Toespraak: Begrotingstem vir die Departement van Mineralebronne - 2017 Speech: Budget Vote for the Department of Mineral Resources - 2017

Adv Anton Alberts


Minister, sedert u die portefeulje oorgeneem het, het niks vir die beter verander nie. Ons hoor steeds net van transformasie, nou genoem radikale ekonomiese transformasie, maar wat eintlik net kode is vir die intensifisering van die stroping van bates tot voordeel van ‘n paar... Read more

Toespraak: Begrotingstem vir die Departement van Hoër Onderwys / Speech: Budget Vote for the Department of Higher Education

Adv Anton Alberts


Minister, as you would know by now, false promises are dangerous. We have witnessed how easily “Fees-Must-Fall” transformed into “Blade-Must-Fall” and the “ANC-Must-Fall”. We need to be careful about the commitments we make to each other in this... Read more

Second Reading Debate: Division of Revenue Bill

Adv Anton Alberts

Geagte Speaker/Adjunk-Speaker/Voorsitter/Minister

Terwyl ons elke jaar hier staan en min of meer dieselfde tipe begroting en verdelings debatteer, tel die VF Plus egter seismiese lesings op wat aanduidend is van makro-skuiwe onder die oppervlak wat die land kan oorrompel. Daarom praat ons nie... Read more

ANC can’t be both government and populist liberation movement

Dr Pieter Mulder

The ANC government has allowed the current violent student protests to develop and cannot wash its hands in innocence and put the blame on others.

“Violence and arson are not acceptable and the police have to be allowed to do its work, and act against criminal elements,” Dr. Pieter... Read more

VF Plus Manifesbekendstelling/FF Plus Manifesto 2016, Pretoria

Dr Pieter Mulder

Chairperson, Ladies and Gentlemen,

This year the ANC is governing South Africa and most local governments for 22 years. The question is: Are the problems after 22 years fewer or more? Are we better off or worse?

The ANC says they have a good story to tell. The Freedom Front Plus says it is a sad... Read more

Debate on Africa Day: Building a better Africa and a better world

Dr Pieter Mulder

The question today: Are we building a better Africa?

On this day in 1963 leaders of 30 independent African states signed in Ethiopia a founding charter to establish the Organisation of African Unity.

In 2002 the OAU established its own successor the African Union. This time in Durban.

In his... Read more

There is a constitutional duty on department of arts and culture to build and develop languages in SA

Dr Pieter Mulder

There is a constitutional duty on the department of arts and culture to build and develop languages in South Africa. The firing of the Pan South African Language Board (Pansalb) is therefore a huge set-back for the promotion of multilingualism in South Africa.

In addition, a forensic investigation ... Read more

Budget vote debate in parliament on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Dr Pieter Mulder

The current drought is being described as the worst drought in 100 years. Thousands of small farmers and subsistence farmer’s livelihoods have been wiped out. Only in the next six months will we truly be experiencing the true impact of the drought.

Experience it in terms of food prices which ... Read more

Begrotingsposdebat: Departement van Mineralebronne - 2016

Adv Anton Alberts


Minister, under the stewardship of the ANC this country’s mineral resources have been plundered under the guise of transformation, productivity has become an afterthought and one of the greatest commodity super cycles was a non-event in our mining industry. This has happened all... Read more

Debate in parliament: Removal of president in terms of section 89(1)(a) of the Constitution

Dr Pieter Mulder


I want to suggest a statement the ANC can issue today:

“The National Executive Committee of the ANC met over the weekend…

“After careful debate and discussion, the NEC decided to recall comrade Zuma. This was one of the most difficult decisions the NEC has ever had to ... Read more

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