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A Codesa about the economy is needed to rescue South Africa’s economy

Adv Anton Alberts

The promise of president Jacob Zuma that 5 million job opportunities will be created over the next five years in South Africa is mere rhetoric. A second Codesa, this time about the country’s economy and the value of local self-reliance is needed now to place the country on the road to... Read more

Het Bloemfontein se naam verander?

Wouter Wessels

“Het Bloemfontein se naam verander?” vra talle ontstelde inwoners na aanleiding van die Afrika-nasies sokkertoernooi se plakkate wat die gasheerstede as Kaapstad, Mangaung en Polokwane aandui (sien aangehegte foto).

Bloemfontein, as een van die hoofstede van Suid-Afrika, se naam het... Read more

Petrol price should be de-regulated

Adv Anton Alberts

Factors such as the poor exchange rate which drives the price of petrol in South Africa to record highs, severely impede the country’s economy and the de-regulation of the price of petrol is virtually the only option to soften the impact of the inevitable further increases of the petrol... Read more

Boetes wat Stad Kaapstad uitgereik het met wegspring van Kaap-na-Rio-seiljagvaart was ongevoelig en moet teruggetrek word

Rdl André Fourie

Boetes wat die Stad Kaapstad aan motoriste uitgereik het met die afskop van die Kaap-na-Rio-seiljagwedvaart op 4 Januarie vanjaar, was ongevoelig en kortsigtig en moet teruggetrek word, sê mnr. André Fourie, Vryheidsfront Plus-raadslid vir die Stad Kaapstad.

Volgens mnr. Fourie het... Read more

Zuma should say what he wants to change in the Constitution

Dr Pieter Groenewald

President Jacob Zuma must say what changes he wants to make to the Constitution of South Africa, following his comments yesterday near Nelspruit where, according to media reports, he asked supporters to vote for the ANC to ensure a two-thirds majority in the forthcoming general elections so that... Read more

Thandi Modise should follow Pieter Mulder’s example with purchase of vehicle

Dr Pieter Groenewald

“The premiere of Northwest, Thandi Modise’s justification for the purchasing of a new official vehicle valued at R1,3 million is not acceptable. To allege that the old vehicle had already travelled 120 000 km and that she was therefore obliged to purchase a new vehicle is not true. The... Read more

Education system fails learners before matric

Dr Pieter Groenewald

"South Africa’s education system fails the youth long before they write matric and denies the country of essential building blocks for its future,” Dr. Pieter Groenewald, the parliamentary leader of the Freedom Front Plus, says.

The labour market requires more from a matric certificate ... Read more

Pilgrim’s Rest: PP confirms tender procedure ‘poisoned’ following FF Plus’ request for an investigation

Adv Anton Alberts

The Freedom Front Plus’ request to the Public Protector in July 2012 to investigate the tender procedure of the Mpumalanga provincial government for the shop premises in Pilgrim’s Rest has paid off. “As was expected, the tender procedure was poisoned by gross irregularities and... Read more

Inter-ministerial Nkandla report a smoke-screen to protect Zuma

Dr Pieter Groenewald

“The inter-ministerial report on Nkandla which Minister Thulas Nxesi released today is nothing other than a smoke-screen to protect President Jacob Zuma. The ministers have all been appointed to their positions by Zuma and it is only logical that they would protect Zuma and would clear him of ... Read more

Reconciliation and the Afrikaner’s place in SA

Dr Pieter Mulder

The reviews and tributes the past week, following former president Mandela’s death, indicate how far away we have moved in the past 15 years in South Africa from making room for one another and real reconciliation. The fact that some minorities feel alienated further confirms this.

The... Read more

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