Wheels of Injustice – Part 1

Wheels of Injustice

We’ve all seen the cars driving on our roads which advertise that it’s possible to buy a new car for just R699 rand a month and other low amounts. This deal sounds too good to be true. That’s because it is. The deal run by Satinsky 128 and Blue Lakes Trading and Promotions has crumbled. …

FINAL RESULTS OF THE GAUTENG EAST KEYHEALTH SERIES

Tennis

Final results of the Gauteng East KeyHealth Series being played in Benoni, Gauteng. Singles Finals Men Boys 12 4-Codie van Schalkwyk (Nam) bt 3-Andreas Scott (GC) 6-1 6-2 Boys 14 1-Christiaan Worst (GN) bt 3-Joubert Klopper (FS) 6-7 (6) 6-4 6-3 Boys 16 5-Nikolai Manchev (KZN) bt 6-Jandre’ Lessing (EP) 6-2 6-1 Men 2-Trent Botha …

IFP: 19,000 HIV/AIDS WORKERS TRAINED FOR THE FRONTLINES

IFP

IFP: 19,000 HIV/AIDS WORKERS TRAINED FOR THE FRONTLINES Today the Children with HIV Association (CHIVA) celebrates ten years of mentoring and training healthcare workers to treat HIV/Aids in children and adolescents. This remarkable organisation has trained 19 000 healthcare workers since its founding by Dr Karyn Moshal, a Durban-born paediatrician. In 2004, in memory of …

SA Govt going to try to persuade main Telecom players to reduce costs

SA Govt going to try to persuade main Telecom players to reduce costs

Cape Town – Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele says he plans to meet with the main players in the telecommunications sector to persuade them to reduce the cost to communicate. Speaking to journalists in Parliament, on Wednesday, after tabling the Budget Vote for his department, the Minister said bringing down the cost to …

SA Governement concerned about escalating levels of violence

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria – South Africa has expressed its concern, over the escalation of violence between Israel and Palestine territories, to Israeli Ambassador Arthur Lenk. On Wednesday, Lenk was summoned to the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) for a meeting with Deputy Minister Nomaindia Mfeketo. Deputy Minister Mfeketo expressed South Africa’s grave concern over the …

Labour Minister looking at national minimum wage

Labour Minister looking at national minimum wage

Cape Town – Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says her department will launch a major investigation into the modalities for the introduction of a national minimum wage in a bid to close pay inequalities. The Minister also said amendments to the Labour Relations Act would be finalised in a bid to ensure that the Commission for …

SAA passengers discharged from hospital

Kommer oor standaard en veiligheid van lugvaart in Suid-Afrika na byna noodlottige ongeluk by Port-Elizabeth Lughawe

Hong Kong – Eighteen of the 20 people, injured when a South African Airways (SAA) flight experienced severe turbulence, have been discharged from hospital. “SAA would like to advise that 18 of the 20 people injured whilst on board SA286 from Johannesburg to Hong Kong have now been discharged from hospital,” said SAA spokesperson Tlali …

Labour Minister intervenes in Numsa strike

Labour Minister intervenes in Numsa strike

Cape Town – Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced that she will meet with the National Union of Metalworkers SA (Numsa) and the metal and engineering industry in a bid to ensure the strike does not drag out for longer. The minister said she wanted to find out why both sides failed to reach an …

SEMI-FINAL RESULTS OF THE GAUTENG EAST KEYHEALTH SERIES

Kia South Africa Fed Cup Team Media Day

Semi-final results of the Gauteng East KeyHealth Series being played in Benoni, Gauteng. Singles Semi-finals Men Boys 12 4-Codie van Schalkwyk (Nam) bt Christopher Fok (Mus) 6-4 6-1 3-Andreas Scott (GC) bt 6-Dylan Salton (GE) 6-1 6-2 Boys 14 1-Christiaan Worst (GN) bt 8-William Wilson (GN) 6-4 6-4 3-Joubert Klopper (FS) bt Taine Bernhard (GC) …

Die behandeling van Afrikaans op TV laat die vraag oor die betaling van TV-lisensies weer opklink

Wheels of Injustice

“Dit is ’n ernstige vraag waarom Afrikaanse TV-kykers wat nie meer die Afrikaanse televisie aandnuus kan sien nie, steeds TV-lisensies ten duurste moet betaal,” het dr. Pieter Mulder, VF Plus-leier in die Parlement aan die minister van Kommunikasie gevra. Dr. Mulder het aan die Kommunikasie-debat deelgeneem. Die skuif van die Afrikaanse televisie aandnuus en Afrikaanse …

SAA passengers, crew injured in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: An SAA flight destined for Hong Kong experienced severe turbulence, resulting in 17 passengers and three crew members being injured, South African Airways (SAA) said on Wednesday. SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali said flight SA286, which departed from Johannesburg on Tuesday afternoon, bound for Hong Kong, experienced severe turbulence injuring some passengers and crew. …

