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Verval onder ANC is die norm – verandering is nodig

2021-03-19
Die Redaksie

It may sound like a stuck record to say the same things – that there are serious problems at municipalities and that infrastructure is falling apart – year in and year out, but it must be said seeing as we have reached a point where people are suffering and even dying.

It is impossible ... Read more


Geen hoop op menseregte onder ANC-regering

2021-03-19
Die Redaksie

How can a symbiotic relationship be established between human rights and Covid-19? How are human rights promoted amid the pandemic and do South Africans really have something to celebrate in this regard given the context in which they find themselves?

When discussing human rights in South Africa,... Read more


VF Plus trots op parlementslid Wouter Wessels onder land se mees invloedryke jong mense

2021-03-17
Die Redaksie

"Die VF Plus is trots op die aanwysing van een van sy parlementslede en nasionale swepe, mnr. Wouter Wessels, as een van die honderd mees invloedryke jong mense in Suid-Afrika vir 2020," sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, VF Plus-leier.

"Die bekende skakel- en graderingsmaatskappy Avance Media doen... Read more


FF Plus welcomes Parliament’s decision to proceed with process of stripping PP of her office

2021-03-17
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus welcomes Parliament's decision to proceed with the process of stripping the Public Protector (PP), Busisiwe Mkhwebane, of her office.

 

The Office of the PP fulfils a critically important role in South Africa as it is the highest-level watchdog over the government.

 

South ... Read more


Ministers’ contempt for parliamentary questions equals contempt for accountability

2021-03-17
Die Redaksie

Today's response by Deputy President David Mabuza to the issue of ANC ministers' contempt for official parliamentary questions is indicative of the ANC government's general contempt for accountability.

The FF Plus asked the Deputy President why a total of 172 official questions by the various... Read more


Economy cannot grow under ANC’s fiscal pyramid scheme

2021-03-11
Die Redaksie

It is quite understandable that grading agencies are sceptical about the fiscal targets set by Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, in his budget.

 

A fiscal framework that sets the right targets to stabilise South Africa's government debt must be based on a sustainable increase in the tax... Read more


And so the country’s infrastructure collapses

2021-03-11
Die Redaksie

The country's infrastructure is falling apart due to inadequate or no maintenance. Less than half of the country's municipalities have some kind of plan to maintain their infrastructure.

This is evident from answers provided by Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Minister of Cooperative Governance... Read more


Staat se intelligensie- en veiligheidsgemeenskap misbruik geheimhouding om verantwoording te ontduik

2021-03-11
Die Redaksie

" ‘n Wesenlike probleem met die staat se intelligensie- en veiligheidsgemeenskappe is dat vertroulikheid misbruik word om parlementêre oorsig en verantwoording te ontduik en moontlik ook misdaad te verdoesel," sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, leier van die VF Plus.

"Dit gebeur gereeld... Read more


Implikasies van privatisering van Eskom vir energiesekerheid – VF Plus kan nie wag nie

2021-03-11
Die Redaksie

Debat in parlement aangevra deur die EFF oor implikasies van privatisering vir Eskom en energie-sekerheid

"Die gesprek oor die privatisering van staatsondernemings is 'n algemene debatspunt vir ekonomiese teoretici, maar ook 'n warm gesprekspunt in spesifieke omgewings - byvoorbeeld waar dit oor... Read more


AstraZeneca: Mkhize moet sê waarom Suid-Afrika nog nie ontslae is van die entstof nie en waarom WGO nog verdere dosisse wil lewer

2021-03-11
Die Redaksie

"Die VF Plus dring daarop aan dat die minister van gesondheid, Zweli Mkhize, oop kaarte moet speel met die mense van Suid-Afrika oor die 1 miljoen dosisse AstraZeneca-entstof wat die regering aangekoop het," sê Philip van Staden, VF Plus-LP en hoofwoordvoerder van gesondheid.

"Hy moet... Read more


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