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Chaotic state of police’s central firearms registry demonstrates why progress with applications is so slow

Die Redaksie

The chaotic and disorderly state of the police's central firearms registry demonstrates why the progress with applications for firearm licences and competency certificates is so slow and has basically ground to a halt. (Photos attached herewith.)

The police service itself has indicated that the... Read more

Impact of serious backlog with DNA tests and rise in serious crime are alarming

Die Redaksie

The country's crime statistics for the first three months of the year, announced by the Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, this morning, do not carry much weight seeing as the serious backlog with DNA tests in the police service greatly hamper convictions and, thus, lets victims down.

Although the... Read more

ANC-regering kies kant van terrorisme in Israel-Palestina-konflik en moet die soewereiniteit van Israel eerbied

Die Redaksie

"Die ANC-regering het nog nooit ‘n geheim gemaak van sy vyandigheid teenoor Israel nie en kies nou weer die kant van terrorisme in die Israel/Palestynse konflik. Dit is tyd dat die ANC Israel se soewereiniteit eerbiedig," sê dr. Corné Mulder, VF Plus-hoofsweep... Read more

Agterstand met DNS-toetse kan net erger raak

Die Redaksie

"Die agterstand met misdaadverwante DNS-toetse in die polisie het in Februarie vanjaar reeds op 172 787 gestaan en die probleem kan vererger weens ʼn regsgeding oor die intellektuele besitreg van die stelsel wat met die DNS-toetsing gebruik word," sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, leier van die VF... Read more

Parliamentary Committee on Cooperative Governance pays visit to Vryburg sewage plant on FF Plus’s insistence

Die Redaksie

Yesterday during an oversight visit to the Ruth Mompati District Municipality, the Parliamentary Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) paid a visit to the Vryburg sewage plant after the FF Plus insisted on it.

The visit once again shone the spotlight on the terrible... Read more

Proposed hikes in municipal power tariffs will put households and businesses under unbearable pressure

Die Redaksie

The implementation of the recently proposed tariff hikes for power, which comes into effect on the 1st of July 2021 at municipalities, is unsustainable and does municipal residents an injustice. The compound inflation-related increases, as budgeted for by municipalities, together with the announced ... Read more

Ramaphosa giving evidence before Zondo: Fraud under the smokescreen of BEE must be exposed

Die Redaksie

President Cyril Ramaphosa's recent testimony about cadre deployment before the Zondo Commission confirms the FF Plus's long-held stance that Affirmative Action (AA) is unacceptable and must be abolished.

AA is not based on merit and the only way to turn the public service around is to make merit... Read more

Vryheidsdag-2021: Alhoewel Suid-Afrikaners Vryheidsdag vier, is hulle nie werklik vry nie

Die Redaksie

"Alhoewel Suid-Afrikaners vanjaar weer Vryheidsdag vier, is hulle nie werklik vry nie. Mense moenie die misplaaste idee hê dat blote stemreg jou vryheid gee nie. Suid-Afrika is te vasgevang in korrupsie, misdaad, armoede en werkloosheid om vry te wees," sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, VF... Read more

FF Plus asks for more time to comment on proposed Covid-19 compensation fund

Die Redaksie

The FF Plus has its doubts about the so-called 'no-fault compensation fund' that the Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, announced to address injuries related to Covid-19 vaccines. 

The public was given only four days to comment on the published regulations aimed at establishing the Covid-19... Read more

ANC government’s expensive obsession with Cuban expertise is unaffordable and unacceptable

Die Redaksie

The ANC government's expensive obsession with Cuban expertise is simply unaffordable and unacceptable.

It puts needless pressure on an already empty fiscus and is a slap in the face of unemployed South African experts who have more than enough expertise and are more than able to do everything that ... Read more

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