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Business confidence at lowest point in 45 years due to poor government policy

2020-06-10
Die Redaksie

The blame for the fact that South Africa's business confidence has dropped to the lowest level that it has been in 45 years can only be laid at the door of the government.

South Africa's downgrade as an investment destination to junk status and the enforcement of irrational lockdown regulations by ... Read more


FF Plus worried about cost and consequences of Covid-19 tests with inconclusive results

2020-06-10
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus is concerned about Covid-19 tests that are done at the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) as the results of some of these tests are not conclusive as either positive or negative.

Although there are various technical factors that could result in a test result being inconclusive,... Read more


FF Plus extremely worried about Public Works’ spending of R82 million of Covid-19 funds

2020-06-09
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus is extremely worried about the Department of Public Works' spending and apparent squandering of money during the Covid-19 pandemic.

In a question for written reply that the FF Plus addressed to Minister Patricia de Lille (Minister of Public Works), the party enquired whether the... Read more


Prescription on Civil and Criminal matters (Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill: Law does nothing to proactively prevent violence against women and children

2020-06-09
Die Redaksie

Prevention is better than cure and the Prescription on Civil and Criminal matters Amendment Bill, which aims to specifically curb violence against women and children, does not achieve this objective.

South Africa currently finds itself in yet another serious pandemic that mainly targets women and... Read more


Wysigingswetsontwerp op Maatskaplike Hulpverlening: ‘n Verdere stap om maatskaplike afhanklikheid te skep

2020-06-09
Die Redaksie

"Die Wysigingswetsontwerp op Maatskaplike Hulpverlening se motiewe klink edel, maar eindelik is dit niks anders nie as ʼn verdere stap om maatskaplike afhanklikheid aan die regering te verseker. Die wetsontwerp het wel positiewe aspekte, maar die grondslag is oorwegend kommerwekkend," sê Tammy ... Read more


R600 million spent on water supply and tanks for schools – Minister’s response leads to more questions than answers

2020-06-09
Die Redaksie

The Department of Basic Education has deviated from the normal procurement procedure and awarded a tender of more than R600 million to the Rand Water Board.

According to an answer provided by the Minister of Basic Education, Ms Angie Motshekga, the tender will ensure that 3 500 schools are... Read more


Nketoana: Na vyf jaar geen teken van nuwe vulliswerf waarvoor miljoene begroot is nie

2020-06-08
Die Redaksie

"Meer as vyf jaar nadat die Nketoana-plaaslike munisipaliteit (Arlington, Lindley, Petrus Steyn, Reitz) ‘n resolusie geneem het om die vullisterrein op Lindley weens gesondheidsrisiko’s na ‘n ander gebied te skuif, is dit steeds nie gedoen nie," sê Armand Cloete, VF Plus-LP... Read more


Ramaphosa’s statements about racism: The President has a constitutional duty to promote nation building

2020-06-08
Die Redaksie

The President of South Africa has a constitutional duty to promote nation building and, therefore, it is unacceptable that the statements made by President Cyril Ramaphosa with the launch of the ANC's campaign against racism could have the opposite effect and create even more tension.

When a... Read more


Farm attacks: Living monuments offer hope

2020-06-08
Die Redaksie

Gruesome farm attacks are still at the order of the day while the government is turning a blind eye and President Cyril Ramaphosa launched a shocking attack on white people by stereotyping and accusing them all of racism.

The survivors of farm attacks are, however, living monuments of overcoming... Read more


FF Plus welcomes confirmation from police that neighbourhood and farm watches may resume operations

2020-06-06
Die Redaksie

The FF Plus welcomes the announcement by the police that neighbourhood and farm watches are indeed allowed to resume their operations.

It is, however, frustrating and lamentable that the confirmation was only given nine days after the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs... Read more


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