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Drought disaster: Government clearly does not realise how important food security is

2020-06-25
Die Redaksie

It appears as if the amount of R139 million, which was allocated to help farmers after a drought state of disaster was announced, actually forms part of a social relief fund and is not exclusively earmarked to help farmers produce food for the country.

This conclusion can be drawn from Deputy... Read more


Emergency budget leaves country with more questions than answers

2020-06-24
Die Redaksie

Today's so-called emergency or special adjustment appropriation budget that was announced by the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, does not really address the country's problems and leaves one with more questions than answers about the country's financial position.

South Africa's economy is on... Read more


Samwu se salaris-eise immoreel

2020-06-23
Die Redaksie

"Die munisipale werkersvakbond, Samwu, het in ‘n verklaring te velde getrek teen die nasionale tesourie en dreig opnuut om die land lam te lê met ‘n staking oor salaris-eise," sê Michal Groenewald, VF Plus-LP en hoofwoordvoerder van samewerkende regering en tradisionele... Read more


According to Minister, government is paying Cuban doctors directly

2020-06-23
Die Redaksie

Despite media reports to the contrary, the reply by the Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, to a parliamentary question by the FF Plus indicates that the Cuban doctors and field workers working in South Africa will receive their pay directly from the South African government.

Since the Cuban medical ... Read more


Unemployment was on the rise even before the pandemic

2020-06-23
Die Redaksie

The latest unemployment rate for the first three months of 2020 comes as no surprise at 30,1%. The ANC government and its Department of Labour, whose mandate was expanded to include job creation, have failed to stimulate and promote job creation in the country.

It is extremely alarming that the... Read more


Net soos met MIV/Vigs faal die ANC-regering met Covid-19

2020-06-23
Die Redaksie

"Net soos gebeur het met die ANC-regering se gebrekkige TB-behandeling en aanvanklike mistasting rondom MIV/Vigs wat moontlik tot 300 000 onnodige sterftes tot gevolg gehad het, net so faal die regering die mense van Suid-Afrika met sy optrede rondom Covid-19," sê Fanie du Toit, VF... Read more


Minister erken staatskaping en korrupsie het ekonomie verswak

2020-06-23
Die Redaksie

Staatskaping en korrupsie het ʼn groot rol gespeel in die verswakking van Suid-Afrika se ekonomie en sy ekonomiese vooruitsigte. Hierdie erkenning is vandag gemaak deur die minister van handel en nywerheid, Ebrahim Patel, in antwoord op ʼn vraag van die VF Plus oor die aangeleentheid.

Die minister... Read more


FF Plus congratulates Transnet pensioners and legal team on the finalisation and settlement of court case

2020-06-22
Die Redaksie

FF Plus wants to congratulate the Transnet pensioners and their legal team on the finalisation of the nine-year-long court case against Transnet. The North Gauteng High Court finally declared the settlement a court order today. The court order prepares the implementation of the settlement, which... Read more


You must be joking: Decision by Showmax (Multichoice) to ban Schuster films creates a dangerous precedent

2020-06-20
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus finds it extremely alarming that on the very same day that the Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, announced the establishment of a racism-police to spy on teachers and learners, it also came to light that Showmax is secretly busy censoring Leon Schuster's movies by quietly... Read more


VBS saga could change South Africa’s political landscape

2020-06-19
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus welcomes the arrest and subsequent court appearance of the first eight suspects in the VBS case. The drastic developments in the VBS case could usher in a new political era for South Africa.

The extent of the VBS case could possibly have far-reaching consequences for specific key... Read more


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