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Level Three Regulations: Lack of clarity will once again cause problems

2020-05-28
Die Redaksie

Just like before, there are still many questions and uncertainties regarding the finer details of the Level Three lockdown regulations and there are still numerous restrictions that simply seem irrational, like the ban on businesses such as hair salons and the continued restrictions on exercise... Read more


FF Plus: Health Minister is not interested in the facts about smoking and Covid-19

2020-05-27
Die Redaksie

Neither the matter of personal choice nor the matter of scientific evidence around smoking and Covid-19 appeared to be of any interest to the Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize.

During a virtual meeting of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Mr Armand Cloete, FF Plus MP, asked the Minister to... Read more


Minister answers evasively about municipalities that wrongfully issue permits

2020-05-27
Die Redaksie

During a semi-virtual Parliamentary session, the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, responded with an evasive answer to a question about the uncertainties created by various municipalities that are wrongfully issuing permits to business... Read more


Heropening van skole: Sentralistiese benadering boesem nie vertroue in nie

2020-05-26
Die Redaksie

"Die departement van basiese onderwys se sentralistiese benadering tot die heropening van skole is nie geskik vir die situasie op skoolvlak nie," sê dr. Wynand Boshoff, VF Plus-LP en hoofwoordvoerder van basiese onderwys.

"Terwyl talle skole weke lank al gereed is om veilig en ordelik te... Read more


Lockdown Level 3 as from 1 June: Unlocking of economy is tardy

2020-05-24
Die Redaksie

The unlocking of South Africa's economy is happening at too slow a pace to prevent serious long-term damage, particularly in light of the fact that President Cyril Ramaphosa once again reiterated this evening that the lockdown has served its purpose.

Business enterprises could have resumed their... Read more


While police claim compliance with the law, there are further acts of police brutality

2020-05-23
Die Redaksie

While the Deputy Police Minister, Cassel Mathale, was assuring Parliament’s Police Committee that the police and the defence force had complied with the damning court ruling in the Collins Khoza case, Dr Pieter Groenewald, leader of the FF Plus, accused security forces of yet another incident ... Read more


Minister of Trade and Industry must be more accountable

2020-05-22
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus demands that the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Ebrahim Patel, must be held more accountable by appearing before Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on a regular basis. The Minister has appeared before the Committee only once since the lockdown... Read more


Fast deteriorating social situation in South Africa is starting to take on catastrophic proportions

2020-05-21
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus is concerned about the socio-economic situation in South Africa, which is deteriorating fast. The negative impact that the Covid-19 lockdown has had on communities is starting to take on catastrophic proportions.

The Covid-19 regulations, as well as the deviant and sometimes downright... Read more


Gauteng Department of Education undertakes to open up Covid-19 safety protocol for public participation

2020-05-21
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus was successful in its request to the Gauteng Department of Education to open up the proposed Covid-19 safety protocol, for the re-opening of schools on the 1st of June, for public participation.

The FF Plus made the request earlier today during the virtual Education Committee meeting... Read more


Corruption-epidemic in South Africa is what must be combated now

2020-05-20
Die Redaksie

More and more shocking allegations of extensive corruption under the guise of the Covid-19 pandemic have come to the attention of the FF Plus and the party is seriously concerned about the looting of the disaster fund and the state coffers, which could easily and very soon become an even greater... Read more


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