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 …

Toespraak in die Debat oor die Openingsrede van die Premier van die Vrystaat

Nuwe Swart Ekonomiese Bemagtiging (SEB)-punteskok is onwettig

Meer werksgeleenthede sal slegs geskep kan word indien die ekonomie  groei. Om ‘n ekonomiese groeikoers wat welvaartsverbetering sal  verseker, te realiseer benodig Suid-Afrika ‘n dramatiese verhoging in  produktiwiteit. Die verhoging van produktiwiteit hang nou saam met  werketiek. Die kern van die huidige krisisse wat die Vrystaat in die gesig staar  lê by gefaalde regeringsbeleid en …

Numsa strike deplored – CDP

Numsa strike deplored – CDP “The Christian Democratic Party (CDP) condemns the upcoming Numsa strike, but is not at all surprised that it is imminent”, says CDP leader, Rev.Theunis Botha. “It is clear that the annual strike season has commenced, which this year will be even more damaging than in the past, due to the …

Gordhan has major task – CDP

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“The Christian Democratic Party (CDP) supports minister Pravin Gordhan’s admission that the target of clean audits for municipalities by the end of the year is over ambitious,” says CDP leader, Rev. Theunis Botha. “The next step is to announce that cadre deployment – which is actually unconstitutional – will be scrapped, and replaced by a …

VF Plus-reaksie op premier van die Vrystaat se Openingsrede

Nuwe Swart Ekonomiese Bemagtiging (SEB)-punteskok is onwettig

VF Plus-reaksie op premier van die Vrystaat se Openingsrede Premier Ace Magashule se openingsrede was ‘n wenslysie van onsamehangende drome wat nie binne die huidige realiteite kan realiseer nie. Hy het sy bes probeer om die geweldige krisisse wat die Vrystaat tans op verskillende vlakke ervaar te verbloem deur verwysings na lukrake, geïsoleerde projekte en …

IFP: HELP BLACK BUSINESS STAND UP AGAIN

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IFP: HELP BLACK BUSINESS STAND UP AGAIN The IFP has called upon the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Senzo Mchunu, to act on his call on black businesspeople by channelling resources to help black businesspeople who were the victims of political violence. The IFP said this in a statement issued today in reaction to Premier Mchunu’s …

MINISTER OF FINANCE REPLY TO QUESTION BY MR N SINGH MP

MINISTER OF FINANCE REPLY TO QUESTION BY MR N SINGH Mp 4. Mr N Singh (IFP) to ask the Minister of Finance: Whether, with regard to the current international economic climate and recent 0,6% contraction in the quarterly gross domestic product, the country is heading for another recession; if not, what steps does he intend …

SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true

SABC – Dumping of Afrikaans programming not true Johannesburg, 26 June 2014-The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) would like to express its misgivings on the article published today on TV with Thinus, an online publication, which claims to do news and analysis on South African Television. The Cape Town based self-proclaimed TV critic, Mr. Thinus …