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Lesufi’s on-line registration system for schools is causing chaos and must be abolished

2020-01-13
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus demands that the on-line registration system for schools in Gauteng must be abolished at once. At present, there are thousands of Gauteng learners who have not yet been placed at schools due to the extensive administrative red tape created by the on-line registration system that was... Read more


Early signs of Eskom’s inability to supply electricity in 2020 are worrying

2020-01-13
Die Redaksie

The fact that Eskom is advising municipalities to start adjusting their schedules so as to make provision for possible stage eight load shedding does not bode well for South Africa's economy and the year 2020 as regards power supply.

It is unacceptable that they are not doing more to avoid total... Read more


SANDF violates country’s Constitution with deployment of troops during ANC birthday celebrations

2020-01-10
Die Redaksie

The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers in Kimberly during the ANC's birthday celebrations is unconstitutional because in terms of Section 201 of the Constitution only the President may grant permission for soldiers to be deployed alongside the police.

The... Read more


Educational system fails more than 560 000 learners

2020-01-09
Die Redaksie

The high university drop-out rate and youth unemployment rate in South Africa necessitate a shift of focus away from an apparently good matric pass rate to looking at whether learners are adequately prepared for the workplace and tertiary studies.

The drop-out rate of students studying at... Read more


Matrieks: Slaagsyfer bemoedigend, maar baie uitdagings lê voor

2020-01-08
Die Redaksie

Die VF Plus wil die matriekklas van 2019 geluk wens met die slaagsyfer van 81,3%. Wanneer 'n mens in Graad 1 by 'n skool inskryf, is die doelwit om Matriek te maak. In Suid-Afrika is daar talle faktore wat hierdie prestasie moeilik maak.

 

"Skole wat nie goed toegerus is nie, onderwysers wat ... Read more


Suid-Afrikaanse sport sal dieselfde pad loop as SAL, Eskom met ANC-inmenging

2019-12-23
Die Redaksie

"Die Wysigingswetsontwerp op Sport en Ontspanning wat verlede week gepubliseer is, is niks anders nie as 'n poging van die ANC-regering om sport te nasionaliseer en sodoende die party se ideologie weereens ten koste van die land uit te bou en te bevorder nie," sê Heloïse Denner, VF... Read more


Christmas and New Year's Message 2019

2019-12-18
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The festive season encompassing Christmas and New Year's causes one to involuntarily reflect on the year that has gone by.

For the FF Plus it was a year of exceptional achievement, particularly with regard to the general elections that took place on the 8th of May. It took a lot of hard work and... Read more


Reconciliation Day: Recognise Afrikaner’s cultural rights

2019-12-16
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The Bill of Rights as enshrined in the Constitution of South Africa recognises the right of communities and individuals to express their culture. It is Afrikaners' constitutional right to annually commemorate the covenant that was made by their ancestors in 1938 as the Day of the Vow (Geloftedag)... Read more


Cabinet meeting over power crisis: Opportunities that should have been made use of long ago

2019-12-15
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

Drastic action to address the power crisis in South Africa, like the Cabinet meeting that President Cyril Ramaphosa announced this past Friday, should have been taken long ago. And even though it is a bit late, the FF Plus welcomes the opportunity that he is creating for decisions to be taken that... Read more


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


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