MAJOR JUNIOR TENNIS EVENT ANNOUNCED BY TENNIS SOUTH AFRICA

Tennis

The best of the best junior tennis players to do battle in Manguang Johannesburg, South Africa – Following the international announcement in March this year by footwear and apparel manufacturer Nike that they have discontinued the global Nike junior Tour, Tennis South Africa (TSA) have announced a replacement event. The new tournament to be called …

Begrotingsposdebat vir die Departement van Vervoer: Suid-Afrika se gebrekkige openbare vervoerstelsel kort aandag

Begrotingsposdebat vir die Departement van Vervoer: Suid-Afrika se gebrekkige openbare vervoerstelsel kort aandag

‘n Holistiese vervoerplan is uiteindelik nodig om aan Suid-Afrika se behoeftes te voldoen aangesien openbare vervoer steeds baie gebrekkig is en sonder behoorlike planne deurgevoer word, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor vervoer. Volgens adv. Alberts is ‘n goeie voorbeeld van die skewe beplanning die minister se geskrewe antwoord aan …

ANC-regering mors met land se minerale rykdom

Moord op vroue in Suid-Afrika bereik ongekende hoogtes

Toespraak: Begrotingsposdebat vir die Department van Mineralebronne: 15 Julie 2014 Dit is kommerwekkend dat die regering reeds sy lippe aflek vir die ontginning van skaliegas sonder dat die gevestigde minerale-industrie se probleme behoorlik behandel is, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor minerale. Adv. Alberts sê die VF Plus is bekommerd …

BRICS Development Bank to be based in Shanghai

Entire African Continent to benefit from BRICS bank

Fortaleza – The emerging-market bloc of BRICS on Tuesday announced plans that will see the envisaged Development Bank being based in Shanghai, China. Plans are also in progress for a Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA). The five members of the group — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) – laid out the designs of …

Russia, SA talk economic cooperation

Russia, SA talk economic cooperation

Fortaleza – Russian President Vladimir Putin and South African President Jacob Zuma have held talks on broader bilateral cooperation that could be given a new impulse after the South African elections. Starting the negotiations, President Putin congratulated President Zuma on his victory at the elections and said: “Now it is high time to recall our …

SA Government in talks over Karoo shale gas licenses

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria- The Department of Mineral Resources is in negotiations with the Department of Science and Technology with regards to the future of issuing licenses for shale gas exploration, Mineral Resources Minister, Ngoako Ramatlhodi, said on Tuesday. “We are in negotiations with the Department of Science and Technology on a few issues that have to be …

QUARTERFINAL RESULTS OF THE GAUTENG EAST KEYHEALTH SERIES

South Africa draw Turkey in Davis Cup 2015

RESULTS OF THE GAUTENG EAST KEYHEALTH SERIES Quarterfinal results of the Gauteng East KeyHealth Series being played in Benoni, Gauteng. Singles Quarterfinals Men Boys 12 Christopher Fok (Mus) bt 1-Robbie Arends (WP) 6-3 6-1 4-Codie van Schalkwyk (Nam) bt 8-Ruben Fortuin (Bol) 6-2 6-3 3-Andreas Scott (GC) bt 7-Tatenda Muttetwa (Zim) 6-2 6-1 6-Dylan Salton …

IFP: ON THE PASSING OF MS NADINE GORDIMER

IFP

The peaceful passing of Ms Nadine Gordimer on Sunday has given us pause to think of the many bright lights in the creative field of South Africa who used their talents to point out the need for social change and to push for political freedom. Ms Gordimer was foremost among them, and was recognised in …

Sanral besig met dreigtaktiek teen padgebruikers

Die Vryheidsfront Plus is nie verbaas dat die Nasionale Vervolgingsgesag (NVG) twee vervolgers aangewys het om met Sanral saam te werk om moontlike strafregtelike vervolging van nie-betalers van e-tol te ondersoek nie en beskou dit as deel van ‘n veldtog van afdreiging deur Sanral, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor …

GAUTENG TO HOST INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR TENNIS TOURNAMENTS

Barnard on course for second title

Johannesburg, South Africa – A feast of international junior tennis will be served in Gauteng when Johannesburg and Pretoria host two International Tennis Federation (ITF) tennis tournaments from Saturday. The first of the back to back tournaments, The Wanderers ITF will start on Saturday 19th July with the finals scheduled for Friday 25th July and …

SAUK tree ongrondwetlik op in sy afskaling van Afrikaans op TV

Die skuif van die Afrikaanse televisie aandnuus van TV2 na TV3 op die SAUK is ‘n verbreking van sekere ondernemings wat deur die SAUK-topbestuur oor Afrikaans gegee is. Dit bevestig verder die geleidelike vertrapping  van Afrikaans en verontagsaam grondwetlike waarborge oor taal in Suid-Afrika deur die korporasie, sê dr. Pieter Mulder, VF Plus-leier en woordvoerder …