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Debate on Africa Day in NCOP: South Africans will in the end survive the ANC epidemic and gain complete independence

2022-05-25
Fanie du Toit

(Debate on Africa Day in NCOP: From pandemics to endemics: building an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa beyond the Covid-19 pandemic )

With their inherent resilience, South Africans will ultimately survive the ANC epidemic, just like with Covid-19, to obtain true independence and... Read more


Debate on Africa Day in Parliament: The ANC itself poses a material threat to food security

2022-05-25
Tammy Breedt

(Debate on Africa Day in Parliament: Strengthening resilience and sustainability in nutrition and food security on the African continent)

An amount of R50 million promised to Cuba to help alleviate food shortages and R22 million for a flagpole to promote nation building – these are good... Read more


VF Plus verwelkom Tshwane-metro se begrotingsrede

2022-05-24
Awie Erasmus

Die VF Plus verwelkom die begroting van die Tshwane-metroraad vir die 2022/23 finansiële jaar.

Die VF Plus is deel van die koalisieregering en het aktief deelgeneem aan die proses om ʼn begroting daar te stel wat gefokus is op stabiliteit en die lewering van basiese dienste.

Die begroting... Read more


Soldiers of the previous dispensation, including the Cape Coloured Corps, must also receive military veterans’ benefits

2022-05-24
Dr Pieter Groenewald

(Budget vote debate in Parliament: Defence and Military Veterans)

The Military Veterans Act of 2011 clearly stipulates that all members of the country's national defence force, including those who served before 1994, qualify as military veterans.

The Act determines that a military veteran is (a)... Read more


Mike Schüssler: Brilliant economist with big heart’s passing is a massive loss for South Africa

2022-05-24
Adv Anton Alberts

The recent passing of the economist Mike Schüssler is a massive loss for South Africa.

Mr Schüssler was not only a brilliant economist, but he also had a big heart and cared for people, as was evident in his serious concern for the growing endemic poverty in South Africa.

Using his... Read more


ANC the masters of hollow words and false promises

2022-05-24
Philip van Staden

(Budget vote debate in Parliament: Public Works and Infrastructure)

When it comes to sweet talking and making extravagant promises, there are very few other governments in the world that can hold a candle to the ANC. Sadly, it fails just as extravagantly when it comes to delivering on these... Read more


Tshwane-metro dien strafregtelik klag in teen EFF

2022-05-24
Grandi Theunissen

Raadslede van die veelparty-koalisieregering in die Tshwane-metroraad, waarvan die VF Plus deel vorm, het vandag ʼn strafregtelike klag teen verskeie EFF-lede en die party se koukusleier, Obakeng Ramabodu, aanhangig gemaak.

Die klag spruit uit die EFF-lede se optrede op 19 Mei tydens ʼn spesiale... Read more


State Security Agency not a pawn of the ANC

2022-05-24
Dr Pieter Groenewald

(Budget vote debate in Parliament: State Security)

If the controversy surrounding the State Security Agency (SSA) is not resolved soon, the public may lose all its faith in the Agency.

One of the burning questions relating to the SSA is the position of the Deputy Minister of State Security, Zizi... Read more


Department of Home Affairs is going nowhere fast

2022-05-24
Jaco Mulder

(Budget vote debate in Parliament: Home Affairs)

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, today essentially admitted that his Department is in trouble and going nowhere fast if extraordinary measures are not implemented.

These measures are not visible and they are also not budgeted for... Read more


Department of Labour has double standards and its hostility towards the private sector must come to an end

2022-05-24
Wouter Wessels

(Budget vote debate in Parliament: Employment and Labour)

The Minister of Labour, Thulas Nxesi, tries very hard to paint a pretty picture of achievements, plans and programmes that will improve the lives of workers in South Africa.

The irony is that the Department and ruling party are trying to... Read more


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