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Proposed hikes in municipal power tariffs will put households and businesses under unbearable pressure

2021-05-03
Die Redaksie

The implementation of the recently proposed tariff hikes for power, which comes into effect on the 1st of July 2021 at municipalities, is unsustainable and does municipal residents an injustice. The compound inflation-related increases, as budgeted for by municipalities, together with the announced ... Read more


Ramaphosa giving evidence before Zondo: Fraud under the smokescreen of BEE must be exposed

2021-04-28
Die Redaksie

President Cyril Ramaphosa's recent testimony about cadre deployment before the Zondo Commission confirms the FF Plus's long-held stance that Affirmative Action (AA) is unacceptable and must be abolished.

AA is not based on merit and the only way to turn the public service around is to make merit... Read more


Vryheidsdag-2021: Alhoewel Suid-Afrikaners Vryheidsdag vier, is hulle nie werklik vry nie

2021-04-27
Die Redaksie

"Alhoewel Suid-Afrikaners vanjaar weer Vryheidsdag vier, is hulle nie werklik vry nie. Mense moenie die misplaaste idee hê dat blote stemreg jou vryheid gee nie. Suid-Afrika is te vasgevang in korrupsie, misdaad, armoede en werkloosheid om vry te wees," sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, VF... Read more


FF Plus asks for more time to comment on proposed Covid-19 compensation fund

2021-04-20
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus has its doubts about the so-called 'no-fault compensation fund' that the Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, announced to address injuries related to Covid-19 vaccines. 

The public was given only four days to comment on the published regulations aimed at establishing the Covid-19... Read more


ANC government’s expensive obsession with Cuban expertise is unaffordable and unacceptable

2021-04-20
Die Redaksie

The ANC government's expensive obsession with Cuban expertise is simply unaffordable and unacceptable.

It puts needless pressure on an already empty fiscus and is a slap in the face of unemployed South African experts who have more than enough expertise and are more than able to do everything that ... Read more


Johnson & Johnson: Healthcare workers who have already been vaccinated must be monitored

2021-04-15
Die Redaksie

In light of the USA's healthcare authorities temporarily suspending the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to a possible link between the vaccine and a rare type of blood clot and the South African government also announcing a temporary suspension of the administration of the... Read more


Polisie moet oop kaarte speel oor Piet Retief-voorval waar vier boere in hegtenis geneem is op aanklagte van moord

2021-04-13
Die Redaksie

"Baie vrae hang oor die voorval wat daartoe gelei het dat vier boere van Piet Retief aangekla word van die moord op twee persone en die polisie moet in belang van geregtigheid gou duidelikheid hieroor gee," sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, leier van die VF Plus.

"Om die sub judice-reël te... Read more


Desentraliseer opwekking van elektrisiteit en slaan korrupsie hok

2021-04-08
Die Redaksie

"Die korrupsievoos Suid-Afrikaanse publiek het nog 'n vuishou gekry met mediaberigte wat dui op olieberging wat vir Eskom teen opgeblase pryse gedoen is in ruil vir onder meer skenkings aan die ANC," sê dr. Wynand Boshoff, VF Plus-LP en hoofwoordvoerder van mineraal- en energiesake.

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OG-verslag wys hoe diepliggend wanbestuur, korrupsie en wanbesteding in Noordwes is

2021-04-08
Die Redaksie

"Die jongste verslag van die ouditeur generaal (OG) oor die stand van finansiële bestuur en aanspreeklikheid in provinsiale departemente in Noordwes, bevestig die diepgewortelde kultuur van wanbestuur, korrupsie en wanbesteding in dié provinsie," sê Michal Groenewald, VF Plus-LP... Read more


Regering moet optree teen wesenlike Isis-bedreiging in Suid-Afrika

2021-03-31
Die Redaksie

"Alle aanduidings is daar dat die terreurgroep Isis en ander ekstremistiese Moslemgroepe reeds ’n vastrapplek het in Suid-Afrika en dit sou uiters onverantwoordelik van die ANC-regering wees om nie daadwerklike stappe te neem teen die bedreiging nie," sê dr. Corné Mulder, VF... Read more


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