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Generation of 100MW electricity without licence published in Government Gazette: Now citizens themselves can save the economy

Dr. Wynand Boshoff

The long-awaited publication of the new, higher limit on the self-generation of electricity can literally provide the energy needed to save South Africa's economy. The state-controlled power supplier, Eskom, is struggling to get back on its feet after decades of cadre deployment.

In addition,... Read more

Poll shows growing support for independent Western Cape

Dr Corné Mulder

The results of polls conducted by the international market research company Victory Research, that were released earlier today show a marked increase in support for an independent Western Cape and that the majority of Western Capetonians are in favour of it.

The FF Plus in the Western Cape... Read more

VF Plus betreur afsterwe van geliefde gemeenskapsman Koos Pienaar

Jan van Niekerk

Die VF Plus betreur die afsterwe van ʼn geliefde raadslid en kollega, mnr. Koos Pienaar, wat op Maandag, 9 Augustus, aan Covid-19 oorlede is. Mnr. Pienaar is gebore op 6 Februarie 1949.

Mnr. Pienaar dien sedert 2011 op die Masilonyana-munisipale raad as raadslid van die VF Plus. Sy ervaring en... Read more

FF Plus remembers the women of the past and supports the women of the present

Tammy Breedt

On National Women's Day, the FF Plus would like to honour and commend all the women of South Africa who have helped to build up this country and who are still doing so. Throughout history, women have always played a significant role in the country, even more so in the time of Covid-19 and in light... Read more

FF Plus welcomes Mkhize’s resignation, but he must still face prosecution

Philip van Staden

The pressure that the FF Plus recently put on Zweli Mkhize to account to Parliament for his alleged involvement as Minister of Health in the controversial Digital Vibes contract undoubtedly contributed to his resignation prior to last night's Cabinet reshuffle.

The same is true for the pressure... Read more

Cabinet reshuffle: President fumbles

Dr Pieter Groenewald

President Cyril Ramaphosa let a golden opportunity to make changes to Cabinet that would have made a positive difference to leadership to instil confidence in the highest level of government in South Africa slip through his fingers today.

One of the biggest blunders was to appoint Enoch Godongwana ... Read more

Phoenix violence: The real problem is not race, but the police’s incompetence

Die Redaksie

Race is not to blame for the violence that ravaged Phoenix in KwaZulu-Natal where several people were killed, but the failure of the police force and some of the country's other security structures to do their job properly.

This can be gleaned from President Cyril Ramaphosa's weekly newsletter in... Read more

Feite en bewyse moet deurslag gee in besluit oor OB

Die Redaksie

"Harde feite en stawende getuienis sal die oordeel moet fel oor die geskiktheid van die openbare beskermer (OB), adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane," sê dr. Corné Mulder, VF Plus-LP en parlementêre hoofsweep.

"Dit is die mening wat die VF Plus vandag gegee het met die aanvang van die... Read more

VF Plus-voorstelle aan president om onrus te ontlont

Die Redaksie

"Vanoggend se vergadering tussen president Cyril Ramaphosa en politieke leiers van Suid-Afrika was konstruktief en het die president onderneem om die voorstelle ter harte te neem en toe te pas waar moontlik," sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, leier van die VF Plus.

"Ek het dit as leier van die VF... Read more

Swift and firm action must be taken to subdue unrest and violence

Die Redaksie

The unrest and violence sweeping across South Africa is unacceptable. Swift and firm action is needed to put an end to it. Emotions are running high and as leader of the FF Plus, I implore everyone in the country to remain calm and not to do anything irresponsible.

It is clear that criminal... Read more

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