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Banks must be wary of opening accounts for the Manyi company after transaction with Guptas

Adv Anton Alberts

Everything seems to point to the fact that the transaction between Jimmy Manyi and the Guptas is artificial and serves only to create distance between the Guptas and banks by opening accounts in Manyi’s name and the banks need to be aware of this,” says Adv Alberts, chairperson of the... Read more

Farm murders: Organizations and security systems require support

Dr Pieter Groenewald

The recent wave of farm murders and attacks occurring across the country makes it increasingly urgent for famers to join their local agricultural unions’ security systems, says Dr Pieter Groenewald, leader of the FF Plus.

According to statistics by TAU SA, just this month there have been 23... Read more

FF Plus welcomes High Court’s ruling that confirms the constitutional mandate of the Reserve Bank

Adv Anton Alberts

The FF Plus welcomes the ruling by the High Court in Pretoria that confirms the constitutional mandate of the Reserve Bank and the fact that the Court set aside the Public Protector’s (PP) recommendations about the Reserve Bank’s role in her report on the ABSA/CIEX investigation.

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DA motion for early elections opportunist and strengthens Zuma

Dr Pieter Groenewald

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) proposed motion for early elections is opportunist, will not succeed and will only serve to strengthen Zuma. The outcome of the recent motion of no confidence showed that the ANC MP’s are willing to protect the party (ANC), despite dissatisfaction with... Read more

Numerous ANC members of parliament say no to Zuma

Dr Pieter Groenewald

A significant number of ANC members of parliament were willing to vote against their president today. It clearly shows that there is serious division within the ANC and it certainly marks only the beginning of further disintegration and faction formation within the party, says Dr Pieter Groenewald, ... Read more

Jackson Mthembu holds ANC members of parliament hostage over motion of no confidence

Dr Pieter Groenewald

The ANC chief whip, Jackson Mthembu’s, threat that the ANC will come to a fall if its members vote in favour of the motion of no confidence comes down to holding the ANC members of parliament hostage so as to retain their positions in parliament.

A ruling party that allows its leader to be... Read more

Opposition coalitions after one year

Dr Pieter Groenewald

It is one year to the day since the 2016 municipal elections were held and local coalitions ensured that the ANC lost three metros, says Dr. Pieter Groenewald, leader of the FF Plus.

Dr. Groenewald says that coalitions require better and more responsible leadership from political leaders because... Read more

Daar is ook goeie politici . . . (Artikel geskryf deur Douglas Gibson vir Beeld - 2 Junie 2017)

Die Redaksie

Daar is ook goeie politici . . .

Deur Douglas Gibson 02 Junie 2017 19:21

Artikel in Beeld

Douglas Gibson, die voormalige DA-politikus en ook oudambassadeur in Thailand, onthul wie hy beskou as van die indrukwekkendste LP’s wat sedert die nuwe parlement in 1994 saam met hom gedien het.

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Speaker must show where her loyalties lie with secret ballot

Dr Pieter Groenewald

In the past, the speaker of parliament, Baleka Mbete, has consistently shown that her loyalties lie with the ANC and for that reason the FF Plus does not have much hope for her allowing a secret ballot in which president Jacob Zuma may be oust, says dr. Pieter Groenewald, leader of the FF Plus.

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President is opposed to secret ballot

Dr Corné Mulder

President Jacob Zuma is opposed to a vote by secret ballot. It became evident this afternoon when the FF Plus asked if he would support a vote by secret ballot in the light of the Constitutional Court’s judgment on the matter earlier today, says dr. Corné Mulder, chief whip of the FF... Read more

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