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VF Plus-raadslid dien strafregtelike klag in teen speaker na doodsdreigement

2022-12-09
Aranda Nel-Buitendag

Die VF Plus het gister ʼn strafregtelike klag aanhangig gemaak teen die speaker van die Govan Mbeki-plaaslike munisipaliteit, Fikile Magagamela, vir die uiter van 'n doodsdreigement.

Die klag spruit voort uit die speaker se dreigement teenoor die VF Plus se raadslid die vorige dag tydens ʼn... Read more


Crime is on the rise due to incompetent police force

2022-12-08
Kobus Hoffman

The serious spike in crime in Gauteng can partly be attributed to economic pressure and the police force's incompetence in combating crime.

The FF Plus has warned the provincial Commissioner, Lt. Gen. Elias Mawela, on several occasions that crime will continue to rise if attention is not paid to... Read more


Hydropower saves more than 4 million tons in carbon emissions over 20 months – dams’ power stations working hard

2022-12-08
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

A reply from the Minister of Public Enterprises, Mr Pravin Gordhan, indicates that the hydroelectric power stations of the Gariep and Vanderkloof Dams are making a valuable contribution to the country's power supply.

The volume may not be great, but neither is the cost, it is exceptionally low... Read more


Skakel straatligte in Kempton Park oor na sonkrag

2022-12-07
Jean Kriek

Die VF Plus gaan in 2023 ʼn voorstel by die Ekurhuleni-metroraad indien dat ʼn uitvoerbaarheidstudie gedoen word om alle straatligte in Kempton Park oor te skakel na sonkrag.

Lamppale in strate word daagliks oopgebreek en die koperkabels gesteel waarna dit vir skroot verkoop word.

Die... Read more


Polokwane: Strewe na metrostatus onrealisties en mors van tyd

2022-12-05
Susan Clarke

Die onrealistiese strewe na metrostatus vir die Polokwane-plaaslike munisipaliteit (Pietersburg) is ’n mors van tyd.

Die uitvoerende burgemeester van dié munisipaliteit, mnr. John Mpe, het onlangs in verskeie openbare vergaderings gepraat oor stappe wat dié munisipaliteit... Read more


Senior public officials’ qualifications to be investigated after pressure from FF Plus

2022-12-05
Armand Cloete

The Public Service Commission (PSC) has confirmed that it will, on request of the FF Plus, launch an investigation into the qualifications of senior managers in Free State government departments.

In terms of Section 196 of the Constitution, the PSC is mandated to investigate and evaluate all... Read more


Antonnette Botha-Braillemuseum gepaste wyse om haar te gedenk vir bydrae tot blinde Afrikaanse gemeenskap

2022-12-02
Jennifer Glover

Die VF Plus het die afgelope week op uitnodiging van “Blind SA” die opening van die Antonnette Botha-Braillemuseum by “Blind SA” se kantoor in Alberton bygewoon.

Die party is baie trots en opgewonde dat me. Botha se werk op hierdie wyse vereer word en dat haar bydrae tot... Read more


Gender inclusion: Department of Basic Education follows a controversial approach

2022-12-02
Dr. Wynand Boshoff

 

A drawn-out process of written questions and follow-up questions to the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, has finally painted somewhat of a picture of the Department's plans with "Sexual orientation, Gender identity, Gender expression and Sex characteristics" (or SOGIESC for... Read more


FF Plus warns Lesufi to enjoy his premiership, while it lasts

2022-12-02
Adv Anton Alberts

During a debate today in the Gauteng Legislature on the annual report of the Office of the Premier, the FF Plus warned the Premier, Panyaza Lesufi, to enjoy his time as premier, while it lasts.

His term will come to an end with the national and provincial elections in 2024.

In the FF Plus's view, ... Read more


FF Plus wants to know why Gauteng Department of Education is concealing independent investigation report on “racial incident” at Jan Viljoen High School

2022-12-02
Adv Anton Alberts

The FF Plus wants to know why the Gauteng Department of Education is concealing an independent investigation report on a so-called "racial incident" at Jan Viljoen High School.

The party today requested the new MEC for Education, Mr MK Chiloane, to look into the matter.

Chiloane did not respond,... Read more


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