgerlike weerstand tot kookpunt te dryf

2021-02-16
Die Redaksie

"President Cyril Ramaphosa en die ANC is besig om burgerlike weerstand teen regeringsvergrype tot kookpunt toe te dryf en hy moet daarvan kennis neem dat dit nie veel langer geduld sal word nie," sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, leier van die VF Plus.

"Die kwessie rondom korrupsie en oud-president... Read more


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