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Now also criminally prosecute all involved in Eskom corruption

2020-08-03
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus welcomes the civil claim that has been lodged against former councillors, chairpersons and executive officers of Eskom in an attempt to recover the money that was lost at the power utility due to corruption.

The defendants in this civil claim include the former Minister of Mineral... Read more


Crime statistics (2019/20) show that South Africa is becoming more and more violent

2020-07-31
Die Redaksie

The latest crime statistics (2019/20) show that South Africa is becoming more and more violent as 21 325 murders were committed during the specific period.

That is 58,4 murders per day or 36 out of every 100 000 people, which is an increase of 1,4% in comparison to the previous year's figures.... Read more


Jongste aanbevelings vir munisipale belasting en heffings van finansiële en fiskale kommissie is irrasioneel

2020-07-30
Die Redaksie

"Die jongste aanbevelings van die finansiële en fiskale kommissie oor wyses waarop munisipaliteite hul inkomste kan aanvul, is irrasioneel en totaal van die Suid-Afrikaanse werklikheid verwyder," sê Michal Groenewald, VF Plus-LP en hoofwoordvoerder van samewerkende regering en... Read more


Too many burning questions concerning the appointment of new executive director of IPID

2020-07-30
Die Redaksie

There are too many question marks hanging over the appointment of Ms Dikeledi Ntlatseng as the new executive director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID). The greatest being an inadequate selection process in which Ntlatseng did not receive the same treatment as the other... Read more


Firearms amnesty does not achieve its goal: It is wishful thinking to believe that criminals will turn in their firearms

2020-07-30
Die Redaksie

It is wishful thinking to believe that criminals will use the firearms amnesty period to hand in their firearms.

Statistics published by the police service itself reveal that not a single criminal handed in his firearm during the amnesty period, despite that being the main reason for granting... Read more


New regulations for hunting industry demonstrate sheer ignorance

2020-07-29
Die Redaksie

The new regulations issued by the Minister of Environmental Affairs, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, that apply to the hunting industry and that prohibit people from crossing provincial borders and staying overnight demonstrate her ignorance of how this industry operates.

It is basically... Read more


ANC moet kennis neem daarvan dat die mense van Suid-Afrika weerstandig raak teen regerings se vermorsing van hul belastinggeld

2020-07-29
Die Redaksie

"Die VF Plus wil sy boodskap herhaal dat die belastingbetalers van Suid-Afrika weerstandig begin raak teen die regering se vermorsing van belastinggeld. Hulle wil nie meer betaal as dienste nie gelewer word en belastinggeld gesteel word nie," sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, VF Plus-leier.

"Die... Read more


Munisipaliteite dra direk by tot buitensporige watertariewe

2020-07-28
Die Redaksie

Tydens ‘n gesamentlike virtuele vergadering van die parlementêre portefeuljekomitees vir water, sanitasie, samewerkende regering en tradisionele sake (Cogta) vandag, het die direkteur-generaal van die departement van water en sanitasie, Mbulelo Tshangana, erken dat munisipaliteite... Read more


President se aankondiging oor skole is teleurstellend en beloftes om korrupsie te bekamp sleg lippetaal

2020-07-24
Die Redaksie

"President Cyril Ramaphosa se aankondiging dat alle openbare skole vir vier weke sluit is nie onverwags nie. Dit dui weereens op die invloed van vakbonde op die regering se besluitneming en is 'n veralgemeende benadering tot 'n komplekse probleem," sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, VF Plus-leier.

... Read more

Science and Innovation: Is the adjustment budget an early funeral toll for this system in South Africa?

2020-07-24
Die Redaksie

The Department of Science and Innovation is one that performs exceedingly well in the South African context. Through various entities, it maintains South Africa's position in the international ecosystem of science and innovation.

It means that people are empowered through cooperation,... Read more


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