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Health department fails to achieve its goal of improving healthcare in Limpopo

Marcelle Maritz

The closure of the clinic in Modimolle (Nylstroom) points an accusatory finger at the Departments of Health and Public Works that failed to improve healthcare and facilities in the province.

The clinic was closed earlier this month because, according to the Department of Labour, it poses a serious ... Read more

VF Plus en studente help spruit skoonmaak in Rietfontein

Mari Joubert

VF Plus-raadslede en party-ondersteuners het die afgelope naweek ’n groot opruimingsaksie langs die spruit in Agtiende Laan in Rietfontein geloods.

Amptenare van die Tshwane-metro, die Koreaanse Asez Woa-studentegroep en studente van die Universiteit van Johannesburg en die... Read more

ANC rejects FF Plus motion for skills audit in Free State

Armand Cloete

It comes as no surprise that the ANC in the Free State Legislature voted against a motion by the FF Plus to conduct a skills audit on all senior managers in the provincial government.

The ANC rejected the motion and voted against transparency and, in so doing, once again demonstrated that it will... Read more

ANC government is taking the wrong short cuts to avoid the “grey list” (Debate in Parliament: General Legislation Amendment Bill (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing))

Wouter Wessels

If South Africa were to end up on the international "grey list", the financial consequences would be dire, particularly when it comes to trade with other countries.

It will erode investor confidence and damage the country's economy even further. South Africa simply cannot afford that.

It,... Read more

Political murders the ANC’s own making (Debate in the NCOP: The killing of councillors)

Fanie du Toit

The many killings of councillors usually have one common factor: political power which provides access to money. It manifests in fights concerning patronage within the ruling ANC.

Underlying this is the power to influence decisions regarding tenders, in particular, with citizenry shelling out in... Read more

uMhlathuze Municipality must urgently review race-based appointments

Anneke Lange

A report by the uMhlathuze Municipality (Richardsbaai / Empangeni) shows that people from minority groups are significantly under-represented in the Municipality's labour force.

The report was tabled in the Municipality's Portfolio Committee on Corporate Services.

The Municipality employs 2 095... Read more

FF Plus proposal to use rehabilitation funds of R17,5 billion for abandoned mines in Mpumalanga accepted

Werner Weber

The FF Plus's proposal in the Mpumalanga Provincial Legislature to immediately use accumulated funds amounting to approximately R17,5 billion, set aside for the rehabilitation of abandoned mines in the province, was adopted.

The funds cannot be used for rehabilitation while a mine is still... Read more

Ruling on Zuma’s sentence welcomed

Dr Pieter Groenewald

The FF Plus welcomes the ruling by the Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein that former President Jacob Zuma's release on medical parole was unconstitutional.

The party fully concurs. Zuma must now go back to prison to serve his sentence, just like every other ordinary citizen would have to.

Until... Read more

Water problems at licensing offices are a thing of the past

Tjaart Steenkamp

Good news for Krugersdorp residents is that the water problems at the licensing offices in Delporten are a thing of the past.

Over the past few months, the licensing offices had to close its doors at about eleven o'clock every day due to a shortage of water.

The Mogale City Municipality... Read more

It appears as if the Gauteng Department of Education is preparing to create gender-neutral toilets in schools

Adv Anton Alberts


The FF Plus recently got wind that the Gauteng Department of Education is preparing to create gender-neutral toilets in schools, which will undermine women's rights.

A questionnaire that was distributed among various schools in South of Gauteng and asked learners to indicate whether they... Read more

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