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Court ruling on Zuma confirms that medical parole was just a ploy

Dr Pieter Groenewald

Today's High Court ruling ordering former President Jacob Zuma to return to prison is a victory for justice and serves to confirm suspicions that Zuma's medical parole was no more than a ploy to get him out of jail.

The fact that the High Court in Pretoria ruled the medical parole that was granted ... Read more

Unstable Pelonomi proves that Free State Department of Health is failing

Armand Cloete

The ongoing strike at the Pelonomi Hospital in Mangaung is the direct consequence of instability in the Hospital's management and a failing provincial government. Medical services at the Hospital have been brought to a standstill due to the strike.

The Free State Department of Health admitted on... Read more

Misguided priorities demonstrate the true extent of ANC’s failure as ruling party

Wouter Wessels

(Debate in Parliament: Adjustments Appropriation Bill)

Corruption, incompetence and misguided priorities have become synonymous with the ANC – these are the characteristics of failure in governance and a sheer inability to manage the country's finances.

The latest audit outcomes of state... Read more

Gauteng Legislature Committee will submit its own economic plan to Premier after FF Plus proposal

Adv Anton Alberts

The Gauteng Legislature Committee, which oversees the Office of the Premier, unanimously decided to compile its own economic recovery plan for the province after the FF Plus suggested it.

The party’s proposal was unanimously accepted by all political parties because the ANC government's... Read more

Deputy Minister of COGTA stands by ANC practice of using municipalities as guinea pigs for its implementation of failed Affirmative Action policy

Mnr. Michal Groenewald

It is an absolute shame that despite the obvious signs of decay and decline of local governments across the country, the ANC government is adamant that it will keep using municipalities as guinea pigs for implementing its failed policy of Affirmative Action (AA) and cadre deployment.

This is... Read more

VF Plus versoek dat rioolpompstasie in Kemptonpark dringend herstel word

Jean Kriek

Die VF Plus het die Ekurhuleni-metroraad se munisipale departement van water en sanitasie versoek om dringend rioolpompstasie 3 in Bonaeropark, Kemptonpark te herstel om te verhinder dat omliggende erwe oorspoel word met riool.

Die VF Plus het die pompstasie besoek nadat inwoners die party om hulp ... Read more

ANC councillors in Rand West Municipality demonstrate contempt for democracy

Me. Amanda de Lange

The contempt for democratic processes demonstrated by ANC councillors in the Rand West Local Municipality (Randfontein en Westonaria) has prevented appointed councillors from this Municipality from being inaugurated in the West Rand District Municipality.

During yesterday's council meeting of the... Read more

Gimnasiums, kerke en biblioteek stel op versoek van VF Plus geriewe beskikbaar aan inwoners van Pretoria-Oos

Die Redaksie

Op versoek van die VF Plus het sekere Virgin Active-gimnasiums, die Alkantrand-biblioteek en die Valleysig-kerk hul geriewe beskikbaar gestel aan inwoners van Pretoria-Oos wat kragloos gelaat is nadat ʼn brand by die Mooikloof-substasie op 1 Desember uitgebreek het.

Inwoners kan nou die plekke... Read more

Competition Commission is increasingly being used as a mechanism for racial transformation

Jaco Mulder

The Competition Commission wants to start imposing further racial quotas as a means to transform agriculture, one of the few remaining sectors in South Africa that are still successful.

Mr Tembinkosi Bonakele, chairperson of the Commission, stated in a report that agricultural corporations uphold... Read more

FF Plus asks for enterprise-based skills development for youths with disabilities in Mpumalanga

Werner Weber

In response to a Member's Statement by the FF Plus, Mpumalanga's MEC for Social Development, Lindiwe Ntshalintshali, yesterday undertook to look into the fate of youths with disabilities in the province.

The FF Plus requested an intervention in the fate of the province's youths with disabilities... Read more

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