Category «Politics»

Through The Grapevine

Through The Grapevine As the African National Congress prepares to start its policy discussions this weekend, one of which is a discussion under economic transformation regarding land reform and its intention to return land to the people and provide them with the necessary support, this week’s Special Assignment exposes the alleged corruption inherent in the …

“Political” Cuban engineers communist imperialism – CDP

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“Minister Nomvula Mokomyane’s statement that 34 Cuban engineers have been brought into the country to try and salvage our failing water reticulation systems and that they were chosen because of their political awareness, shows that the ANC is still firmly caught in the trap of a failed Communist ideology,” says Christian Democratic Party (CDP) leader, …

VF Plus-reaksie op pres. Zuma se 2015-staatsrede

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Pres. Zuma het die geleentheid gemis om deur die staatsrede hoop en sekerheid te bring vir die toekoms. Die staatsrede was oninspirerend en ‘n herhaling van die ou bekende sake sonder enige nuwe inisiatiewe. Wat die buitelandse beleggers betref stuur die president botsende boodskappe en is dan verbaas dat beleggers hulle belange van SA na …

Focus SONA on national reconciliation – CDP

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“It will be interesting to see how many times President Zuma blames Apartheid in his ‘State of the Nation’ address, for the woeful state of the nation, which has become the legacy of ANC rule,” says Rev. Theunis Botha, leader of the Christian Democratic Party (CDP). “We call on the President to deliver a proper …

EFF radicalism sets bad example-CDP

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EFF radicalism sets bad example-CDP “Statements such as ‘we will die for Malema’ reflects the kind of radicalism the country can well do without,” says Rev. Theunis Botha, leader of the Christian Democratic Party (CDP). Botha referred to statements from some of those holding a night vigil ahead of the trial of Julius Malema, leader …

Scotland votes “No” to independence

Scotland votes "No" to independence

Edinburgh – The “No” campaign won the Scottish referendum on Friday to keep the territory within the United Kingdom. Chief Counting Officers Mary Pitcaithly and Sue Bruce for the city of Edinburgh announced that 55.42 percent of the Scots voted against independence while 44.58 percent voted in favour. With a turnout of 84.48 percent, the …

Scotland says no to independence

Scotland votes "No" to independence

With the announced result at Fife, where 114 148 voted Yes and 139 788 No, the majority of the votes are in.  More than 50% of the voters has voted NO to becoming independent from Britain.  Early estimates of the exact percentage of no votes vary from 53 to 56 percent. More than 80 percent of the …

IFP: ANC USING STATE MONEY FOR ELECTION CAMPAIGN?

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The IFP in the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature has questioned the very opportunistic “service delivery” that takes place in wards that will soon have by-elections and it is challenging the KZN Premier, Senzo Mchunu to name those departments that have been assigned to these wards, especially in the uMthonjaneni Municipality. There needs to be full disclosure on …

SA condemns military take-over in Lesotho

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Pretoria – The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has warned the military in Lesotho that South Africa, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the African Union (AU) will not tolerate the unconstitutional take-over of the neighbouring mountain kingdom. On Saturday, the Lesotho Defence Force took over the radio and TV stations, resulting …

Ehrenreich en Cosatu soos tandelose keffertjies wat al hoe meer irrelevant raak in ’n moderne wêreld

Tony Ehrenreich en Cosatu is soos tandelose keffertjies wat ‘n leë geraas maak terwyl hulle al hoe meer irrelevant en uitgediend raak in ‘n moderne wêreld met moderne uitdagings, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor sport. Hy sê Ehrenreich en Cosatu se uitsprake oor die Springbok-rugbyspan en Victor Matfield se …